|DIAMOND SPONSOR /// POWERHUB|
|PowerHub is an intelligent asset management platform that marries rigorous design with flexibility and customization. It’s designed by and for renewable energy professionals to meet their needs, region by region, whatever the energy source. By centralizing and digitizing project information and connecting to all systems, PowerHub unlocks efficiencies, capabilities, and insights for better business growth.|
|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.
|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.
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|BREAKOUT ROOM 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.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// INFISWIFT SOLUTIONS|
|Infiswift Solutions builds Internet of Things solutions to change the energy industry. We work with each client to customize asset management, monitoring and data management solutions that help energy enterprises collect better data, make better decisions and streamline operations. Our technical and industry expertise makes us a trusted partner to develop the perfect software solution while allowing customers to focus on their core business. Each solution is built using IoT as a foundation for extremely low latency at scale and uses open standards for complete flexibility.|
|Infiswift Solutions Website|
|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 /// 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 9 years’ experience, GPM has consolidated its position as the independent leader in management, monitoring and control of renewable energy installations with almost 15 GW globally managed (solar and wind) and more than 2,700 facilities across the globe.
GPM has a great depth of experience with renewable energy plants ranging from 2 kW to 300MW 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 /// SUNGROW|
|Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd (“Sungrow”) is a global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables with over 68 GW installed worldwide as of June 2018. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Cao Renxian, Sungrow is a leader in the research and development of solar inverters, with the largest dedicated R&D team in the industry and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter solutions and energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications, as well as internationally recognized floating PV plant solutions. With a strong 21-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 60 countries, maintaining a worldwide market share of over 15%.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// QOS ENERGY|
|Software vendor specialised in energy information systems, QOS Energy powers Qantum®, a web based energy management platform dedicated to renewable energy assets and smart grids. Qantum® enables increasing of power production, streamlining of operation and maintenance workflows and securing of return of investment for more than 4 000 facilities worldwide, including 3.5 GW of renewable power. QOS Energy has a presence in Europe, North America and Asia.|
|QOS Energy Website|
|GOLD 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|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SUNSYSTEM TECHNOLOGY|
|SunSystem Technology approaches residential solar operations and maintenance using best practices derived from our foundational experience servicing and repairing thousands of solar energy systems. We understand the challenges faced throughout a system’s lifetime and we are committed to providing a premium service platform to support maximized performance and lower operating costs.|
|Sunsystem Technology Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// STRATA SOLAR SERVICES|
|Strata Solar is a turnkey solar provider, which ranks it among the top ten solar providers in America.
We offer Project Development, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Operations, Maintenance and Financing.
Our mission is to make a difference by developing cost efficient alternatives to traditional energy sources, without long-term dependence on government subsidies.
|Strata Solar Services Website|
|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 /// ALSO ENERGY|
|AlsoEnergy provides the most advanced and complete solutions for monitoring, control, and management of solar PV and distributed energy assets. This includes integrated software and hardware systems for DAS, SCADA, and power plant control. This also includes services covering the project lifecycle; from system design and engineering through installation, commissioning, and support. Fully integrated software tools include performance analysis and diagnostics as well as reports, asset management, and CMMS.
Clients use AlsoEnergy products and services to improve efficiency and reduce costs, helping them increase profitability. As the international market leader, AlsoEnergy monitors over 30GW of production at more than 190,000 sites worldwide. AlsoEnergy sells into virtually all world markets utilizing offices in Germany, Japan, and India along with Colorado, New Jersey, and California. AlsoEnergy is home to PowerTrack, Locus Energy, and skytron energy software solutions.
|Also Energy Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// NEXTRACKER|
|NEXTracker, a Flex company, advances the power plant of the future with solar tracker and energy storage innovations to increase performance and reduce costs for solar power plants and storage applications. As the #1 tracker supplier worldwide with over 11 GW of trackers sold, NEXTracker is globally recognized for delivering advanced and reliable PV and storage solutions with exceptional O&M services for hundreds of projects across five continents. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Company has offices in India, Europe, China, Latin America, and Australia.
For more information, visit: NEXTracker.com and follow the Company on Twitter @NEXTracker.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// CANADIAN SOLAR|
|Canadian Solar exists to make the difference. To customers, colleagues, partners, investors and all whose lives we touch. We are also here to make a positive difference to the environment and society as a whole. We do this by providing exceptional solar products and services that meet the specific needs of customers, employees, partners and investors. Canadian Solar Operations and Maintenance services are designed to maximize the lifetime value of your solar power plant assets. Leveraging our 18 years of solar industry experience and 1.3 GW under operation and an additional 1.3 GW contracted worldwide, Canadian Solar pro-actively monitors and manages your plants minimizing downtime and increasing site availability, resulting in maximum energy production, revenues and profitability. Customized service packages offer the right fit for any solar power plant owner.|
|Canadian Solar Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// AMPT|
|Ampt serves the global solar market to provide system level optimization of large-scale PV systems.
Ampt delivers innovative products that are used to:
|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.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// RISEN ENERGY|
|Risen Energy is a world leading Tier 1 manufacturer of high-performance solar photovoltaic products. We also provide total business solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale power generation.
