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, Europe and Asia, the series is establishing an important position around the world, following the maturation of international Solar Markets.
Solar O&M Europe 2013
Milan /// Italy
Solar O&M Europe 2014
Milan /// Italy
Solar Asset Management Asia 2015
Tokyo /// Japan
Solar Asset Management Europe 2015
Milan /// Italy
What did participants think of the event?
General evaluation: 8.6/ 10
The conference was joined by 360+ participants, with high executive level turnout as 1 in 3 of the event attendees was a c-level executive, and 3 in 4 attendees had purchasing responsibilities within their respective companies (see full list of participants at the end of this column).
What did participants think of the event?
General evaluation: 8.6 / 10
• 63% of participants say they will close a business deal as a result of their attendance at the event
• 85% of participants say they will come back next year
• 90% of participants say they will recommend the event to a friend or a colleague
“Congratulations on another successful event! We got a huge amount of value out of the two days,
and I’m sure everyone else did as well”
“SAMNA is the mechanism facilitating necessary conversations between financiers, developers, and service providers resulting in defined pathways for more realistic project expectations, smoother project development, and clearer communication between all involved in the life cycle of a solar energy facility."
“SAM NA has been a perfect place to meet quickly people that matter in the solar value chain for
O&M, AM, IPP, UTILITIES […] A very focused event, well organized and well attended”
"The Solar Asset Management North America conference is a well-run program with rich content
and networking opportunities. For any company that is serious about managing solar assets, this
conference is a must”
“If you are involved in PV asset management or O&M in North America,
you cannot afford to miss this event”
“This is a great forum for leaders in solar asset management to share ideas, best practices, and
challenges […] a gathering of the key players in the Solar Asset Management space, developing
relationships and reviewing historical progress, as well as predicting future progress for the
industry as a whole”
“Terrific opportunity to learn and to get to meet all key decision makers of the industry”
“Best industry event for solar asset management […] It is an invaluable place to get the leaders in
the industry in a single place to share and collaborate on taking the industry to the next level”
“The conference paid for itself in the first 20 minutes”
3megawatt – CEO | Advanced Energy – Business Development Manager | Alectris – Managing Director | Alectris – Country Manager US & LatAm | Algonquin Power – Director Operations | Alion Energy Inc. – Vice President Marketing & Business Development | AlsoEnergy – President | AlsoEnergy – Account Executive | American Solar Power Inc. – Director Business Development | Araymond Energies – President & CEO | Atlas Tube – Renewable Sales | Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Director | Bay4 Energy Services – Chairman / CEO | Bay4 Energy Services – President | Bay4 Energy Services – VP Sales | Bay4 Technical Services – President | Bay4 Technical Services – Energy, Production & Monitoring Specialist | Black & Veatch – Head Solar PV |Bloomberg New Energy Finance – Lead Solar Analyst | Borrego Solar Systems – Asset Manager | California ISO – Senior Advisor | California Public Utilities Commission – Lead Analyst Interconnection |CalSeia – Executive Board | Campbell Scientific – Application Engineer | CAMS, LLC – Vice President | Canadian Solar – Senior Project Manager | Celestica – Energy Solutions Manager | Celestica – Business Development Director Energy | Citibank – Managing Director | Clean Energy Collective – Operations and Maintenance Manager | Clean Power Research – Vice President | Clean Power Research – Product Manager | Clenera – Director Business Development | Conergy – Director Assets and Service | CPE Inc. – Vice President Business Development | CPE Inc. – General Manager Operations | CPUC – Lead Analyst | CSD Nano – President / CEO | Cypress Creek Renewables – Vice President Engineering | Cypress Creek Renewables – Senior Engineer | Diaspark – Vice President Enterprise Services | Diaspark – Vice President Business Development | Diaspark – Chief Architect | Diaspark – Advisor | Distributed Asset Solutions – Asset Manager | DLL – Vice President Asset Management | DLL Financial Services – Director Asset Management | DNV GL – Director Solar Department | DNV GL – Manager Solar Technology | Draker Inc – CEO | Draker Inc – Applications Engineering Manager | Draker Inc – Director Key Accounts | Draker Inc – Vice President Product Management and Marketing | Draker Inc – Vice President Sales | Draker Inc – Product Manager | Draker Inc – Regional Sales Manager | DSM – Business Analyst | Duke Energy Renewables – Manager Solar Operations | DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions– Principal Investigator | DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions– Manager Solar Operations | E.ON Climate & Renewables – Solar Operations and Asset Manager | Ecoplexus – Business Analysis Manager | Ecos Energy – Asset Manager | ECOSolar – Senior Project Developer | Ecovacs Robotics Co Ltd – Director International Sales | Ecovacs Robotics Co Ltd – Chief Engineer | EDF Renewable Energy – Asset Manager | EDF Renewable Energy – Marketing Manager | EDF Renewable Services – Executive Vice President O&M | EDF Renewable Services – Business Development Manager | EDF Renewable Services – Project / Operations Manager-Catalina Solar| EDF Renewable Services – Director of Business Development | Efficiency.org – Principal | Energtech LLC – President | Energtech LLC – Consultant | Enertis – Senior Project Manager | Enertis – Country Manager | Enertis – Project Manager | Enisolar Energy Solutions Ltd – Managing Partner | EnterSolar LLC – Senior Engineer | Envision Energy – Operations Manager | Ethos Distributed Solutions– President | First Solar – Director Grid Integration | First Solar – Vice President O&M | First Solar – Director Business Development and O&M | First Solar – Senior Manager Operations and System Support | First Solar – Senior Manager Sales and O&M | First Solar – Manager Commercial | First Solar – Manager Performance Fleet | First Solar – Engineer PV Plant Performance | Fronius USA LLC – Group Leader Technical Support | Fronius USA LLC – Group Leader Marketing and PreSales | GeoModel Solar – Business Development | Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – Asset Manager | Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – Plant Manager | GoldenSet Capital Partners – Asset Manager | Google – RE / Asset Manager | Great Circle Solar Management Corp. – President & CEO | Greenleaf –TNX Management LLC – Partner | GreenPowerMonitor – CEO | GreenPowerMonitor – Director Business Development | Grid SME – President | groSolar – Asset Manager | Grupo Onyx – Development Manager | Grupo Onyx – Division Manager | Grupo Onyx – Quality Assurance Engineer | GTM Research – Director Solar Research | Hartford Steam Boiler I&I – Senior Client Manager | Heliolytics – CEO | Heliolytics – CTO | HUB International Insurance– Senior Vice President | IBTS – Senior Manager Energy & Sustainability | Identity3 – Founding Partner |IMCORP – Director Sales | Inaccess – CEO | Inaccess – Technical Sales Director North America | Inaccess – Director of Account Development | Independent Energy Solutions – Senior Manager Service Operations | Independent Energy Solutions – Senior Service Technician | InspecTools – Managing Partner | InspecTools – Project Manager | juwi Shizen Energy Operation Inc. – Representative Director | K&L Gates LLP – Partner | KACO New Energy – Technical Sales | Karbone Inc. – Director of Research | KG Solar & Renewable Energy (KG Management) – Director Sales and Operations | Kurios Energy – CEO | kWh Analytics – CEO | KYOCERA Solar, Inc. – Director Project Solutions | Kyumaru Pacific Alliances – Managing Director | Laplace Systems Inc. – Business Development Manager | Lend Lease – Senior Business Development Manager Solar | Locus Energy – Technical Account Manager Commercial Sales |MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. – Vice President and CFO | MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. – Vice President | Makani Power – Senior Manager Field Operations | Makani Power – Director Operations | Marathon Capital – Managing Director | Maxgen Energy Services/TSR – President | Media Venture Partners Renewables – Managing Director | Meteocontrol GmbH – Sales Director North America | Meteocontrol GmbH – International Business Development | Meteocontrol North America Inc. – Director of Sales | Mic Renewable Energy Holdings LLC – Director | Miller Bros Solar – Director Asset Management | Morgan Stanley– Vice President | MVP Renewable Energy – Vice President | Namaste Solar – Director O&M and Consulting Sales | Namaste Solar – Director O&M and Commercial Service | Nautilus Solar Energy LLC – President | Nautilus Solar Energy LLC – Vice President Asset Management | Nautilus Solar Energy LLC – Asset Manager| Next Energy and Resources Co., Ltd. – Manager | Next Energy and Resources Co., Ltd. – Director | Next Energy and Resources Co., Ltd. – Chief | Next Energy and Resources Co., Ltd. – Senior Manager | Next Phase Solar – Business Development Manager EES Commercial | Next Phase Solar – Business Development Manager | Next Phase Solar – Senior Engineer | Nextility, Inc. – Director Solar Asset Management | NJR Clean Energy Ventures – Manager Asset Maintenance and Performance | NJR Clean Energy Ventures – Manager Residential Market Development | NRG – Senior Director Asset Management | NRG – Director Asset Management | NRG Home Solar– Director Solar Fleet Management | NRG Home Solar– Vice President Operations | NRG Home Solar– O&M Manager / Engineer | NuGen Capital Management, LLC – CEO | OCI Solar Power – Asset Manager | OMIFIN Solutions Inc. – President | Omron Corporation – Business Development Manager | Omron Corporation – Product Manager PV Instruments | Omron Corporation – Marketing Manager | OST Energy Ltd – Head of Asset Management | Owen Dunn Insurance Services – Energy & Construction Practice Leader | Pacific Power Renewables – System Technician | Pacific Power Renewables – Systems Analyst | PENN Energy Renewables – Director Construction | PG&E – Director | PG&E – Senior Engineer | Polywater – Vice President/General Manager Electrical Division | Potentia Solar Inc. – Vice President Operations | PowerHub – Managing Director | PowerHub – Director | PsomasFMG – Asset Manager | QE Solar – Managing Partner | QOS Energy – CEO | Quatrefoil Capital – Managing Partner | Radian Generation – CEO | Radian Generation – Vice President | Radian Generation – Director Portfolio Management | Recurrent Energy – Senior Vice President Procurement | Recurrent Energy – Senior Director Procurement | Recurrent Energy – Senior Director Asset Management | Recurrent Energy – Senior Regional Asset Manager | Recurrent Energy – Asset Manager | Recurrent Energy – Analyst Asset Management | Renewable Energy Loss Adjuster (RELA) – Regional Loss Adjuster | Scatec Solar – Vice President Structured Finance | Schneider Electric – Services Director | Sea Inc. – Managing Director | Shizen Energy Inc – Representative Director | Skyview Ventures – President | SMA – Executive Vice President Service | SMA – Director Global Service Business Development at Americas Regional Service Sales | SMA – Senior Manager O&M North America | SMA – Vice President Customer Service | Sol Systems– Senior Director Asset Management | Solar Data Systems, Inc. – President | Solar Data Systems, Inc. – Director of Sales West | Solar Income Fund – President and COO | Solar Power Network – Vice President Operations | Solarcity– Director O&M | Solarcity– Manager Systems Diagnostics | SolarEdge – Marketing Manager Director North America| SolarEdge – Business Development | SolarEdge – Director Sales Strategic Accounts | Solarrus Corporation – Vice President | Solarrus Corporation – Process Manager | Solichamba – Managing Director | Solmetric Corporation – Applications Engineer | Solmetric Corporation – Marketing Manager | Soltage, LLC – Manager Solar Assets | Solvay – Sustainable Energy Innovation Platform Director | Solvay – North America Venturing Director | sPower – Director Asset Management | sPower – Director Operations | sPower – Electrical Engineer | SREC Trade – CEO | SREC Trade – Vice President Technology | State Street – Vice President | Strata Solar LLC – Assistant Manager Asset Management | Sun Valley Solar Solutions – Service Department Manager | SunEdison – Senior Director Business Development North America | SunEdison – Senior Vice President | SunEdison – CFO | SunEdison – Global Head Performance Operations | SunEdison – Senior Director Business Development North America | SunEdison – Head Product Management | SunEdison – General Manager North America | SunEdison – SREC Manager | SunEdison – Managing Director Asset Management | SunEdison – Director Product Management | SunEdison – Technical Manager | SunEdison – Senior Asset Manager | SunEdison – O&M Contract Manager | SunEdison – Product Manager | SunEdison – QA Engineer | SunEdison – Commercial Technology Manager | SunEdison – Customer Service Coordinator NAMR Operations | SunPower Corporation – Senior Manager O&M West Region Commercial Systems | SunPower Corporation – Senior Manager O&M | SunPower Corporation – Senior Manager O&M East Coast | SunPower Corporation – Senior Manager SCADA Engineering | SunPower Corporation – Senior Plant Manager | Sunrun Inc. – Senior Director | Sunset Technology – President | Sunshine Analytics – Principal Engineer | Sunspec Alliance – Chairman | Sunspec Alliance – Director | SunSystem Technology – President | SunSystem Technology – Vice President Operations | SunSystem Technology – Asset Manager | SunSystem Technology – CFO | Sunup Solar Tech Services – Founder | Swinerton Renewable Energy Solv Services – Director of Operations | Swinerton Renewable Energy Solv Services – Business Development Manager | Synapse Wireless – Solar | tenKsolar – Senior Applications Engineer | TerraForm Power – Vice President Asset & Risk Management | TerraForm Power – Technical Services Manager O&M | TerraForm Power – Senior Director Technical Services | TerraVerde Renewable Partners – Director | TMEIC – Sales Manager | Tracsales – Sales Manager | Travelers – Technical Director | Travelers – Vice President | Trimark Associates Inc – CTO | True South Renewables Inc. – CEO | True South Renewables Inc. – Vice President Operations | True South Renewables Inc. – Director | TUV Rheinland (US) – Business Development Solar | UL LLC – Business Development Manager | Vaisala – Energy Assessment Product Manager | Vaisala – Sales Manager Energy | Viasys Solar Secure – CEO | Viasys Solar Secure – CFO | Vigilant Energy Management – Director O&M | Vivint Solar – Vice President Asset Management | Vivint Solar – Principal Scientist | Vivint Solar – Asset Manager | Vivint Solar – Director Capital Markets | Vivint Solar – Director Fleet Performance | Washington Gas Energy Systems – ManagerCommercial Assets | Wells Fargo – Vice President Asset Management | Wells Fargo – Surety | Wells Fargo – Solar Contract Manager | Yingli Green Energy Americas – Vice President Technology
What did participants think of the event?
General evaluation: 8.1 / 10
The conference was joined by 267 participants, with high executive level turnout as 1 in 3 of the event attendees was a c-level executive (see full list of participants at the end of this column).
Alectris - Managing Director, Alectris - O&M Manager US, Alectris - Sales Manager (US-LATAM), AlsoEnergy - CEO, AlsoEnergy - Sales, AlsoEnergy - Senior Software Engineer, Antares Group - Renewable Energy Engineer, Arizona Public Service (APS) - Leader Solar O&M, Arizona Public Service (APS) - Electrical Engineer, Arizona Public Service Company - General Manager, Assurant, Inc. - VP New Venture Commercialization, Atonometrics - President,Austin Funds - Manager, Austin Funds - Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Director, Belectric Inc. - Director, System Performance, Belectric Inc. - Performance and Operations Engineer, Belectric Inc. - VP Operations, BluEarth Renewables Inc. - VP Business Development & Operations, Bridge strategy - Consultant, California ISO - Senior Advisor RE Integration, Canadian Solar - Sr. Project Manager, Celestica - Manager, Solar Energy Services, Chadbourne & Parke - Associate, Chevron - PV O&M Field Service Manager,Chevron Energy Solutions - O&M Manager, Clean Energy Collective - Project Manager, CleanPower Finance - VP Field Operations, CSD Nano, Inc - CEO, CSD Nano, Inc - R&D Engineer,DECK Monitoring - Account Manager, Diaspark Inc - VP Business Development, DNV GL - Senior Engineer Solar, Ecoppia - VP Sales, EDF-RS - Regional Manager, Solar, EDP Renewables - Regional Manager, EDP Renewables - Turbine Reliability, EDPR NA LLC - Asset Manager, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) - Sr. Project Manager, Emerson Process Management - Business Development Manager,Enertis Solar Inc - Country Manager North America, Enphase - Product Manager, Enphase Energy - VP Service and Support,EnterSolar - Technical Director, EON Climate and Renewables - Head of Solar Operations & Maintenance, EON Climate and Renewables - Solar Performance Engineer, ESU Services - Chief Technical Officer, Ethos Distributed Solutions - Sales, Ethos Distributed Solutions - Principal Sales Engineer, Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. - VP & Senior Asset Operations Director, Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. - Technical Director, First Solar - Vice President Operations & Maintenance, First Solar - Global Commercial Manager, First