|DIAMOND SPONSOR /// SMA|
|SMA America is the U.S.-based subsidiary of global PV leader SMA Solar Technology AG. SMA is a power conversion, energy management and service support provider for residential through utility-scale photovoltaic systems. SMA’s leading range of solar inverters and related technologies spans all power classes and is compatible with all module types, resulting in the largest solutions portfolio in the industry.
SMA is the top-ranked service provider by third-party analysis. SMA’s Solar Asset Management portfolio of services provides developers, EPCs, utilities, and investors with the PV industry’s best financial backstop and long-term plan to maximize system performance. Since launching its plant-wide O&M service in 2013, SMA has been trusted with more than 3.5 GW of commercial and utility contracts worldwide.
|DIAMOND SPONSOR /// TRIMARK|
|Trimark develops, installs, and maintains performance management systems for utility-scale power sites. These systems measure, control, and enable you to manage power production, energy storage, and utility interconnections. Trimark’s integrated products – SCADA, revenue meters, MET stations, battery energy storage, and microgrid management systems – optimize site performance, resulting in increased revenue.
Trimark’s advanced T1-S SCADA performance management platform is continually evolving to meet our clients’ needs with built-in performance tools to proactively detect performance issues. Trimark’s T1-S Vantage HMI enables users to easily visualize and access data from a site or portfolio of sites, turning data into actionable information for informed decision-making. With advanced analytic dashboards, alert notifications, customizable performance reports, and performance indicators for many devices and weather factors, users can easily confirm if equipment is performing at expected levels and take action to meet financial goals.
|BADGE SPONSOR /// SOLV|
|SOLV® is redefining the O&M industry.
SOLV brings unmatched value to our renewable energy clients. Our EPC experience taught us that a complete solution was needed. SOLV evolved into providing the best service for our customers. SOLV is backed by Swinerton Builders, a 125+ year-old construction company.
The SOLV solution includes SMART monitoring, data analytics, asset management support, in-field technicians and SCADA platforms providing the best optimization and management solution.
Our national in-house SOLV Team configures a custom energy plan, analyzes vitals detecting the smallest concerns, and diagnoses plant issues in order to respond with SMARTer solutions. SOLV performance engineers and operations network staff continually monitor owners' facilities, all with pinpoint accuracy. Plant performance anomalies and system concerns are evaluated in minutes prior to service call deployment.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// POWER FACTORS|
|Power Factors delivers the most advanced portfolio performance software for the wind and solar industry. Designed to give owners and operators the power to increase performance and profits, it seamlessly integrates performance data with operational workflow and contract compliance and automates business processes to drive bottom-line results.|
|Power Factors Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// GREENPOWERMONITOR (GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNER)|
|GreenPowerMonitor (GPM), now part of DNV GL, is an international company that offers products and services in the renewable energy sector. With more than 10 years’ experience, GPM has consolidated its position as the independent leader in management, monitoring and control of renewable energy installations with 21.5 GW globally managed (solar and wind) and more than 3,500 facilities across the globe.
GPM has a great depth of experience with renewable energy plants ranging from 2 kW to 585MW capacity across the globe. The company offers a market-leading integrated solution set for the management and maintenance of renewable energy installations that includes Hardware, Software and Services unmatched in the industry.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// ENVISION DIGITAL|
|Envision Digital, the software and services business unit of global renewables leader, Envision Group, has developed a suite of energy management solutions and capabilities that redefine what is possible in solar PV plant and fleet management. Envision’s software solutions have been deployed across 100 GW of solar and wind assets globally, allowing owners and operators to more effectively and efficiently manage performance of their renewable energy assets while minimizing both operational and financial risks. Envision Digital also brings together deep domain expertise and proprietary technology to provide a fresh and cutting-edge take on independent engineering services for the solar industry, delivering impactful yet cost effective analytics-as-a-service offerings. Envision works with solar asset owners and plant managers, including leading utilities, IPPs, O&M providers, and EPCs, to increase energy production, dramatically improve operational efficiency, and maximize investment returns. To learn more about Envision’s solar solutions and capabilities visit www.ensight.io/ensight-solar/. To learn more about Envision Group, visit www.envision-group.com.|
|Envision Digital Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// HELIOLYTICS|
