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Our 2022 Sponsors

Host Sponsor

Smartenergy

We are a Swiss-based investment company dedicated to renewable energy. We identify, develop and deliver green energy assets. We are a driving force in the ongoing transition of the industry towards green energy being focused on the deployment of solar, wind and green hydrogen projects. We are committed to pursuing the potential of hydrogen and related technology as an ideal complement for utilizing and storing renewable energy.

Smartenergy, founded 2011, is headquartered in Wollerau, Switzerland. Beyond our Team in Wollerau, we rely on our own local subsidiaries in all major markets in Europe. Local knowledge and proximity to the industry stakeholders allow us identifying and securing opportunities at an early stage while creating synergies across the entire value chain.

smartenergy.net

Diamond Technology Innovation Sponsor

Trina Solar

As a global leading provider for photovoltaic (PV) module and smart energy solutions, Trina Solar delivers PV products, applications and services to promote global sustainable development. Through constant innovation, Trina Solar continues to push the PV industry forward by creating greater grid parity of PV power and popularizing renewable energy. Trina Solar´s mission is to boost global renewable energy development around the world for the benefit of all humanity.

trinasolar.com/eu-en

Gold Sponsors

Huawei

As a leading technology company, Huawei is at the forefront of the global energy transition. Equipped with advanced digital technologies and designed for absolute reliability in the harshest conditions, Huawei’s products have established themselves in the market for string inverters, transformers and energy storage systems.

FusionSolar is smart, secure, reliable and delivers high returns and ROI making Huawei preferred by developers and investors. Since 2015 to date, Huawei has been ranked 1st every year for the highest number of inverter deliveries worldwide.

solar.huawei.com

LONGi

LONGi leads the solar PV industry to a new height with product innovations and optimized power-cost ratio with breakthrough monocrystalline technologies. LONGi supplies more than 30GW of high-efficiency solar wafers and modules worldwide yearly, about a quarter of global market demand. LONGi is recognized as the world’s most valuable solar technology company with the highest market value. Innovation and sustainable development are two of LONGi’s  core values.

longi-solar.com

Silver Sponsors

Alternus Energy Group

Alternus Energy Group Plc is an international vertically integrated independent power producer (IPP). Headquartered in Ireland, and listed on the Euronext Growth Oslo, the Company develops, installs, owns, and operates midsized utility scale solar parks. The Company also has offices in Rotterdam and America. Alternus Energy aims to own and operate over 3.5 gigawatts of solar parks by the end of 2025.

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Prediktor

Prediktor provide performance-enhancing capabilities to clients throughout the world. They install base of several thousand systems is built on our core – digitalization, consolidation, and contextualization – and is driving real-time results using open standard information models.

prediktor.com

PVcase

PVcase was founded in 2018 by a group of solar engineers who believed that designing solar parks shouldn’t be mind-numbingly tedious – that everyday tools for solar engineers can be clutter-free and easy to use. Today, PVcase offers seamlessly integrated solar technology solutions for companies of all sizes so they could design, estimate and optimize commercial and utility scale solar assets, wherever they may be.

Our flagship product is an AutoCAD-based 3D solar design software for utility scale solar power plants. It enables solar engineers to reduce project costs, boost reliability and improve solar plant performance. PVcase has developed an extensive global reach, delivering service to customers in over 50 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia.

Request a demo today and see why our 3D design software is the tool of choice for the world’s leading solar organisations.

pvcase.com

Seraphim

Founded in 2011, Seraphim has become a respected leader in the photovoltaic manufacturing industry. By the end of 2021, the company has a global production capacity of 7.5GW, and is listed as a Tier 1 solar module manufacturer by BNEF, as well as the Top Performer by PV Evolution Labs. Seraphim is committed to R&D and has been awarded more than 100 technical patents. By the end of 2021, 14GW of Seraphim products have been installed in over 40 countries.

seraphim-energy.com

Sungrow

Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. (“Sungrow”) is the world’s most bankable inverter brand with over 182 GW installed worldwide as of June 2021. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Cao Renxian, Sungrow is a leader in the research and development of solar inverters with the largest dedicated R&D team in the industry and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter solutions and energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial & industrial, and residential applications, as well as internationally recognized floating PV plant solutions. With a strong 24-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 150 countries. 

