Theo Xin

Head of Product&Technology MENA, Trina Solar

Theo Xin is the Head of Product&Technology for the Middle East and Africa region of Trina Solar. Theo holds a degree in New Energy Engineering and a Master's degree in Innovation management, he worked in the wind power industry before joining the photovoltaic industry. After that in Trinasolar he spent a significant amount of time working on solar module products and technology. He has worked in Europe, China, and in the Middle East and Africa.


Wednesday 31 January 2024

Panel discussion 2 | Solar techs for the desert

In this session, we will discuss with industry experts and representatives of manufacturers the importance of choosing highly reliable products when operating in the Saudi market, as well as how to better procure these products.

Talking points:

  • Potential new factories in SA
  • Local content requirements
  • Next-generation product (tandem perovskite-silicon)
  • Competition of mainstream technologies PERC, TOPCon, xBC, HTJ
  • Localizing inverter production
  • Testing and certification

Speakers: Abdullah Zalam, Manager – PV Technology, ACWA Power | Leon Chuang, Global Marketing Director, Risen Energy | Theo Xin, Head of Product&Technology MENA, Trina Solar | Yasser Zaidan, Sr. Sales Manager - Middle East, Jinko Solar

Moderators: Emiliano Bellini, News Director, pv magazine | Dr. Amin Al Yaquob, Managing Partner, Al Yaquob Advisory