|Heliolytics offers industry-leading aerial inspection, analytics, and consulting services to provide innovative solutions for PV portfolio risk management and system performance optimization. Heliolytics provides specialized consulting services, such as insurance claim support, warranty strategy and documentation development, portfolio benchmarking, manufacturing serial defect detection, and defect root cause disaggregation. As the global leader of aerial inspections and analytics, Heliolytics has serviced over 16 GW across over 2,000 solar projects globally from distributed rooftop portfolios to some of the largest utility sites in the world. Their proprietary aircraft sensor systems and in-house AI analysis software have been built from the ground up specifically for the PV industry. With an experienced team of PV specialists holding over 45 academic publications in the PV sector, Heliolytics provides their clients with knowledgeable insights into portfolio management through advanced analytics and actionable reporting.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SENSEHAWK|
|SenseHawk is a US-based provider of class-leading analytics solutions that use IoT and AI/ML technologies across the solar value chain. SenseHawk is building a suite of SaaS tools that apply sensing and analytics technologies to streamline processes across the life-cycle of infrastructure assets, breaking down silos through its cloud-based, collaborative platform. SenseHawk has successfully developed solutions that work with the latest data acquisition tools including UAVs, IoT enabled devices and SCADA systems to deliver timely and accurate information to infrastructure managers.|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// FIRST SOLAR|
|First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment.|
|First Solar Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// C2 ENERGY CAPITAL|
|C2 Energy Capital, LLC ("C2") is a rapidly growing Registered Investment Advisor and project development firm. Founded in 2014, the Firm manages the development, financing, construction, ownership, and operation of distributed-scale power generation assets. With a steadfast commitment to building long-term relationships, C2's experienced leadership team collaborates with investors, developers and power purchasers to safely deliver well-built renewable power plants. C2's diverse, $500 M portfolio, stretches across more than 12 states. To learn more visit www.c2.energy.|
|C2 Energy Capital Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// RAPTOR MAPS|
|Raptor Maps is the global leader in solar software solutions and global turnkey PV analytics with drones. We make it simple and affordable for solar companies to adopt drone technology as a tool to reduce performance risks and operation costs, increase performance, and standardize & compare assets across a portfolio. Raptor Maps analyzed more than 4,000 MW (4 GW) of PV systems in 2018 across 6 continents for customers including PV owners, financiers, asset management/O&M, EPC, and 3rd party engineering firms. Its analytics are in compliance with both asset owner requirements and infrared thermography standards. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA USA and founded by MIT engineers.|
|Raptor Maps Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// NOR-CAL CONTROLS|
|Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. (“Nor-Cal”) is a Control and Automation Systems Integrator, providing open architecture DAS and SCADA solutions to the solar PV sector.
Bob Lopez founded Nor-Cal in 2006 when he became frustrated working with large OEM’s. This led to his passion to provide customer-focused automation and controls engineering solutions that truly serves the client. Bob is a senior level engineering professional with over 35 years of concentrated experience in the power generation industry, both traditional and renewable. Within the company, Bob also fills the role of Technical Advisor for Nor-Cal’s engineering team, and participates in the technical aspect and challenges of each project.
|Nor-Cal Controls Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// OBVIUS|
|Obvius is a leading energy solutions provider offering meters, wireless metering, data acquisition, software, and monitoring technologies used to display and manage energy usage and renewable energy generation.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// GRIDSME|
|GridSME is a results-focused consulting firm, representing a diverse group of talented electric industry experts ready to help guide our clients through the fast-changing landscape of the industry. Our clients make up a very diverse group, ranging from small renewable energy companies to large regional utilities and everything in-between—our subject matter experts (SME) provide pragmatic solutions on a wide range of operational, technical, and business challenges, leveraging industry best-practice knowledge gleaned over the many decades of collective experience amassed by our team. While GridSME’s core competencies lie in NERC compliance, cybersecurity, and electrical engineering, we provide a number of additional grid support services to our clients, such as electricity market expertise, operations training, and IT services.|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// GROUNDWORK|
|GroundWork Renewables, Inc. provides meteorological (“MET”) systems and services for solar plant performance prediction and monitoring. Our industry-leading MET and diagnostic products meet project, PPA and owner requirements to ensure profitable solar projects.|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// SOLTAGE|
|Soltage is a full-service renewable energy company that develops, owns, operates and manages energy generation and storage systems across the United States. We are owned in part by Tenaska, one of the largest independent energy companies in the United States.
Founded in 2005, Soltage is a leader in the development, financing, operation and asset management of solar electricity generating systems for commercial & industrial, municipal and utility clients. Since its founding, Soltage has successfully developed solar power projects totaling more than 250 megawatts of distributed generating capacity.