Solar - Director of Business Development O&M, First Solar - Manager Performance Fleet, First Solar - Director Power Plant O&M, First Solar - Service Agreement Manager, First Solar - Manager Systems O&M, First Solar - Operations Supervisor, First Solar - Global Manager O&M Tech Programs, FLEXcon - Business Development Manager, GCL Solar Energy, Inc - Director of Engineering, GCL Solar Energy, Inc - Project Engineering Manager, GCL Solar Energy, Inc - Senior Manager, GCL Solar Energy, Inc - Asset Manager, GES USA, Inc. - Director of Business Development, Google, Renewable Energy Asset Manager, GreenPowerMonitor - CEO, Grid SME - President, groSolar - Service and Asset Manager, GTM Research - Senior Solar Analyst, GTM Research - Director, Solar Researcher, Hartford Steam Boiler - Assistant Vice President Engineering, HUB International - SVP, Identity3 - Founder, Imcorp - Director, inaccess - Director of Account Development, Infigen Energy - Director O&M Services, Inovateus Solar - Senior Engineer, Inovateus Solar - Construction Manager, juwi Solar - Operations and Maintenance Engineer, juwi Solar - Director Operations, K&L Gates LLP - Partner, KG Management (KG Solar) - Director of Sales & Operations, LEGO Operaciones de Mexico - Facilities Sr. Manager, LEGO Operaciones de Mexico - Lom Energy Manager, Leidos Engineering, LLC - Director Solar Generation, Lend Lease - Sr. Business Development Manager, Mainstream Energy- Service Portfolio Manager, Mainstream Energy - Field Service Manager, Mainstream Energy - Service Manager, Marsh Risk and Insurances Services - Senior Vice President, Marubeni America Corporation - General, Marubeni America Corporation - Development Manager, MaxGen Energy Services - President, MC Dermott Will & Emery - Partner, 3megawatt - CEO, Meteocontrol - Sales Director North America, MetLife - Director, Miller Bros Solar - Director of Asset Management, NABCEP - Manager Solutions Architecture, NABCEP- Executive Director, Namaste Solar Electric - O&M Business Development, Navigant - Associate Director, New Generation Energy & Environment - President, Next Energy & Resource Co., Ltd. - PV plant designer, Next Energy & Resource Co., Ltd. - Monitoring specialist, Next Energy & Resources Co., Ltd - Manager, Next Phase Solar - CEO, NextEnergy & Resources Co.,Ltd - Director, Novagen Engineering - Partner, NREL - Principal Engineer, OMIFIN solutions inc. - President, Pacific Gas and Electric Company - Director of Planning, Pacific Power Renewables Inc. - System Analyst, Pacific Power Renewables Inc. - Senior System Technician, Panasonic - Director, Panasonic - Senior Engineer, PCGSolar Inc. - President, PowerFin Partners - Vice President, PsomasFMG, LLC - Sr VP & COO, QE Solar LLC - Managing Partner, Radian Generation - VP of Operations, Radian Generation - CEO, Rainwater Solar Services - President, REC Solar Commercial - Director of Business Development, Recurrent Energy - Senior Director Asset Management,Recurrent Energy - Asset Manager, Recurrent Energy - Analyst Asset Management, Sandia National Laboratories - Solar Market Transformation Team Lead, Sandia National Laboratories - Principal Member of Technical Staff, skytron energy - VP Customer Operations, SMA America LLC - Senior Manager, O&M North America, Solar Frontier Americas, Inc. - Director Business Development & Technical Solutions, SolarReserve - Senior Vice President Operations, SolarReserve - Vice President Asset Management, Solarrus Corporation - VP Strategic Planning, SolBright Renewable Energy - Sr. Project Engineer, Solectria Renewables - Northern CA Sales Manager,SoliChamba - Director, SolPatrol - CEO, sPower - Director Project Management, Standard Solar Inc - Director of Operations and Management Services, SunCommon - Designer, Sun Light & Power - Service Manager, Sunray Energy - General Manager, Sunrun - Vice President Service Delivery, Sunrun Inc - National Field Service Manager, SunSpec Alliance - Development Director, SunSpec - Chairman, Sunspot Solar Energy Systems - Commercial Division Manager, Swinerton Renewable Energy - O&M Manager, Synapse Wireless - VP Product Management, TÜV Rheinland - President, TUV Rheinland (U.S.) - Program Manager Field Services, TUV Rheinland (U.S.) - Manager Solar, True South Renewables - VP Sales & Marketing, True South Renewables - CEO, TVRP - Asset Management Engineer, Vivint Solar - Director Of Asset Management, Yingli Green Energy Americas - VP Technology, Yingli Green Energy Americas - Applications Engineer.