SAM NA 19 - Main visual 1800w.png
_O3A9931.jpg
DSC_3916.jpg
_I7A0194.jpg
Hotel.jpg
News 02 (500kb).jpg
Room (500kb).jpg
_I7A0371.jpg
Solarplaza 01 (500kb).jpg
SAM NA 19 - Main visual 1800w.png

Solar Asset Management North America


26-27 March 2019 - San Francisco

SCROLL DOWN

Solar Asset Management North America


26-27 March 2019 - San Francisco

The leading conference dedicated to optimizing the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios

Solar Asset Management North America 2019 meets at the intersection of asset owners, managers, investors, IPPs, utilities and O&M service providers. The Solar Asset Management conferences create a unique convergence of opportunities to network, learn and share knowledge, representing industry views across the entire asset management and O&M spectrum.

500+ attendees

Get actionable and exclusive insights from service providers to asset managers and investors.

90+ leading experts

Learn to harness the best financial and technical practices with industry trends

40+ sponsors/exhibitors

Meet the frontrunning players profiling themselves and their leading products/services

DON'T lose even a kilowatt of input!

JOIN our community of 20,000+ solar professionals and enthusiasts to be the first to receive the latest industry insights, white papers, new speakers, program updates, and much more…

Latest White Papers

_O3A9931.jpg

Speakers


SCROLL DOWN

Speakers


TOM LEYDEN /// SENIOR DIRECTOR - EDF RENEWABLES DISTRIBUTED SOLUTIONS
In Tom’s 30 years in solar he has held a number of executive management positions. He was VP of Sales and Marketing at EPV, a thin-film PV manufacturer, and at WorldWater, a remote-power and water pumping company installing solar projects in Africa and Asia. He served as VP of East Coast Operations for PowerLight, the commercial PV pioneer bought by SunPower, where he ran SunPower’s East Coast office in Trenton, NJ, and later was VP of Commercial Development at SolarCity. In 2012 he became CEO of the start-up Solar Grid Storage that was acquired by Sunedison in 2015. He joined EDF Renewables in 2016 to help develop and deliver innovative solar and storage business models.

Tom has served the industry in various other roles, including President of MSEIA and MDV-SEIA, board member of national SEIA and PV Now, and advisor to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council. Mr. Leyden holds a BA from Princeton University.
TOM LEYDEN
SENIOR DIRECTOR /// EDF RENEWABLES DISTRIBUTED
Justin Johnson /// President - CD Arevon
Justin is the President of CD Arevon, Capital Dynamic’s Asset Management affiliate. Previously, Justin was the Director of Asset Management on the Clean Energy Infrastructure team. He has 20 years of energy and operations experience. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, Justin was at EDP Renewables for he held a variety of roles ranging from Turbine Procurement, Director of Asset Management, Director of Performance Management and Director of Development/Construction. Prior to EDPR, he served as an officer in the US Air Force for 7 years in flight test engineering and project management roles.
Justin Johnson
President /// CD Arevon
LYNSEY TIBBS /// PROJECT MANAGER OF SOLAR OPERATIONS - SOUTHERN POWER
Lynsey Tibbs is Project Manager of Solar Operations at Southern Power Company. Southern Power owns 28 solar facilities in 6 states and manages the operations of these facilities through a combination of third-party O&M contracts and self-perform operations. Lynsey is responsible for managing a team of engineers overseeing the third-party contracts. Lynsey’s team also serves as corporate support for self-perform operations. Lynsey has 12 years of electric industry experience including regulated utility forecasting, utility system planning and renewable development, construction and operation.
LYNSEY TIBBS
PROJECT MANAGER OF SOLAR OPERATIONS /// SOUTHERN POWER
AMANDA ROSENBERG /// SR ASSOCIATE - NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
Amanda Rosenberg's practice focuses on federal income tax law, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy investment, energy tax credits, government incentive programs and domestic and international project finance transactions. She also has extensive experience on CFIUS filings for foreign acquisitions of US companies and projects.
AMANDA ROSENBERG
SR ASSOCIATE /// NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
JON PREVITALI /// VP ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE - WELLS FARGO
Jon Previtali leads technical due diligence for solar and wind projects at Wells Fargo, one of the largest financiers of renewable energy in the US. He also serves on the board of Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator, a grant program for clean-tech starts-ups. Jon is an engineer with degrees from Stanford and the University of Colorado who has worked with Internet and renewable energy technologies for over twenty years with stints at SunEdison and Black & Veatch.
JON PREVITALI
VP ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE /// WELLS FARGO
MELISSA STARK /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - ACCENTURE
Melissa Stark is a Managing Director at Accenture with 25 years of experience in the energy and utilities industry focusing on R&D/technology, investment and decision support and supply chain.