As a leader of innovation in the solar industry, Sungrow possesses a dynamic technical R&D team which consists of over 1800 employees. The Company has also invested its own in-house testing center approved by SGS, CSA, and TÜV Rheinland. In 2019, Sungrow launched the world’s largest inverter factory. The company’s global annual production capacity reaches 90 GW, including 10 GW of India factory.

Offering a wide range of solutions and services, Sungrow is committed to providing clean power for all and is steadfast in its efforts to becoming the global leader of clean power conversion technology. Learn more about Sungrow by visiting uk.sungrowpower.com.

Bronze Sponsors

Natural Power

Natural Power is an independent consultancy and service provider that supports a global client base in the effective delivery of a wide range of renewable projects including solar, onshore wind, energy storage, renewable heat and offshore technologies.  It has a global reach, employing more than 400 staff across 13 international offices.  Its experience extends across all phases of the project lifecycle from initial feasibility, through construction to operations and throughout all stages of the transaction cycle.

naturalpower.com

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RatedPower

RatedPower is on a mission to digitalize the renewable energy industry and maximize clean energy’s potential through cloud-based solutions.

Through pvDesign—their software to automate and optimize the study, analysis, design, and engineering of photovoltaic plants in all its stages—RatedPower helps companies optimize the design and engineering of utility-scale solar PV plants, maximize their profitability, and reduce energy costs (LCOE). The software has reportedly reduced by 5% the LCOE of solar plants designed with it, which translates to a 20% higher solar plant profitability.

pvDesign optimizes the design and carries out the engineering of utility-scale solar photovoltaic plants, reducing 85% of the time spent in designing PV, from 4-6 weeks to under 2 minutes.

Having developed more than 43 GW in more than 190 countries, pvDesign brings value to developers, IPPs, contractors, investors, and manufacturers, helping them make better decisions, democratizing engineering knowledge and boosting the deployment of solar plants worldwide.

ratedpower.com

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Supporting Sponsors

AMPT

Ampt is the world’s #1 DC optimizer company for large-scale PV systems. Ampt delivers innovative products that are used to lower the cost and improve performance of new PV systems, enable lower cost DC-coupled storage systems, repower existing systems to produce more energy, and provide string-level data for improved O&M.

ampt.com

DNV

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support our customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

 

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Green Genius

Green Genius is a renewable energy company that develops solar, biogas, wind, and hydrogen energy projects. The company operates in 8 European countries and intends to build renewable energy projects reaching a capacity of 1.5 GW by 2025. 

The company has over 10 years of experience in energy production from renewable sources. Green Genius projects produce around 399 GWh of green energy each year, which prevents over 335,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. It would take over 16 million trees to absorb this amount of CO2 per year. Green Genius is part of the international Modus Group, which operates in 12 European countries. 

greengenius.com

Sonnedix

Sonnedix Power Holdings Limited (together with its subsidiaries, Sonnedix) is a global solar Independent Power Producer (IPP) with a proven track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic plants to the market. Sonnedix develops, builds, owns, and operates solar power plants globally, with a total capacity of almost 5GW, including a development pipeline of more than 2GW.

Sonnedix continues to expand its global footprint across OECD countries, with over 350 solar plants in operations, as well as several hundred MW under construction or various development stages around the world.

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www.sonnedix.com

Exhibitor

RP Global
 

RP Global is an Independent Power Producer (IPP) with more than thirty-five years of experience in the renewable energy sector. As a developer, investor and operator, RP Global’s focus lies on solar PV, hydro, and wind energy projects, as well as storage. The company has two headquarters in Vienna, Austria and Madrid, Spain and it operates in twelve countries. RP Global: a company with strong local teams on the ground in its Western and Eastern European markets.

