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 Sponsors
Aurora Solar Logo
Aurora is the solar industry’s leading PV system design and sales platform—a cloud-based solar solution used by thousands of solar professionals worldwide. With Aurora, solar salespeople and designers can precisely calculate how many solar panels will fit on a property, forecast how much energy they will produce, estimate how much money the system will save the property owner, and generate sales proposals without ever having to visit the property itself. To date, Aurora has been used to design over 2.5 million solar projects globally, with over 100,000 projects completed monthly.
NEXTracker Logo
NEXTracker advances the power plant of the future with smart solar trackers, energy storage systems and TrueCapture™ advanced control software that yields additional energy, optimizes performance and reduces costs for project and plant owners. As the #1 single-axis tracker supplier worldwide with over 17 GW delivered or under fulfillment, NEXTracker is globally recognized for delivering smart and connected energy systems for hundreds of projects across five continents. For more information, see NEXTracker.com or follow us on Twitter @NEXTracker.
Gold Sponsors
FTC Solar Logo
FTC Solar is a team of dedicated renewable energy professionals focused on delivering single-axis trackers, value-add software, and engineering services to its customers. The new Voyager tracker leads the industry on installed cost while driving outstanding performance and reliability, and features an architecture that enables project design on almost any site. With over 4GW of worldwide project experience, FTC Solar’s offerings drive value for solar applications including ground mount, canopy and rooftop. For more information please visit http://www.ftcsolar.com/.
Jinko Solar Logo
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 8.0 GW for silicon wafers, 5.0 GW for solar cells, and 8.0 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2017. JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. works closely with top financial institutions and key stakeholders in the solar industry.  Publicly vetted by trusted industry third party laboratories, JinkoSolar is one of the fastest growing and most reliable PV suppliers in the United States and Canada. The North American headquarters is located in San Francisco with 5 regional sales offices.
Soltec Logo
Soltec is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of single-axis solar trackers. Soltec’s global operations and workforce of over 1500 people blend experience with innovation. The company has manufacturing facilities in Brazil and Spain, as well as offices in Argentina, Brazil, China, and Spain, as well as offices in Australia, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru and the United States. The company has a track record of over 9 GW. The SF7 Bifacial Solar Tracker, which collects energy on both the front and rear sides, capturing reflected irradiance from the ground surface, under and around the tracker and from other modules. Depending on site conditions, bifacial yield-gain can reach +16% according to BiTEC results.
Trina Solar Logo
Founded in 1997, Trina Solar is a global leading provider of integrated PV modules and smart energy solutions, with its main business focused on PV products, PV systems and smart energy solutions. Its business covers R&D, production and sales of PV modules, power stations and system equipment, PV power generation and operations services, smart microgrids, development and sales of multi-energy systems, as well as operation and management of energy cloud platforms. In 2018, the company took the lead in evolving into a brand in the world of energy IoT (internet of things), established the Trina Solar IoT Industry Development Alliance and the New Energy IoT Industry Innovation Center in concert with the industry's leading producers and research institutes both in and outside of China, built an innovative platform for research into energy IoT as well as an IoT ecosphere with numerous partners and is committed to becoming a global leader in the smart energy sector. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
Silver Sponsors
Demand IQ Logo
Demand IQ provides proprietary customer acquisition software and services to improve marketing and sales outcomes for renewable energy companies. Through its software Demand IQ enables solar companies to increase lead volume, virtually set appointments, and automatically capture utility bills; freeing up your salesforces to focus on what they do best. Demand IQ additionally provides turnkey digital customer acquisition as a service. For more information please visit www.demand-iq.com.
Dividend Solar Logo
Dividend is a leading national provider of renewable energy and home improvement financing solutions focused on creating a simple and efficient experience for our customer and partners. Through our intuitive technology platform, quick and easy application, and white-gloved customer service, we work with a network of contractors nationwide, providing customers the opportunity to obtain financing for their home improvement projects.
Folsom Labs Logo
Folsom Labs develops HelioScope, an advanced PV system design tool that integrates system layout and performance modeling to simplify the process of engineering and selling solar projects.
Solargraf Logo
Solargraf designs custom software solutions for companies of all sizes to fit their needs and give them a competitive edge. Over 7,000 solar professionals rely on Solargraf to design solar installations, build client proposals, connect with financing partners, file solar permits, harness their customer data, and better manage their business.
Swinerton Renewable Energy Logo
Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) offers engineering, procurement, construction, and SOLV® services for solar photovoltaic plants throughout North America to a diverse range of clients. Over 130 years of building landmark projects, Swinerton has forged a reputation for unsurpassed safety, workmanship, on-time delivery, and customer satisfaction. Today, our team takes pride in building cost-effective solar systems that will generate reliable, clean power for many years to come. SRE has delivered over 4 GW solar projects and our SOLV team manages over 4.5 GW of PV plants. Learn more about Swinerton Renewable Energy at swinertonrenewable.com.
ThoughTrace Logo
ThoughtTrace exists to empower people and companies to greater insight and creativity through better access to their most challenging information. We help enterprises review and validate critical information in existing contracts and legal documents. Using artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing, and machine learning, our SaaS platform, ThoughtTrace reads words, sentences, and paragraphs just like a human does, driving better strategy, decisions, and execution. With results in minutes or hours, not weeks or months, advanced analysis and understanding is your edge.
Supporting Organizations
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.
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.
WRISE Logo
WRISE was founded in 2005 and works to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy. Since that time, WRISE has grown to an organization with local chapters in the US and Canada; national programming that includes activities at renewable trade shows across the country, the Leadership Forum, Take Charge Workshops, mentoring, professional development and webinar series; and a growing grassroots network of more than 6,500 women and men.