Melissa is Accenture’s Global Lead for Renewables focusing on wind, solar, storage and renewable gas. She has authored more than 40 papers and articles over the last 10 years. Her next paper, “Lighting the path- the next stage in solar development”, will be released in April 2019.

Melissa has a MBA in Transportation from Northwestern University and a BSc in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley. Melissa served as Assistant Chair of Technology for the US National Petroleum Council study, Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future. She is a Fellow of the U.K. Energy Institute.
MELISSA STARK
MANAGING DIRECTOR - ACCENTURE
DSC_3916.jpg

Program


SCROLL DOWN

Program


Program Outline - Day 1

Session 1
• Opening by conference Chairman
• Turning the tide of value deflation: the importance of innovation and Asset Management excellence in driving solar profitability
• Looking at the operational PV landscape through the lenses of financial investors

Session 2A

• Turning Data into Knowledge: Leveraging SCADA data to maximize performance of a growing solar fleet
• Advanced data analytics and predictive maintenance

Session 2B

• Solar Lendscape: Capital Markets in 2019
• Bank Asset Management 101

Session 2C

• Community Solar opportunities and Asset Management considerations
• Solutions for Residential Solar PV Production

Session 3A

• Integrating Aerial Inspections into O&M activities
• Insourcing vs. Outsourcing of Aerial Inspections

Session 3B

• Real value of adding storage into projects and portfolios
• PV+Storage Planning and Operations

Session 3C

• Modules Pricing Dynamics
• Assessing Bifacial Modules: First results based on case studies
Session 4
• Effects of consolidation in the Solar Market
• Tell your solar horror stories

program.jpg

Program Outline - Day 2

Session 5
• Opening by Conference Chairman
• The opposing forces of vertical integration and disintegration

Session 6A

• Science or fiction: How Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning can maximize solar assets’ performance
• The importance of a standardized approach to SCADA and Network Operations

Session 6B

• Repowering: seeking the competitive market edge
• Repowering Case Studies

Session 6C

• M&A Strategies
• A look into the future: Merchant vs. PPAs

Session 7A

• O&M best practices and lessons learned
• Spare Part Management: Best Practices

Session 7B

• End of Lifetime: Financial Planning and Budgeting
• Nurturing the O&M Relationship: Changing the structure of O&M Agreements to the better benefit of all

Session 7C

• Crisis Intervention in response to the increasing severity of weather phenomena
• Forecasting & Weather data
Session 8
• Leveraging cloud computing, cloud architecture, and advanced cloud-based applications to create highly efficient, cost-effective, and scalable asset management solutions for large solar fleets nationally and globally.
• Value of Automation in an Era of Diminishing Marginal Returns
_I7A0194.jpg

Sponsors & Partners


     

SCROLL DOWN

Sponsors & Partners


     

OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXHIBITING AND SPONSORSHIP
logo.png


'Solar Asset Management North America' is a unique, yearly (now going into its 6th year) conference and exhibition that offers a wealth of opportunities to build and promote your brand towards a focused target group.

