Greentech Media and its industry-leading team of editors and analysts is bringing its annual Solar Summit to Phoenix on March 30-31, 2010. The two-day conference will focus on the issues facing thesolarindustry as it recovers from the throes of a global recession and prepares for rapid expansion. With nearly 60 industry speakers confirmed from across the solar value chain, the Summit will provide an ideal platform to discuss strategy, technology, policy and economics in the global solar marketplace. Highlights include:

  • A full range of forecasts and market analysis from the GTM Research team, drawing on major new market studies on the U.S. and global PV markets
  • Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric discussing the their solar acquisition strategies and the tradeoff between PPAs and utility-owned generation
  • GE, SMA, SatCon, Enphase, PV Powered, and Advanced Energy Discussing evolving PV inverter and power management solutions
  • AQT, NuvoSun, and Crosslink Capital answering perennial questions surrounding CIGS and its ability to compete at scale with crystalline PV and First Solar's CdTe
  • NREL, Meister Consultants Group and Vote Solar on the state and future of feed-in tariffs in the U.S.
  • Brightsource, eSolar, Tessera, SolFocus and Soliant providing updates on CSP and CPV projects underway globally and new technologies to achieve grid parity
  • A look at solar developments in the Western U.S., with a panel of experts from APS, ASU, the Colorado Governor's office, Solar Reserve, and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Suntech America, Canadian Solar, Tuscon Electric Power, Recurrent Energy and REC Solar discussing the future of PV supply and demand
  • Panels addressing the issues facing development and financing of utility-scale, distributed commercial and residential PV in an evolving regulatory and financial climate

Early bird tickets are available until March 1, 2010 here. Contact events@greentechmedia.com with any questions about the event.