|CONTENT PARTNER /// SUNSPEC|
|The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of developers, manufacturers, service providers, and others, together pursuing information standards for the distributed energy industry. SunSpec standards address most operational aspects of PV and other distributed energy power plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting innovation, and accelerating industry growth. Over 60 organizations are members of the SunSpec Alliance, including global leaders from Asia, Europe, and North America. Membership is open to corporations, non-profits, and individuals. For more information about the SunSpec Alliance, or to download SunSpec specifications at no charge, please visit the website.|
|CONTENT PARTNER /// GTM RESEARCH|
|GTM Research, a division of Greentech Media, provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of research reports, data services, advisory services and strategic consulting. GTM Research's analysis also underpins Greentech Media's webinars and live events. Our coverage spans the green energy industry including solar power, grid modernization, energy storage, energy efficiency and wind power sectors.|
|GTM Research Website|
|SUPPORTING PARTNER /// CALSEIA|
|CALSEIA, the California Solar Energy Industries Association, is the nation’s oldest and largest solar industry association representing manufacturers, installers, and distributors of solar panels and related components and technologies throughout the state. Since the 1970s, CALSEIA has advanced the common interests of the California solar industry, helping make California's solar market the most robust in the United States. CALSEIA provides solar industry members located throughout California with a presence at the Capitol in Sacramento, at the CPUC in San Francisco, and at hearings and workshops throughout the state. As a policy-dependent industry, it is imperative that the California solar industry engages politically to fight for, and defend, good solar policy in California. Membership in CALSEIA is the best investment for your business money can buy. Join today.|
|SUPPORTING PARTNER /// POWERHOUSE|
|Powerhouse is the world’s first and only incubator and accelerator dedicated to solar+ startups. Since its inception in 2013, Powerhouse has hosted over 40 solar-focused startups and organizations, has invested in 14, and has celebrated 4 acquisitions. Powerhouse startups have collectively generated over $150m in revenue, raised $270m in capital, created 400 direct jobs, and have contributed to the installation of over 300 MW of solar in the US and around the world. Powerhouse's Incubator houses the nation’s most ingenious solar software startups and its accelerator invests in them. The Powerhouse Incubator is a collaborative co-working space that grants over 100 mission-aligned entrepreneurs and policy advocates access to some of the best and brightest minds in the new energy industry. The Accelerator is a 6-month program to supercharge solar+ startups. Admitted ventures receive a cash investment, dedicated space in the incubator, and mentorship from leading solar+ investors, though leaders, and industry executives.|
|MEDIAPARTNER /// BNEF|
| Bloomberg New Energy Finance provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. With unrivalled depth and breadth, we help clients stay on top of developments across the energy spectrum from our comprehensive web-based platform. BNEF has 200 staff based in London, New York, Beijing, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Munich, New Delhi, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington D.C., and Zurich.
BNEF products fit your daily workflow, streamline your research, sharpen your strategy and keep you informed. BNEF’s sectoral products provide financial, economic and policy analysis, as well as news and the world’s most comprehensive database of assets, investments, companies and equipment in the clean energy space. BNEF’s regional products provide a comprehensive view on the transformation of the energy system by region. Bloomberg New Energy Finance leverages Bloomberg’s 15,000 employees in 192 locations, generating 5,000 daily news stories across TV, BusinessWeek, Mobile, Digital and Radio.
|MEDIAPARTNER /// PHOTON|
|PHOTON is the largest and oldest independent publisher worldwide in the field of solar electricity production. PHOTON’s publications cover the solar world with in-depth, independently researched articles written by our own staff of editors from around the world.
Headquartered in Germany since 1996, we are the most renowned and completely independent solar magazine publisher dedicated to applying a critical approach to journalism. There is a strict separation between our editorial teams and advertising department to ensure a journalistic environment free of the influences of public relations. Our independent reporting is exactly what appeals to our readers.
|MEDIAPARTNER /// RECHARGE|
|RECHARGE is the global source for renewable energy news. We focus is on business, technology, policy and the key players across all the main areas of renewables, including wind, solar, wave and tidal, geothermal, hydro, carbon capture and biofuels. The daring news content is supported by regular features and profiles offering an inside view of the issues and the people that make a difference in the industry.|
|MEDIAPARTNER /// ETHICAL MARKETS|
|40 Years of Foresight, Insight and Integrity
“Ethical Markets Media is a micro-multinational social enterprise with the mission of reforming markets and metrics while helping accelerate and track the transition to the green economy worldwide with the Green Transition Scoreboard®, Ethical Biomimicry Finance®, Transforming Finance TV Series. Research and daily news at www.ethicalmarkets.com.”
|Ethical Markets Website|
|MEDIAPARTNER /// BPVA|
|The British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) is the National Trade Association of the UK solar photovoltaic industry. The BPVA is a strong political and commercial organisation. As an influential and trusted voice of the industry, we have made a significant contribution to the emergence of the UK’s solar PV industry in recent years, which is now one of the largest solar markets in the world by installed capacity.|