Sponsors

 
DIAMOND SPONSOR /// EDF RENEWABLE SERVICES
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EDF Renewable Services is an industry leader, providing O&M services to more than 8.5 gigawatts of wind, solar and biomass projects across North America. With over 25 years of experience, EDF Renewable Services employs 500 people in positions ranging from on-site technicians to control center operators, data analysts and performance engineering.  Asset Administration is the art and science of helping project owners to make the right decisions to optimize the lifecycle performance and profitability of a project. EDF Renewable Services Asset Administration Group brings an owner-operator sensibility to the management oversight of wind and solar projects by managing the projects and their commercial agreements to optimize returns over a project’s lifecycle, ensuring long-term operational performance and profitability.

EDF renewable services Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// METEOCONTROL

meteocontrol is a technological leader and one of the most innovative service providers in the solar energy sector. The company has supported solar projects for more than 30 years. meteocontrol currently has provided independent technical consulting, weather, and energy services for over 34,000 projects totaling 8.5+ GW of capacity and valued at more than $16 Billion.  This foundation of experience and expertise makes meteocontrol a coveted consultancy partner with large-scale national and international projects.

meteocontrol Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// FIRST SOLAR

First Solar is the global leader in photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. With more than 8 gigawatts (GW) installed worldwide, we believe that clean affordable solar electricity is an essential part of the global energy mix.  Our proven energy solutions have diversified the energy portfolio and reduced the risk of fuel-price volatility, while delivering an LCOE that is cost competitive with fossil fuels.
First solar has developed, financed, engineered, constructed, and currently operates many of the world’s largest grid-connected PV power plants in existence. By integrating technologies, services, and expertise across the entire solar value chain, First Solar delivers bankable PV energy solutions that enable a world powered by reliable and affordable solar electricity.

First Solar Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// ALECTRIS

Alectris is a global service provider for the integrated care of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy assets.  Honed in the mature solar market in Europe, the comprehensive suite of Alectris services reduces the risk and delivers maximum financial returns for solar investors and plant owners regardless of site location.  Powered by ACTIS, the company’s proprietary solar asset management and monitoring platform, Alectris provides a full service approach to solar asset protection, including solar operations and maintenance, asset management, check-up and diagnostic, engineering and improvement services.  Performance excellence is the company’s mission, empowering it to re-define O&M and outperform client expectations.

Alectris Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// ALSOENERGY

AlsoEnergy has deployed many thousands of monitoring and control solutions for PV systems of every size and description, including comprehensive SCADA functionality. We empower the business of renewable energy with software that clarifies the relation between system performance and financial returns, and that streamlines asset management tasks to reduce costs.
Our comprehensive monitoring software offers industry-leading features specifically tailored to the needs of O&M providers. We help you save time with portfolio management tools that cover your needs for oversight, reporting, and automated alerts in just a few easy clicks. Safeguard ROI with the industry’s most sophisticated tools for performance modeling and analysis. You can also choose to add the industry’s most extensive integrated Workflow Suite including job order ticketing, cost analysis for production losses and maintenance, and more.
AlsoEnergy never leaves you hanging:  we offer guaranteed issue resolution with the industry’s most responsive and knowledgeable support resources.

AlsoEnergy Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// SUNEDISON

SunEdison is a global leader in transforming how energy is generated, distributed and owned. SunEdison manufactures solar technology and develops, finances, installs and operates distributed solar power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity and services to its residential, commercial, government and utility customers.  SunEdison also provides 24/7 asset management, monitoring and reporting services for hundreds of solar systems worldwide via the company’s Renewable Operation Center (ROC). SunEdison has offices in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, India and Asia. SunEdison's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SUNE." 

SunEdison Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// SOLAREDGE

As a top-tier inverter company and the leader of the DC power optimizer segment, SolarEdge has shipped over 1.2 GW of its DC optimized inverter systems, which have been installed in more than 70 countries. Maximizing power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced, the SolarEdge system consists of power optimizers, inverters, and a cloud-based monitoring platform.