 

rp-global.com

Editorial Partners

PV Tech
 
The PV Tech Power publication explores technology and its impact on downstream PV projects. With a focus on technologies impacting LCOE (Levelised Cost of Energy) of commercial and utility scale solar energy plants world-wide, PV Tech Power addresses all key stakeholder groups that can accelerate the global large scale deployment of solar energy and storage technologies.
 

pv-tech.org

Solar Power Portal

The Solar Power Portal is the leading renewable energy resource for all UK solar power and feed-in tariff information. Solar power is one of the few renewable energy generating technologies that can help the UK reach its EU binding targets in urban centres.

The Solar Power Portal keeps people both inside and outside the United Kingdom up to date with developments and deployments in the solar industry in the UK. Providing in-depth news, opinions, information on certified products and installers, installations charts, a solar calculator (backed by government figures) and accurate policy updates straight from government, the Solar Power Portal is your one-stop-shop for solar power information in the UK.

 

solarpowerportal.co.uk

Partner

The Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN)

The Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN) is a non-profit association, founded in 1988, with the mission of coordination, representation and defense of the common interests of our Members.

Our members are either: singular or collective entities that are authorized to produce renewable electricity (producers); or even any singular or collective entity interested in the technical, legal, financial and economic development of electricity production from renewable energy sources and that can clearly contribute to meet APREN’s purposes (non-producers).

APREN represents more than 90% of all installed capacity of renewable energy sources in Portugal.

APREN develops its work together with official authorities and other similar entities, either national or international, being an important key player in the development of energy policies in Portugal, thereby promoting the deployment of renewable energy resources for electricity production. The Association privileges the coordination and permanent contact with the Portuguese Government, the ministries responsible for energy and environmental issues and their official agencies, as well as a fruitful dialogue with the crucial national stakeholders acting in the renewable electricity sector and also with representatives from the civil society.

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Association for Borderless Renewables

Environmental imperatives, including the need to combat global warming, require that all nations contribute what they can to the transition from energy sources reliant upon fossil fuels to renewables. Some regions have additional strategic motives for moving away from oil and gas. But those motives do not lessen the obligation to cooperate with each other. We have therefore established Association for Borderless Renewables both to foster private investment in this conversion process and to promote cross-border collaboration on projects between regions and countries; with our current focus on the transformation in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

borderlessrenewables.com

Climate17

We are recruitment specialists across Clean Energy & Environmental markets. Our team has been recruiting in renewable energy since 2007, and we have an extensive network of professionals within this sector.

Climate17 have a track record of placing positions at all levels throughout the project lifecycle – from Acquisition, through development, consents and construction, to operation and asset management.

We take a partnership approach in working with our clients on hard-to-fill positions where we can bring value, usually engaging on assignments on an exclusive basis; this allows us to dedicate the time and resources necessary to identify the best possible candidates available in the market for their requirements. We can assist in defining and scoping roles, setting informed remuneration packages, creating attractive and compelling job adverts, and effective resourcing plans.

To hear more about how we can help, get in touch with the team at Climate17, and speak with one of our specialist consultants.

climate17.com

The French Renewable Energy Trade Association (SER)

The French Renewable Energy Trade Association (SER) was established in 1993 to promote the interests of industrials and professionals in the sector to public authorities, parliament and all bodies in charge of energy, industry, employment, the environment and research. It groups directly and indirectly thousands of industrials, companies, R&D centers from all of the renewable energy channels: biofuels, biomass, wood, biogas, renewable marine power, wind power, geothermal energy, hydroelectricity, heat pumps, solar photovoltaics, thermal and concentrated solar power.

Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA)

ISEA was established in 2013 to advance a policy and regulatory landscape promoting solar as a leading renewable energy technology to decarbonise Ireland’s electricity system and contribute to a successful and strong clean economy. As the leading voice for the Irish solar industry, ISEA works closely with stakeholders to advance the solar agenda on behalf of our near 180 members. ISEA is committed to meeting 20% of electricity demand from solar by 2030, helping meet energy targets and achieve a diverse and clean electricity network.

Find out more – irishsolarenergy.org

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