Sponsorship
Platinum Sponsor
DNV GL Logo
DNV GL is a leading global energy and renewables consultancy, and independent testing authority. With a 150-year heritage in the power sector, the company’s services span the entire spectrum from policy to use including: renewables, energy efficiency, power generation, T&D and energy-related testing, inspection and certification. Its customers include household names in production, supply and end-use of energy, as well as manufacturers, financiers, governments and corporations. DNV GL operates the world’s largest short-circuit laboratory and a state-of-the-art Energy Storage Test and Commercialization Center. Learn more at www.dnvgl.com/energy
Gold Sponsors
Allconnect Logo
Allconnect helps consumers connect their homes by providing a convenient single source to compare and purchase integrated media, broadband, energy products and more. Allconnect’s services are available at allconnect.com, through utility and energy companies and via affiliates. For partners, Allconnect acquires customers, increases revenue and generates higher CSAT. Allconnect’s CSAT ranks among the top three companies nationwide based on its 2015 American Customer Satisfaction Index score.
Bloom Energy Logo
Bloom Energy deploys a revolutionary on-site power generation system called the Bloom Energy Server® based on proprietary fuel cell technology that provides 24x7 firm power that is reliable, clean and cost effective. With more than 180 MW deployed, Bloom Energy Servers currently produce power for companies including Apple, Wal-Mart, AT&T, eBay and FedEx, as well as utilities, including PG&E, Southern California Edison, Delmarva Power and Washington Gas.
Demand Energy Logo
Demand Energy Networks, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America, Inc., has developed the DEN.OS (Distributed Energy Network Optimization System) platform that maximizes the economic returns of behind-the-meter storage systems alone, or in combination with distributed generation. The company provides a turnkey solution (hardware, software and services) that ties together modelling, design and simulation with installation and operational monitoring, control, and financial optimization, to deploy storage-plus-DG systems at speed and scale. The DEN.OS software platform was designed as a scalable end-to-end solution that delivers differentiated value across the entire project life cycle, able to support utility-side, behind-the-meter and microgrid projects. For more information, visit www.demand-energy.com.
Nexant Logo
Nexant offers best-in-class energy consulting and implementation services that transform utility business processes and improve smart grid, clean energy, distributed energy resources, and customer experience initiatives. Nexant experts help utilities embrace a customer-centric strategic planning model that aligns markets, products, technology and customer strategies, reducing risk to achieve superior business results.
Siemens Logo
Siemens Digital Grid partners with leading energy industry customers worldwide in their digitalization journeys. As the energy industry transitions to a digital business to better solve new 21stcentury challenges, Digital Grid is the trusted partner that helps with expertise and innovative solutions to achieve improved agility, reliability, resiliency, and efficiency. In North America, Digital Grid has worked with more than 1,000 energy industry customers to deliver proven solutions and services that improve operational efficiencies, enhance reliability and resiliency, and empower consumers to better manage their energy use. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/digitalgrid
TerraVerde Renewable Partners Logo
TerraVerde is a Distributed Energy Resource (“DER”) implementation and management company. Over the past seven years we have developed $327 Million of DERs, including: 70 MWs of solar, 13 MWs storage and $40 Million of energy conservation measures in over 300 buildings on behalf of schools, public agencies and water districts throughout California. Using these and other assets, we are now developing programs that create new revenue streams and reduce power and resource adequacy costs for Load Serving Entities (“LSEs”) through deployment of DER/non-wire strategies. Using our turn-key approach and software solutions, we can identify opportunities, manage procurement, and perform DER asset management for regulated and publicly owned utilities, community choice agencies, municipalities, and other public agencies.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Logo
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has built a multidisciplinary team of seasoned attorneys with extensive experience developing and financing major energy and infrastructure projects around the world. We bring to each of our assignments a commercial-minded understanding of the needs of different project participants, and we craft solutions that balance and align conflicting interests in order to get projects financed and built.
Exhibitors
Advanced Energy Economy Logo
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels. Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. AEE recently introduced PowerSuite, a robust set of tools to search, track, and collaborate on energy legislation and utility regulatory proceedings from across the country with one, easy-to-use interface. Learn more at www.aee.net
Chint Power Systems Logo
Chint Power Systems America is a global inverter solutions provider with R&D and Service centers in Texas and California. CPS is delivering innovative, flexible and high performance products for local customers. Low cost leadership is achieved by leveraging Chint Group’s vertical integration and supply chain economies of scale. Chint is a $5B diversified set of industrial and energy systems companies; T&D substations, PV panels, project finance and EPC. For more information: www.chintpower.com/na.