SolarEdge website

GOLD SPONSOR /// TRUE SOUTH RENEWABLES

True South™ is a pioneer in operations, maintenance and independent commissioning of large commercial and utility scale solar energy facilities.  A wholly owned subsidiary of Solarrus Corporation, True South (TSR) is a nationwide company and the largest exclusive solar O & M service provider in North America.  TSR empowers system owners with peace of mind by maintaining high system availability, improving energy yields and shielding against impediments to the system’s initial return on investment.  

True South Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// DRAKER

For over a decade, Draker has been providing monitoring, management and control solutions for commercial and utility solar energy systems. Draker’s range of products and services allows PV developers, owners and operators to maximize the efficiency and profitability of their solar assets. Draker’s turnkey commercial and end-to-end utility solutions combine proven field instrumentation with an intuitive Web-based data management application and unmatched support services. Draker’s highly accurate and reliable portfolio and project-centric data analytics reflect both AC and DC monitoring for the most effective solar asset management. 

Draker Website

GOLD SPONSOR /// SMA AMERICA

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 nearly 1GW of commercial and utility contracts.

SMA Website

NETWORKING SPONSOR /// POWERHUB

PowerHub is an asset management platform that utilizes innovative software and skilled personnel to ensure that energy projects are managed effectively.  The PowerHub team has managed or supported the development, construction and operations of upwards of 2 gigawatts of wind energy projects and 750 megawatts of solar energy projects.  PowerHub’s cloud-based software platform allows users to view and manage their projects and portfolios in real-time from any location.  By leveraging both the company’s software and services, PowerHub simplifies asset management.

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NETWORKING SPONSOR /// INACCESS

Inaccess provides monitoring and control solutions for the renewable energy and telecom infrastructure management. The company designs and develops state-of-the-art products and solutions, which provide their partners with invaluable access to information, enabling them to maximize effectiveness of their investments through performance optimization and OPEX reduction. Inaccess currently monitors more than 1300 utility-scale PV plants worldwide exceeding 2 GW of installed capacity. With headquarters in London, UK and presence in Europe, North America and Asia, Inaccess aims at becoming the leading global vendor of converged infrastructure monitoring platforms, by constantly being at the forefront of industry evolution.

 inaccess Website

NETWORKING SPONSOR /// ENERTIS

Enertis is an Engineering and Consultancy company, focused on solar energy, headquartered in Spain and in US. Our consultants and engineers provide independent expert advice along every stage of your project’s life cycle. We provide technical consulting, engineering and testing services to developers, owners, financial entities, equity investors and contractors. Our full range of services include: development support, owner's engineering, independent engineering, bankability studies, quality assurance programs, modules manufacturing inspection, construction monitoring, equipment and power plants testing.
Enertis is present in 10 offices worldwide and has worked in more than 20 countries worldwide. Enertis has been involved in more than 300 projects worth in excess of $10 billion and a track record of 4,500 MW in the solar industry, through all different phases of the project lifecycle.

 

Enertis Website

NETWORKING SPONSOR /// DUPONT

As the leading specialty materials supplier to the solar energy industry, DuPont leverages 30 years of experience to provide the broadest portfolio of solar materials and technologies designed to deliver improved power output, reliable lifetime and ROI for solar energy systems. 
DuPont™ Solamet® metallization pastes, for example, increase the conversion efficiency of solar cells, significantly boosting the power output of solar panels.  In fact, over the last 12 years, advances in Solamet® technology have nearly doubled the efficiency of solar cells.  And DuPont™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film-based backsheets have proven critical to protect solar panels, ensuring long term durability for their 25 year expected lifetime or longer, even in harsh environmental conditions.
Materials Matter™. Rely on innovative materials from DuPont to help increase investment returns for solar. 