Risen Energy was founded in 1986 and was publicly listed in 2010. For more than thirty years we have been generating value for our customers around the globe.
Risen Energy's total Solar PV business solutions are among the most advanced and cost-effective in the industry. They are characterized by constant techno-commercial innovation, consummate quality and reliable support.
With local market presence and strong financial bankability status, we are committed to building strategic, mutually beneficial collaboration with our partners. In this way, together we can capitalize on the rising value of green energy.
|Risen Energy Website|
|WIFI SPONSOR /// NAUTILUS SOLAR|
|Nautilus Solar offers a full suite of ownership services required to successfully meet and exceed project performance expectations. We provide Integrated Asset Management services to utility and distributed generation (DG) solar PV facilities across major North American markets.
Every solar installation is different – from brackets, PV and maintenance to financing, asset management and Renewable Energy Credits (REC). That’s why Nautilus doesn’t apply the same cookie cutter approach to your assets. We develop a custom plan to deliver what makes the best business sense for you. Nautilus’s Integrated Asset Management solutions allow you to focus on your core business instead of the day-to-day management of the systems. All owners require a core set of services, but depending on the project, there are more complex and sophisticated services that may be needed. Nautilus will tailor the right solutions to fit those needs.
In addition, Nautilus’s Asset Management Software provides customers a platform of tools for accessing solar system operational and financial performance data while serving as an online data room for all solar asset management activity, reports, project records, and contracts.
|Nautilus Solar Website|
|SLI.DO 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.
|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 /// MEASURE|
|Measure’s solar solutions allow for faster, safer, and more accurate site inspections. Our drone inspections are 95 percent more efficient and, with 100% IR inspections, we identify defects that manual inspections might miss. Drone inspections take less than 10 minutes per MW and save, on average, $1200/MW in costs, with larger sites saving more. We can also identify tracker misalignment, assess site shading, map pre-construction sites, and inspect towers and substations. Inspection data can be sent to a convenient smart phone app, which allows maintenance personnel to easily route to damages on site and update inspection results directly from the field.|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// FLUENCE|
|Fluence, a Siemens and AES company, is a global energy storage technology and services company that combines the agility of a technology startup with the expertise, vision, and financial backing of two industry powerhouses. Established in 2018, Fluence’s goal is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. The company offers proven energy storage solutions designed to address the diverse needs and challenges of customers in a rapidly transforming energy landscape, providing delivery and integration in over 160 countries. Its comprehensive offerings address the complete customer journey, including advisory, financing, and project lifecycle services. To date, Fluence’s teams have deployed or been awarded a market-leading 56 projects with a total capacity of 486 MW in 15 countries. To learn more, please visit http://fluenceenergy.com/ and follow Fluence on Twitter at @FluenceEnergy.|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// INACCESS|
|Inaccess provides innovative centralized management solutions for Renewable Energy and Telecom infrastructures with global presence (in Americas, Europe and Asia), mostly offered on a turn-key basis. With its recent strategic partnership with Draker in the US and a cumulative portfolio of more than 6.5GWp across 4,000+ sites, our technical solutions have established a significant track record.
Our objective is to provide high quality solutions to our clients (Utilities, EPCs, O&Ms, Developers and Funds) for better and effective management of their renewable assets.
In 2014 & 2015, Inaccess with Draker have been acknowledged as: #3 independent monitoring provider for the utility-scale PV segment globally (in MW)
As of end of 2016:
6.5GW worldwide of which 2.5GW are located in the US
Our mission is to help our customers build and operate effectively their valuable renewable assets throughout a mix of state-of-the-art systems, intelligent software and value added services.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// STÄUBLI|
|125 years of experience - Stäubli Electrical Connectors (formerly Multi-Contact) is part of the Stäubli Group, a technology leader and pioneer in the fields of electrical and fluid connectors, robotics and textile machinery since its foundation in 1892. Together with the company formerly known as Multi-Contact, which was founded in 1962, we have nearly 55 years of practical experience producing reliable electrical connectors for photovoltaics and other industries.
Original MC4 sets the standard - The first industrial photovoltaic connector (MC3) was introduced by Multi-Contact (Stäubli) in 1996 followed by the original MC4 in 2004 setting the industry standard ever since. The exclusive MULTILAM advanced contact technology raised the bar in terms of consistent quality and outstanding reliability.