Options include:

  • Visibility at the leading event of its kind in North America

  • On- and offline brand promotion through the event campaign

  • Facilitated 1-on-1 meetings

  • Limited number of compact exhibition booth spaces

  • Two days of unparalleled networking opportunities with all relevant service providers, operators, IPP's, utilities, asset managers and financial stakeholders

Sponsor and exhibiting spaces are limited, so make sure you reach out in time.

For more information, please contact Jens van der Laan through jens@solarplaza.com.

CONTACT
Jens van der Laan

Account Manager
Jens van der Laan

Tel: +31 10 302 7910
Mail: jens@solarplaza.com

SPONSORS
DIAMOND SPONSOR
 
 
BADGE SPONSOR
BREAKOUT ROOM SPONSOR
 
GOLD SPONSORS
WIFI SPONSOR
SLI.DO SPONSOR
 
NETWORKING SPONSORS
EXHIBITION SPONSORS
BRANDING SPONSOR
PARTNERS
CONTENT PARTNER
 
MEDIA PARTNERS
Hotel.jpg

Venue


SCROLL DOWN

Venue


The venue for Solar Asset Management North America will be the Grand Hyatt San Francisco

ACCOMMODATION

Are you looking for accommodation?
bed
Click here to reserve your room in the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.

News 02 (500kb).jpg

Resources


     

SCROLL DOWN

Resources


     

Room (500kb).jpg

Previous Editions


SCROLL DOWN

Previous Editions


Solarplaza has been organizing events since 2004, hosting over 100 events in over more than 30 countries. Within that line-up, the Solar Asset Management conference series is a global range of events fully dedicated to Operations & Maintenance, Asset Management and all other technical and financial topics in the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios.

With highly successful editions in North America (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,2018), Europe (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Asia(2015, 2016, 2017,2018) and Latin America (2016, 2017), the series is establishing an important position around the world, following the maturation of international solar markets.

_I7A0371.jpg

Registration


     

SCROLL DOWN

Registration


     

Registration - Solar Asset Management North America

26-27 March 2019 /// San Francisco, USA

Register to join over 500 other attendees at Solar Asset Management North America (26-27 March 2019, San Francisco). Please feel free to get in touch with us directly at registrations@solarplaza.com, in case of any issues or questions regarding registration. We look forward to meeting you in San Francisco!

PRICING & DISCOUNTS
CONFERENCE TICKETS Early Bird Prices
Until 21 February 2019
Regular prices
Until 25 March 2019
At the door
1-day ticket $995 $1,075 $1,135
2-day ticket $1,650 $1,790 $1,890
WORKSHOP Limited availability
Workshop (25 March) * $400
* Get 15% discount on your conference ticket by registering for the Workshop (25 March) + 2-Day Conference (26-27 March)
NETWORKING DINNER Limited capacity
26 March 2019 /// 7.00 PM $120
Solarplaza 01 (500kb).jpg

About Solarplaza


SCROLL DOWN

About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza

"TO POSITIVELY IMPACT THE WORLD BY ACCELERATING THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TRANSITION"

SP World Map
  • ESTABLISHED IN 2004

  • 100+ EVENTS

  • 30+ COUNTRIES

    FROM CHILE TO CHINA

  • 60.000 + 

    PV PROFESSIONALS IN OUR NETWORK

Contact us

PROJECT MANAGER
Konstantinos Tzanakakis 300sq.jpg

For program matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

Kostis Tzanakakis
Tel: +31 103027903
+1 415 530 1968
Mail: kostis@solarplaza.com

PROJECT MANAGER
Gosia Surowiec 500x500.jpg

For program matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

Gosia Surowiec
Tel: +31 103027907
Mail: gosia@solarplaza.com

ACCOUNT MANAGER
Jens van der Laan 500x500.jpg

For questions regarding exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Jens van der Laan
Tel: +31 10 3027910
Mail: jens@solarplaza.com

MARKETEER
Irene Rodriguez 500x500.jpg

For inquiries on media partnerships and marketing opportunities, reach out to:

Irene Rodríguez Martín
Tel: +31 10 302 7912
Mail: irene@solarplaza.com