DuPont Website

 

NETWORKING SPONSOR /// RADIAN GENERATION

Radian Generation is a leading independent solar asset management and advisory firm. RadianGEN offers comprehensive asset management services to operating projects including financial asset management, contract administration and compliance, and technical oversight. RadianGEN currently is contracted to provide asset management services for over 150MWs of operating projects in North America.  RadianGEN is a member of QuietStream Financial’s portfolio of asset management service providers that work together in the commercial real estate, renewable energy, and affordable housing investment sectors.  

RadianGEN’s customers include utilities, private infrastructure funds, solar developers, hedge funds and publicly traded investment vehicles that are looking for more predictability and improved operating performance of their assets.

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EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// SOLARLOG

Solar Data Systems, Inc. is the maker of Solar-Log®, a web-enabled monitoring system for photovoltaic plants. Based in Bethel, Connecticut, Solar Data Systems helps plant owners, installers and renewable finance companies maximize their PV plant's performance. Key functions of the Solar-Log® product family include, visibility of the plant's production and conditions, real-time detection of issues, immediate alerts, comprehensive failure logs and revenue-grade metering for incentive reporting. Solar-Log® currently monitors an ever-growing number of 233,000 plants globally, with over 979,000 connected inverters, amounting to over 6.8 GW of power output. Solar Data Systems is a division of Solare Datensysteme GmbH, which is headquartered in Binsdorf, Germany.

Solar-Log Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// ECOVACS

Based in Suzhou, China, Ecovacs Robotics has pioneered engineering research dedicated to the development of innovative robotic products designed for consumer, commercial and industrial uses. Our newest innovation, RAYBOT, is an environmentally friendly Water-Free Solar Panel Cleaning Robot. Capable of cleaning commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic panels up to a 55-degree angle, the RAYBOT safely sweeps, blows and vacuums the panels to remove dust and dirt, ensuring that the maximum amount of sunlight is exposed to the panels to produce energy. Quality, reliability and ease-of-use are our primary goals and have been recognized worldwide.

Ecovacs Robotic Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// SOLMETRIC

Solmetric develops software and hardware tools for the solar installation industry. Solmetric's top-notch engineering and management team is focused on producing the highest quality products. Our PV Analyzer is the leading US I-V curve tracer used for field verification applications such as commissioning, auditing, and ongoing O&M of PV arrays. 

Solmetric Website

 

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// INSPECTOOLS

InspecTools’ novel infrared (IR) inspection methods enable solar energy producers to understand the condition of their assets quickly & inexpensively. Aerial data, along with sophisticated data processing & mapping techniques, reduce time & cost of inspection, while increasing accuracy & confidence. Plus, data can be archived & compared to future inspection results to determine how assets are aging and which need frequent monitoring.

InspecTools Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// VIASYS

Viasys Solar Secure designs and installs the Viasys Video Alarm System for the physical perimeter security of utility scale solar plants. Operators and insurers of 270 plants producing more than 1.25 GW are enjoying peace of mind from expensive repairs and plant down time caused by theft and vandalism. 
The heart of our concept is advanced video analysis software used with military grade thermal imaging video technology to detect intruders against a dynamic outdoor environment, providing reliable alarming and verification, actionable intelligence, situational awareness and early warning before damage is done.

Viasys Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// MORESUN (tm)

Designed and built at CSD Nano’s labs, MoreSun (tm) Solar Coating is the world’s first anti-reflective coating (ARC) that can be applied after-market to installed solar panels to increase their electricity production. MoreSun is a patented clear, silica-based sol-gel liquid coating that is physically applied on solar panels using an easy-to-use solution deposition based applicator. The result is more sunlight reaching the solar cells via a 150 nm nano-structured coating functioning with Gradient Index of Refraction (GRIN) principles.

MoreSun Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// GEOMODEL

GeoModel Solar is technical consultant, developer and operator of the SolarGIS database and online system. The company aims to increase efficiency and reduce uncertainty in solar energy projects by delivering bankable solar resource data and innovative software services for planning, financing, monitoring and forecasting of solar power.