140 GW PV capacity - Entering 2017, we have more than 140 GW of installed photovoltaic capacity, amounting to 50 % of the global cumulative PV capacity, that had been successfully connected using our Stäubli photovoltaic connectors. This figure demonstrates the reliability and highest quality of our products. They guarantee proper operation over their whole lifetime (>25 years) and have a positive impact on the bankability of photovoltaic projects.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// DUPONT|
|About DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DPVS) is the leading supplier of specialty materials to the solar energy industry. Since 1975 more than half of the world’s 900 million installed solar panels contain DuPont materials. The DPVS portfolio, including Solamet® photovoltaic metallization pastes, DuPont™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride films, and now Silicones is the established benchmark of the industry, delivering lifelong value through proven performance, reliability, efficiency, and best return on investment.|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// ORIGIS SERVICES|
|Today’s large high performing solar assets depend on professionally delivered integrated O&M and Asset Management services to deliver steady and dependable ROI throughout their 30+ year life. With a current managed portfolio of 500 MWs, Origis Services delivers an integrated suite of digital and on the ground O&M and AM services for large scale solar asset owners and investors across North America and Europe. A wholly owned subsidiary of Origis Energy, Origis Services benefits from their class leading project pipeline, financial stability, and cadre of industry veterans. Headquartered in Southeast Florida, Origis Services is ready to support your assets and deliver the promise of clean and profitable solar power for decades to come.|
|Origis Services Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// ATONOMETRICS|
|Atonometrics is the world leader in Soiling and Irradiance measurement systems for PV projects. Our newest product is our revolutionary Mars Optical Soiling Sensor which is maintenance-free, water-free, easy to install, and requires no site specific calibrations. Also available are our low-cost calibrated reference cells for long-term outdoor irradiation monitoring.|
|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.|
|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 /// METEOCONTROL|
|meteocontrol services the largest organically grown C&I and utility scale fleet of independent solar monitoring systems which currently monitor more than 45,000 PV systems with a collective power output of over 13 GWp. For more than 40 years, meteocontrol has developed monitoring software and hardware for solar PV systems. They offer planning, commissioning of monitoring systems, as well as yield forecasts, technical due diligence, and energy and weather data analytics. Their independent engineering division has supported projects with a total investment of more than 15 billion US Dollars. meteocontrol GmbH is the parent company of meteocontrol North America with the headquarters in Augsburg, Germany, and global locations in Shanghai, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Santiago de Chile, Tokyo, Chicago and San Salvador. For more information visit our website.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// PELLUCERE|
|Pellucere Technologies designs and manufactures a family of industry-leading solutions to improve optical performance. It was spun out of Oregon State University in 2010 and has undergone extensive development since then, with Energy Innovation Capital (a leading technology growth fund based in Silicon Valley) making a major investment in the company in November 2018. The name, Pellucere, was taken from Pellucid, which means, “passage of light; transparent or translucent. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX with offices in Corvallis, OR and Germany and an R&D facility in Corvallis, OR.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// NORTHWIND|
|Northwind, a Spark Power company, is a progressive, customer-focused service organization delivering a wide range of solar operations and maintenance services. With over 650MW of solar and wind assets under management, Northwind has the experience to deliver consistent, high-quality operations with minimal asset downtime. As a Spark Power company, Northwind is committed to providing excellent customer service and innovation on a daily basis to the people and communities in which we serve. Please visit www.northwindsolutions.com to learn more.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// SOLARGIS|
Our mission is to provide solar and weather information that help professionals anywhere in the world to build and operate successful solar projects. Our data, online apps, and consultancy services are tailored to significantly reduce risk and enable companies to make world-class solar project decisions.
With over 19 years of experience in solar energy assessment and photovoltaic energy modeling, Solargis has evolved to become a choice of the majority of solar market leaders in over 100 countries all around the world.
Factors which make us unique:
1. World’s leading solar data provider – historic, live and forecast data anywhere in the world
2. Unmatched accuracy – several independent scientific studies and world’s leading companies recognize the unmatched accuracy of Solargis solar and meteo database
3. Independent and transparent – our data can be verified by anyone anywhere. Our methodologies are published online
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// METEOCONTROL|
|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 /// NAMASTÉ SOLAR|
|Namasté Solar is an employee-owned cooperative that designs, installs, and maintains solar electric systems throughout the United States for commercial, non-profit, government and residential customers. Namasté Solar also provides a broad range of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services, supported by a team experienced in operations and asset management. With offices in Colorado and New York, Namasté Solar believes in transforming energy and transforming business through a customized solar experience from start to finish.|
|Namasté Solar Website|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// INGETEAM|
|Ingeteam is a company specialising in power and control electronics (inverters, frequency converters, controllers and protections), generators, motors and pumps, electrical engineering and automation projects, electrical panels and medium voltage cells, in addition to biomass and solar thermal plant engineering. The company completes its offer with operation & maintenance services. Ingeteam develops its products in the following key sectors: wind, PV, hydro and fossil fuel power generation; metal processing industry; marine; rail traction; power grid, including substations, always seeking to optimise energy consumption and to maximise generating efficiency, also covering energy transport and distribution. The company operates throughout the world, employing 3,700 persons. R&D is the backbone of Ingeteam's business activity, in which 7% of the company's turnover is invested annually.|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// ON Q SOLAR SERVICES|
|On Q is your alternative O&M services provider. A true ISP, On Q provides boots-on-the-ground services and technical support to asset managers, solar project owners, developers (EPC), and service providers. Choosing On Q gives you the flexibility to have a team of highly qualified technicians when and where you need it. From vegetation management, to PM and corrective maintenance, to drone services, On Q can support you in your goals to optimize plant performance.|
|ON Q SOLAR SERVICES Website|