Contintental Breakfast & Check-In
Networking Break
Technology Speed Pitch Fest

In this session, Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch will moderate a pitch forum featuring a group of exciting start-ups in the solar software space. We'll get a sense of some of the problems the industry is trying to solve and what new technology lies ahead.

Jake Anderson, Founder, Anderson Optimization
Kyle Cherrick, Head of Business Development, Pick My Solar
Nathaniel Enders, Director, On-Demand Energy Cloud, Correlate
Jeff McAulay, Co-Founder, Energetic Insurance
Nikhil Vadhavkar, CEO, Raptor Maps

Moderator: Emily Kirsch, Co-Founder & CEO, Powerhouse

Redesigning the Workflow Around Software

There are many barriers to scale in solar, most of which are out of the control of your average solar company. So in this panel, we'll be talking about how solar companies can scale their workflows to improve their own efficiencies. What are the biggest process issues faced by installers? What are the limitations of widely used business software for solar applications? And how do you integrate and onboard new solar software?

Conlan O’Leary, Co-Founder & CEO, Sighten
Andrew Morse, Director of Software, FTC Solar
Eric Reinhardt, Sr. Director of Product Management, Sunrun

Moderator: Paul Gibbs, Co-Founder & CEO, Folsom Labs

Networking Break
Best Practices for Incorporating Remote Imagery

What's the cheapest way to find a new solar customer? What about to design a system? Hint, it's whatever minimizes site visits and lessens the paperwork. Whether using satellite images, lidar scans, or aerial drones, remote imagery can be used to identify solar customers and simplify the design process. We'll discuss how in this panel.

Sanchit Agarwal, Vice President Field Operations, Nearmap
Nicholas Pilkington, Chief Technology Officer, DroneDeploy
Tim Rochman, Director of Energy, EagleView Technologies

Moderator: Benjamin Gallagher, Senior Analyst, GTM Research

Rethinking Asset Management and O&M with Software

With solar project returns and O&M budgets tightening, installers and long-term owners must adopt tools that more efficiently manage and operate solar portfolios. Learn best practices for improving and optimizing your asset management and O&M workflow from leading solutions providers.

Cedric Brehaut, Vice President, Products, Omnidian
Shawn Kerrigan, Chief Technology Officer, Locus
Vania Mesrob, Vice President, Asset Management, Coronal Energy

Moderator: MJ Shiao, Director of Community Solar, Arcadia Power

Speed Networking
Networking Reception
GTM & Powerhouse Women's Networking Hour

Join Powerhouse and GTM for a women's networking drink at the hotel bar before heading in for the night. All women and allies welcome!

Solar Summit 2018 will take place on May 1 - 2

For a discount, you can add this as a bulk item when you register for both events. To view the full Solar Summit agenda, visit