Geomodel Solar Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// POLYWATER

We manufacture products to improve your electrical reliability and risk mitigation performance for your clean energy electrical systems. Solar Panel Wash cleans your panels to improve their output performance and leaves an
antistatic finish to repel dirt without damaging aluminum rails, mastics and silicone adhesives. Using Polywater Solar Panel Wash makes cleaning your panels easier and helps to lengthen the life your panels when you schedule regular
cleaning of the panels. FST foam duct sealant protects inverters and combiners by keeping water, gasses and rodents from entering critical control boxes. Polywater InstaGrout seals transformer and control pad window bases so that
rodents, snakes and insects don't cause costly outages. Other products include specialty cleaners for preparing surfaces for improved adhering of mastics and tapes, medium-voltage splice kits and cable pulling lubricants for installing specialty wires and cables.

Polywater Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// DIASPARK ENERGY

Diaspark is a leading CMMI level 5 software services company with team of 700+ software professionals and over two decades of global business experience. Diaspark offers Diaspark Energy- a comprehensive O&M, Asset Management and Analytics software platform. Diaspark Energy addresses software needs of PV business including a full-fledged NOC, inventory management, precise analytics, and performance comparison dashboards. Currently managing 200 commercial sites and 3000 residential sites, Diaspark Energy can integrate well with your existing systems and can be customized to suit your particular needs.

Diaspark Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// GREENPOWERMONITOR

GreenPowerMonitor has become the independent leader in Monitoring, Controls and Asset Management of PV facilities. GPM has a great depth of experience with more than 2GW under management and more than 1,500 renewable energy plants ranging from 2kW – 266MW capacity across the globe. GPM creates industry leading solutions to manage fleets of PV assets with the ability to control single PV plants in real-time. Thanks to its experience, GreenPowerMonitor has been commissioned to perform all Management, Control and Monitoring 266MW of Mount Signal Solar Farm, through GPM solutions GPM PV+ and PV SCADA and also GPM Power Plant Controller and GPM SmartBridge. It has presence in US, Europe, LATAM and Asia.

GreenPowerMonitor Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// NAUTILUS SOLAR

Founded in 2006, Nautilus Solar Energy is a leading full service energy solutions provider headquartered in Summit, N.J. Nautilus is making solar possible by developing, funding, executing and managing the physical and financial aspects of distributed generation solar electric projects for public sector and business customers across North America. The company delivers full service financial and technical expertise by customizing the optimal solar solution to save customers money while helping them meet their sustainability goals. Nautilus has over 100 MW—both distributed and grid tied systems—under management in the United States and Canada. Nautilus is majority-owned by an investment affiliate of Starwood Energy Group, LLC, based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Nautilus Solar Website

EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// SWINERTON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLV SERVICES

Swinerton brings a significant amount of added value to our renewable energy clients. We have 127 years of general construction experience, with success on many large projects. We also have over seven years of solar plant engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), and operations and management (O&M) services. This expertise is combined with our complete SOLV™ solution, which includes propriety software monitoring, data analytics, asset management, and SCADA platforms. In doing so, we provide the “Smartest” optimization and management solutions available in the industry. 

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BRANDING SPONSOR /// VAISALA

Vaisala is a science-driven organization, passionate about weather, renewables and their impact on energy.  We help you fully understand weather risk, and assist you in getting more power from your projects. We are uniquely qualified to support profitable energy decisions with an integrated suite of measurement, modeling and analysis tools.

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BRANDING SPONSOR /// NEXT PHASE SOLAR

Next Phase Solar, a division of Enphase Energy, is a leading provider of O&M services to the solar industry. With over 350MW of commercial systems under management, and a residential fleet of over 3,000 homes, Next Phase Solar brings extensive operational experience to our customers assets.   Our focus on quality and customer service, along with our dedication to driving reliability in the Renewable Energy industry, makes us a valuable partner for any organization that is interested in playing a role in the operation of PV plants. Next Phase Solar provides Operation and Maintenance, and Asset Management services for residential, commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems.  We offer a full range of field services to system owners, PPA providers, system integrators, and manufacturers.

Next Phase Solar Website