Workshop Partner
More Than Smart Logo
More than Smart (MTS) is a nonprofit organization that partners with states to plan, design and build electricity distribution grids that enable more clean energy resources and more customer participation in a reliable, safe and cost effective manner. MTS’s work is built on its success in developing coalitions with industry, government and interested advocates to develop workable solutions to difficult energy and climate change problems.
Supporting Organizations
American Energy Society Logo
The American Energy Society is the world’s professional association dedicated to accelerating the pursuit of abundant, affordable, safe energy. Scientists and engineers, executives and managers, academics and investigators, public and private investors, policy-makers and administrators ... they all come together thru Society hosted events, publications, consulting services, and its advanced web-based platform that harnesses the power of social media. Put simply, the American Energy Society offers unparalleled professional support for every professional in energy.
CalCharge Logo
CalCharge is the connective tissue for the energy storage industry. We are a membership organization that brings together multinational corporations, start ups, national laboratories, research universities, utilities, and other key stakeholders. CalCharge accelerates the development, commercialization, and deployment of new energy storage technologies for the consumer, transportation, and grid markets. To find out more about becoming a member, visit www.calcharge.org
Center for Sustainable Energy Logo
The Center for Sustainable Energy is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing clean energy consulting services and program management to governments, regulators, utilities, businesses, property owners and others looking for an objective implementation partner to develop customized solutions that help lower energy costs, and increase consumer choice and accessibility to clean energy technologies. Expertise include: Clean Transportation, Energy Efficiency & Building Performance, Policy Support, Marketing, Education & Outreach and more. Learn more at EnergyCenter.org.
California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) Logo
The California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) is a 501c(6) membership-based advocacy group committed to advancing the role of energy storage in the electric power sector through policy, education, outreach, and research. CESA’s mission is to make energy storage a mainstream resource to promote a cleaner, more efficient, reliable, affordable and secure electric power system.
Clean Coalition Logo
The Clean Coalition is a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid through technical, policy, and project development expertise. We drive policy innovation to realize the full potential of distributed energy resources, and we work with utilities to develop Community Microgrids that prove local renewables connected to the distribution grid can provide at least 25% of the total electric energy consumed while at least maintaining grid reliability and power quality.
Cleantech Law Partners Logo
Cleantech Law Partners is a full-service law firm dedicated exclusively to the legal and policy needs of renewable energy project developers and cleantech companies. CLP helps renewable energy developers, investors, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs obtain permits, negotiate key legal documents, secure intellectual property rights, and manage financial transactions. CLP also advises clients on corporate and tax matters, and serves as outside in-house counsel.
CleanTECH San Diego Logo
Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. Cleantech San Diego’s membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the economy and the environment.
German American Chamber of Commerce - New York Logo
The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GACC) acts as a link between German and American companies and organizations. The GACC is the first point of contact for German companies interested in doing business in the U.S., particularly on the West Coast, providing assistance through a variety of services. The Chamber connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts and its goal is to bring German and American companies together, and thus, foster, strengthen and advance bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S.
Rocky Mountain Institute Logo
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)—an independent nonprofit founded in 1982— transforms global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. It engages businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables. In 2014, RMI merged with Carbon War Room (CWR), whose business-led market interventions advance a low-carbon economy. The combined organization has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.
San Diego Energy District Logo
The San Diego Energy District (SDED) exists to speed the 100% Clean Electricity future. The quickest, most affordable means of doing so is through creation of Community Electricity Choice programs. The path is clear and proven: from Marin County and surrounding communities to San Mateo County, the cities of Lancaster and San Francisco, community choice programs are proving themselves.
Vote Solar Logo
Vote Solar is a non-profit advocacy organization with the mission of making solar a mainstream energy resource. We work at the state level all across the U.S. to support the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with clean energy.
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) Logo
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit organization with more than 40,000 members worldwide. By providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational and civic service opportunities, YPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the global energy industry.
Media Partners
AltEnergyMag Logo
AltEnergyMag is technical resource full of News, Articles and Interviews covering the trends and breakthroughs in the Alternative Energy industry, with an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization.
Peak Load Management Alliance Logo
Peak Load Management Alliance was founded in 1999 as the voice of demand response practitioners. It is a community of experts and practitioners dedicated to promote inclusiveness in the design, delivery, technology, and management of solutions addressing energy and natural resource integration. . PLMA members share expertise to educate each other and explore innovative approaches to demand response programs, price and rate response, regional regulatory issues, and technologies as the energy markets evolve. PLMA has grown to over 110 electric utility and allied organization members in 2016, an increase of almost 300% within four years.