|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 /// 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|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SITEMARK|
|Sitemark enables enterprises to deploy drones and aerial data at scale while enabling their digital transformation strategy.
Sitemark is used today to monitor +1400 PV sites across +30 countries by asset owners, operators and EPCs during pre-construction, engineering and construction phase, COD, EPC-O&M handover, annual inspections, purchase or sale among other stages in the life of a PV asset.
Within Solar, using the Sitemark platform and its analysis, customers have saved hundreds if not millions of dollars across their portfolios by helping reduce or avoid project delays, streamline overhead costs in managing large projects across entire life cycle of the site starting with site surveys up-to annual site inspections to decommissioning. Sitemark’s solutions have helped Asset Managers with Insurance claims, warranty claims, contractual claims over the years, which is one of the reasons why over 80% of Sitemark’s customers today are Asset Owners.
|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 17 years of solar industry experience and 700+ MW under operation and 1.2 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 /// PHOTON ENERGY|
|Photon Energy offers worldwide solar power solutions and
services for all who want to fully harvest free energy from the sun.
Our solutions and services cover the entire lifecycle of photovoltaic power systems.
We are active across the globe and have a proven track record of developing PV projects, building and commissioning solar power plants. Our O&M division provides operations and maintenance services to hundreds of MWp of solar power plants worldwide. Photon Energy also manages its own proprietary portfolio of 31.6 MWp of power plants in four countries across two continents.
|Photon Energy Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// JOLYWOOD|
|Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co., Ltd.. Jolywood (SZ300393) was established in 2008 and successfully listed in the Growth Enterprise Market in 2014. The company has built four business sectors as "Jolywood Materials, Jolywood Solar Technology, Jolywood Minsheng, Jolywood New Energy". Among them, Jolywood Materials focuses on the backsheet business, with a production capacity of more than 100 million square meters in 2017; While Jolywood Solar Technology is a global leader in N-type bifacial high-efficiency technologies and currently has 2.4GW capacity of N-type bifacial solar cell.|
|BADGE 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.|
|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 /// BLUESHORE|
|Blueshore provides comprehensive asset management services for renewable energy assets. Building upon the experience of providing technical, financial and commercial asset management services to over 750MW of projects across Europe and Australia, Blueshore’s team bring deep experience in all aspects of hands on management of renewable energy assets.
Working closely with its clients, Blueshore tailors its management scope and procedure to generator requirements, with the ability to provide comprehensive service or ad-hoc specialist support. Blueshore’s expertise covers: site assessment and technical audit; monitoring and enforcement of contractual performance and service obligations; comprehensive stakeholder management and compliance; AEMO interface and market participation; financial and regulatory administration; and, high quality technical and financial performance reporting.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// INACCESS LTD|
|Established in 2000, with a focus on renewable energy infrastructure management, Inaccess specializes in SCADA monitoring and control systems for utility-scale plants, including energy storage and hybrid generation. The company designs and develops state-of-the-art products and solutions that enable its customers to maximize the viability and effectiveness of their investments through performance optimization and OPEX reduction. Today, Inaccess systems manage over 10GW of PV generation across 2500+ plants worldwide" of which 2.5GW is located in the US.|
|Inaccess LTD Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// AEROSPEC TECHNOLOGIES|
|Aerospec's aerial data solutions help solar companies to optimize yields, reduce O&M costs, and delivers one of the fastest report around. Incubated at the Harvard Innovation Labs and backed by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Aerospec provides stand alone data analytics or turnkey drone services, saving thousands of hazardous man-hours in the field and generating millions of dollars in operational benefit. Aerospec is proud to provide in-person support to its clients including asset managers, O&M providers, EPC contractors, independent engineers and insurance companies across five continents. One of its flagship projects is a 850MW solar site completed in just 6 days.|
|Aerospec Technologies website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// BAYWA R.E.|
|BayWa r.e. Australia provides an extensive range of services from project development to implementation, finance and now commercial and technical operations and maintenance of large solar and wind plants. Our experienced team, based in Melbourne and with the support of the global BayWa r.e. network, is there to take care of your project every step of the way.|
|Baywa R.E. Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// GREENPOWERMONITOR|
|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.
|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 /// AIRPROBE|
|AirProbe is a part of 14W Technologies - a team of Solar PV researchers and AI professionals working on a mission to make Large scale solar PV plants reliable and efficient. With AirProbe drone-based PV thermography solution, we empower the developers, EPC, O&M, asset management and technical due diligence teams around the world to inspect Solar farms with cell level details and speed like never before.
Having improved yield of more than 2.5 GW of Solar assets by 1%-5% in last 12 months across the world, we help organizations digitize their assets with innovative business models from building capacity in-house to working with local drone pilot network to achieve best ROI. AirProbe is also unique in its service with most comprehensive (15+ types) fault categorisation, and value-added consultancy post inspection to increase yield and reliability of solar PV Assets.
|BRANDING 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|