|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.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// CANADIAN SOLAR|
|Canadian Solar exists to make the difference. To customers, colleagues, partners, investors and all whose lives we touch. We are also here to make a positive difference to the environment and society as a whole. We do this by providing exceptional solar products and services that meet the specific needs of customers, employees, partners and investors.
Canadian Solar Operations and Maintenance services are designed to maximize the lifetime value of your solar power plant assets. Leveraging our 17 years of solar industry experience and 700+ MW under operation and 1.2 GW contracted worldwide, Canadian Solar pro-actively monitors and manages your plants minimizing downtime and increasing site availability, resulting in maximum energy production, revenues and profitability. Customized service packages offer the right fit for any solar power plant owner.
|Canadian Solar Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SITEMARK|
|Sitemark enables enterprises to deploy drones and aerial data at scale while enabling their digital transformation strategy.
Sitemark is used today to monitor +1400 PV sites across +30 countries by asset owners, operators and EPCs during pre-construction, engineering and construction phase, COD, EPC-O&M handover, annual inspections, purchase or sale among other stages in the life of a PV asset.
Within Solar, using the Sitemark platform and its analysis, customers have saved hundreds if not millions of dollars across their portfolios by helping reduce or avoid project delays, streamline overhead costs in managing large projects across entire life cycle of the site starting with site surveys up-to annual site inspections to decommissioning. Sitemark’s solutions have helped Asset Managers with Insurance claims, warranty claims, contractual claims over the years, which is one of the reasons why over 80% of Sitemark’s customers today are Asset Owners.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// TIGO|
|Tigo® is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semiconductors, power electronics, and solar energy, the Tigo team developed the first-generation Smart Module Optimizer technology for the solar industry. Tigo's vision is to leverage integrated and retrofitted Flex MLPE and communications technology to drive the cost of solar electricity down. By partnering with tier 1 module and inverter manufacturers in the industry, Tigo is able to focus on its key innovation with the smartest TS4 modular platform and leverage the broader ecosystem. Tigo has operations in the USA, Central & South America, Caribbean, Europe, Japan, China, Australia, South Pacific, and the Middle East. .|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// GREEN POWER MONITOR|
|GreenPowerMonitor (GPM), now part of DNV GL, is an international company that offers products and services in the renewable energy sector. With more than 10 years’ experience, GPM has consolidated its position as the independent leader in management, monitoring and control of renewable energy installations with 21.5 GW globally managed (solar and wind) and more than 3,500 facilities across the globe.
GPM has a great depth of experience with renewable energy plants ranging from 2 kW to 585MW capacity across the globe. The company offers a market-leading integrated solution set for the management and maintenance of renewable energy installations that includes Hardware, Software and Services unmatched in the industry.
|Green power monitor Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// ATONOMETRICS|
|Atonometrics is the world leader in Soiling and Irradiance measurement systems for PV projects. Our newest product is our revolutionary Mars Optical Soiling Sensor which is maintenance-free, water-free, easy to install, and requires no site specific calibrations. Also available are our low-cost calibrated reference cells for long-term outdoor irradiation monitoring.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// RISEN ENERGY|
|Risen Energy is a world leading Tier 1 manufacturer of high-performance solar photovoltaic products. We also provide total business solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale power generation.
Risen Energy was founded in 1986 and was publicly listed in 2010. For more than thirty years we have been generating value for our customers around the globe.
Risen Energy's total Solar PV business solutions are among the most advanced and cost-effective in the industry. They are characterized by constant techno-commercial innovation, consummate quality and reliable support.
With local market presence and strong financial bankability status, we are committed to building strategic, mutually beneficial collaboration with our partners. In this way, together we can capitalize on the rising value of green energy.
|Risen Energy Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// AIRPROBE|
|AirProbe is a part of 14W Technologies - a team of Solar PV researchers and AI professionals working on a mission to make Large scale solar PV plants reliable and efficient. With AirProbe drone-based PV thermography solution, we empower the developers, EPC, O&M, asset management and technical due diligence teams around the world to inspect Solar farms with cell level details and speed like never before.
Having improved yield of more than 2.5 GW of Solar assets by 1%-5% in last 12 months across the world, we help organizations digitize their assets with innovative business models from building capacity in-house to working with local drone pilot network to achieve best ROI. AirProbe is also unique in its service with most comprehensive (15+ types) fault categorisation, and value-added consultancy post inspection to increase yield and reliability of solar PV Assets.
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// FAIRFLEET|
|FairFleet is a full-service partner for professional drone services, from planning and execution of the inspection flight to the evaluation and analysis of the collected data. High-resolution images from thermal cameras can be used to examine the panels in a photovoltaic system and identify defect modules or HotSpots. These algorithm-based inspections can be carried out most cost-effectively by using drones. All findings are documented in a report indicating the location of defect modules and the impact of the defect to the total performance.
With a network of 1,800 professional drone operators in 47 countries, FairFleet is the leading European drone service provider. Data protection, quality and consistency are the major values of our service.
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// KIPP & ZONEN|
|Environment is of big influence to solar energy generation. Monitoring all relevant environmental parameters provides insights for solar energy experts. Whether it is to optimize yield, manage your assets, make investment decisions, schedule plant maintenance or to forecast the energy output reliably. OTT HydroMet offers you the high quality instruments the solar industry needs. Together, Kipp & Zonen and Lufft form the Meteorology Division of OTT HydroMet. Kipp & Zonen is the market leader in solar radiation measurement thanks to the successful pyranometer range and the latest innovation DustIQ to monitor soiling of PV. Lufft was the first to manufacture compact all-in-one weather stations that simultaneously provide measurement data of temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction, wind speed, precipitation intensity, precipitation quantity, radiation and lightning strikes. A combination of the two provide all insights you need to monitor the efficiency and performance of solar power plants.|
|Lufft Website | Kipp & Zonen Website|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// AEROSPEC|
|Aerospec's aerial data solutions help solar companies to optimize yields, reduce O&M costs, and delivers one of the fastest report around. Incubated at the Harvard Innovation Labs and backed by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Aerospec provides stand alone data analytics or turnkey drone services, saving thousands of hazardous man-hours in the field and generating millions of dollars in operational benefit. Aerospec is proud to provide in-person support to its clients including asset managers, O&M providers, EPC contractors, independent engineers and insurance companies across five continents. One of its flagship projects is a 850MW solar site completed in just 6 days.|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// GROUNDWORK|
|GroundWork Renewables, Inc. provides meteorological (“MET”) systems and services for solar plant performance prediction and monitoring. Our industry-leading MET and diagnostic products meet project, PPA and owner requirements to ensure profitable solar projects.|