|DIAMOND SPONSOR /// SMA (GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNER)|
|SMA America is the U.S.-based subsidiary of global PV leader SMA Solar Technology AG. SMA is a power conversion, energy management and service support provider for residential through utility-scale photovoltaic systems. SMA’s leading range of solar inverters and related technologies spans all power classes and is compatible with all module types, resulting in the largest solutions portfolio in the industry.
SMA is the top-ranked service provider by third-party analysis. SMA’s Solar Asset Management portfolio of services provides developers, EPCs, utilities, and investors with the PV industry’s best financial backstop and long-term plan to maximize system performance. Since launching its plant-wide O&M service in 2013, SMA has been trusted with more than 2.5GW of commercial and utility contracts.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// METEOCONTROL|
|meteocontrol is the leading global provider of independent solar monitoring systems and currently monitors more than 45,000 PV systems with a total power output of over 13 GWp. For more than 40 years, meteocontrol has developed monitoring software and hardware for solar PV systems.
From planning phase as technical due diligence to operation phase, monitoring, SCADA and O&M, meteocontrol offers state of the art technological solutions and accompanies solar projects during their entire lifecycle. Independent engineering services have supported projects with a total investment of more than 13 billion euros.
meteocontrol is the partner for developers, EPC’s, utilities, and investors to maximize system performance in long-term to keep its asset value.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// NEXTRACKER|
|NEXTracker, a Flex company, advances the power plant of the future with solar tracker and energy storage innovations to increase performance and reduce costs for solar power plants and storage applications. As the #1 tracker supplier worldwide with over 11 GW of trackers sold, NEXTracker is globally recognized for delivering advanced and reliable PV and storage solutions with exceptional O&M services for hundreds of projects across five continents. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Company has offices in India, Europe, China, Latin America, and Australia.
For more information, visit: NEXTracker.com and follow the Company on Twitter @NEXTracker.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// TÜV RHEINLAND|
|TÜV Rheinland is a world leader in testing and supply chain management services for the solar industry. With over 35 years of experience, TÜV Rheinland offers a global presence, industry expertise and a wide-range of comprehensive services to address the challenges of the solar market. These services include testing and certification of PV modules and components, supply chain management, and independent engineering for PV power plants, supporting the PV power plant value chain. TÜV Rheinland maintains a global network of laboratories in all major solar hubs.|
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|BRANDING SPONSOR /// INACCESS|
|Inaccess provides innovative centralized management solutions for Renewable Energy and Telecom infrastructures with global presence (in Americas, Europe and Asia), mostly offered on a turn-key basis. With its recent strategic partnership with Draker in the US and a cumulative portfolio of more than 6.5GWp across 4,000+ sites, our technical solutions have established a significant track record.
Our objective is to provide high quality solutions to our clients (Utilities, EPCs, O&Ms, Developers and Funds) for better and effective management of their renewable assets.
In 2014 & 2015, Inaccess with Draker have been acknowledged as: #3 independent monitoring provider for the utility-scale PV segment globally (in MW)
As of end of 2016:
6.5GW worldwide of which 2.5GW are located in the US
Our mission is to help our customers build and operate effectively their valuable renewable assets throughout a mix of state-of-the-art systems, intelligent software and value added services.