Sponsorship
Reception Sponsor
Shoals Technologies Group Logo
Shoals Technologies Group is a leading manufacturer of balance of systems solutions. Shoals has grown exponentially since its founding in 1996, and maintains a diverse portfolio of PV balance of systems products, including, combiner/re-combiner boxes, disconnecting combiner boxes, custom harnessing solutions, junction boxes, PV wire, in-line fuses, racking and PV monitoring solutions. Additional information is available at www.shoals.com.
Platinum Sponsor
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Stem’s software-driven energy storage network delivers real-time, cost-competitive capacity and grid services to utilities. With over 700 systems, 3.5M runtime hours, and 350 MWh contracted, Stem is the global leader in customer-sited energy storage.
Gold sponsors
Ballard Spahr LLC Logo
Ballard Spahr LLP is a national firm of more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices across the country. Our attorneys provide services in more than 50 areas within business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, public finance, and real estate. Our Energy & Project Finance Group represents producers and distributors of electricity from renewable and other sources, operators of regional wholesale energy markets, natural gas producers, and large industrial consumers of natural gas. We also represent underwriters, private issuers, banks, and others who invest in energy assets.
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Geli, which stands for Growing Energy Labs, Inc., provides software and business solutions for designing, automating, and managing energy storage and microgrid systems. Geli’s suite of products creates an ecosystem where project developers, OEMs, financiers, and project operators can deploy advanced energy projects using a seamless hardware-agnostic software platform. Founded in 2010, Geli’s software actively manages megawatts of projects deployed around the world. Geli has been pioneering the Internet of Energy since 2010. Geli-enabled systems have been deployed in commercial & industrial facilities, residential developments, EV charging infrastructure, and microgrids around the globe.
Marathon Capital Logo
Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing financial advice in the areas of M&A, capital raising of debt and equity, project finance, tax equity, financial restructuring, recapitalization, bankruptcy and workout situations in the energy sector. Marathon Capital is a four-time recipient of the "Best Renewable Asset M&A Advisor" Award (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017), "Renewable Generating Project Finance Deal of the Year" Award (2016) and first-time recipient of the "Best Asset M&A Advisor" (2017) in Power Finance & Risk's Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards.
Southern Research Logo
Founded in 1941, Southern Research (SR) is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and engineering research organization that supports clients and partners in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, defense, aerospace, environmental, and energy industries. SR’s staff of nearly 500 works across four divisions: Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment. We pursue entrepreneurial and collaborative initiatives to develop and maintain a pipeline of intellectual property and innovative technologies that positively impact real-world problems. Learn more at www.SouthernResearch.org.
West Monroe Partners Logo
West Monroe’s Energy & Utilities practice partners with utilities and energy companies to manage innovation and change at today’s pace. Our areas of expertise include customer experience, digital, cybersecurity, analytics, regulatory and advisory, and more. West Monroe’s dedicated team of business consultants and deep technologists help our clients proactively plan and execute for the future, enhance the customer experience, and manage strategic communications.
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.
Silver Sponsor
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Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in power and thermal management solutions. Its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” focuses on addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and automation, Delta's business categories include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure. Delta offers some of the most energy efficient power products in the industry, including switching power supplies with efficiency over 90%, telecom power with up to 98%, and PV inverters with up to 98.8% efficiency. We have also developed the world’s first server power supply certified as 80 Plus Titanium with over 96% efficiency. We regularly invest 6% to 7% of our annual sales revenues in R&D and have worldwide R&D facilities in Taiwan, China, Europe, India, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and the U.S.
Bronze Sponsor
Ampt, LLC Logo
Ampt delivers innovative products to lower the cost of PV systems and increase energy generation. Ampt DC power optimizers reduce inverter and electrical BOS costs while distributing MPPT throughout the PV array to deliver more energy. Ampt serves the Utility, C&I and Residential markets. Applications include the optimization of new-build PV plants, upgrades to existing systems (retrofits), improved DC-coupled storage and monitoring for enhanced O&M. Ampt has sales and support in North America, Europe, and Japan, as well as representation in Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.
Supporting Organizations
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
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 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 - CA 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.
Power Association of Northern California Logo
The Power Association of Northern California is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the power industry in California and all of its component parts. PANC sponsors monthly luncheon meetings and educational seminars to help professionals better understand the challenges confronting the power industry. Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in San Francisco. Guest speakers include legislators, CEO’s, Commissioners and other experts from both the regulated and unregulated side of the industry.
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. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) LA 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
Energy Storage News Logo
Global energy storage industry news, analysis and opinion for a business audience.
Utility Dive Logo
Utility Dive covers industry news and provides original analysis on the latest happenings in utility and energy. Our mission is to provide busy executives with a bird's-eye-view of the utilities industry in 60 seconds. With a daily email newsletter and website that looks great on mobile as well as desktop, plus a mobile app, Utility Dive keeps you informed on the go. You 'll get coverage of topics such as smart grid, energy efficiency, regulation and policy, grid security, distributed generation, renewable energy, and more. http://www.utilitydive.com/
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Greentech Media delivers business-to- business news, analysis and events at the forefront of the global energy transformation. Our coverage area extends across the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utility market’s evolution. Greentech Media’s industry-leading coverage is provided by a team of analysts from our market intelligence arm, GTM Research, as well as our world-class journalists and global network of expert contributors.
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GTM Research is now Wood Mackenzie, the leading market analysis and advisory firm on the transformation of the global electricity industry. GTM Research is comprised of analysts covering solar, grid edge, and energy storage markets. Our analysts combine diverse backgrounds in energy, environmental, emerging technology, information technology and strategic consulting sectors. This diverse team provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, consulting, and data subscription services.