|DIAMOND SPONSOR /// SUNGROW|
|Sungrow is a world-class technology provider, specialized in PV inverters and energy storage equipment for residential, commercial & industrial and utility-scale PV power plants. Founded in 1997, Sungrow is a solution-oriented and innovation-led organization focusing on renewable energy generation. The EMEA team consists of around 70 dedicated employees based in Munich, Germany (EMEA Headquarters), Italy, Spain, Turkey, France, UK & Dubai with more than 5 GW deployed in the region.|
|REGISTRATION SPONSOR /// VOLTIQ|
|Voltiq raises equity and debt for its clients and partners, focusing exclusively on renewable energy and energy transmission projects. Main focus is on wind (on- and offshore), solar PV, and transmission, in Europe and in emerging markets. Voltiq has offices in The Netherlands, Spain and Panama City, and has executed more than 50 deals since 2009 covering 4,000 MW of wind capacity, 3,400 MW of solar PV, 300 MW of CSP, 240 MW biomass, and over 5,000 km of high voltage transmission. Voltiq secures maximum value creation for its clients in energy projects, arranging complex (international) financing structures. Voltiq has extensive networks with all leading financial institutions including commercial banks, multilaterals and development banks.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SOLAR VENTURES|
|Solar Ventures (www.solarventures.it) is an Independent Power Producer (IPP) and developer focused on developing, building , financing and managing utility scale PV plants globally, with a strong expertise in Italy, Europe and Emerging Markets, where it has been active since 2007. To date it has developed globally 500 MWp of solar power plants.
Solar Ventures was one of the earliest Italian operators. Starting from its first solar power plants build in 2007, the company has developed a total of 280 MWp of plants in Europe.
Solar Ventures’ management team has an excellent track record of 10 years in developing, financing, building and managing of photovoltaic assets, and the company stands today as one of the few integrated solar platforms operating in southern Europe.
|Solar Ventures Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// SOLTEC|
|Soltec is a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis trackers, European leader. Soltec’s global operations and workforce of over 750 people blend experience with innovation. The company has manufacturing facilities in Brazil, China, and Spain, as well as offices in Argentina, Australia, Denmark, Chile, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and the United States. Soltec is dedicated to innovation, product standardization, and customer success.|
|GOLD 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|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// JINKO SOLAR|
|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 worldwide. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 3.5 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 3 GW for solar cells, and 6 GW for solar modules, as of March 31, 2016.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, 16 overseas subsidiaries: Singapore, Japan (2), India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia and South Africa and 17 global sales offices: China (2), United Kingdom, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica and Colombia.
|Jinko Solar Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// FIRST SOLAR|
|First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems using advanced module and system technology. Through determined innovation, we have achieved a significant milestone by delivering solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel sourced electricity. From module sales through turnkey power plant development and operations and maintenance, First Solar is a reliable, world-class partner for clean, renewable energy generation.|
|First Solar Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// 3E|
|3E is an independent consultancy and software service company, delivering solutions for performance optimisation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. We provide expert services covering the whole project lifecycle, to support project developers, asset managers, operators, investors, and policy-makers. SynaptiQ, 3E’s performance monitoring software, facilitates asset management, effective maintenance, operations and reporting on portfolios of renewable energy assets.
Our key areas of expertise are:
3E’s international team operates from Brussels (HQ), London, Paris, Toulouse, Istanbul, Delhi and Cape Town. The company has a project track-record of over 20 years in over 40 countries, and is a trusted party for the major lenders and equity providers in the global renewable energy market.
|GOLD SPONSOR /// EKON STRATEGY CONSULTING|
|EKON Strategy Consulting is based in Madrid and provides key services in the Energy Sector that cover a broad range of Strategic and Operational Services for our Clients (Banks, Utilities, IPPs and Governmental Agencies and Authorities).
EKON´s regulatory and market due diligence reports (including our price projections) have been relied upon by leading banks, utilities and infrastructure funds when investing and/or seeking finance for large energy investments.
EKON has also provided expert reports in international arbitrations and has provided expert witness testimony in arbitration hearings (both renewable arbitrations versus several EU Governments as well as in commercial arbitrations between gas buyers and sellers).
|Ekon Strategy Consulting Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// BAYWA RE|
|BayWa r.e. was founded in 2009 as a fully owned subsidiary of BayWa AG and houses the activities of the Group in the field of renewable energies: photovoltaic power, wind energy, biomass and geothermics. BayWa r.e. is now one of the strongest project developers and providers of PV systems in the world. The company is currently active in Germany, a number of European countries, the United States, Asia-Pacific and Africa.|
|Baywa r.e. Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// PINSENT MASONS|
| Pinsent Masons is an international, full service commercial law firm headquartered in London, with 25 offices across the globe including the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia and South Africa. Our strategy is to invest in geographies that connect our clients to where they want to do business. We have acted for Spanish clients internationally for many years. Our clients and their businesses led us to Madrid. We have a team of more than 450 partners, 1,800 lawyers and over 3,000 staff worldwide. Elsewhere, we operate a network of alliances and relationships with other law firms to provide a homogenous service combining sector expertise with local knowledge.
Sector insight is absolutely central to the way we work. The firm supports clients by providing a full range of legal services across five sectors globally, one of which is Energy. We have a market leading practice combining a wealth of transactional and contentious experience, with one of the largest dedicated energy teams of any international law firm.
We are a leading provider of legal services to the renewable energy sector. Our regulatory, finance, corporate, environment, planning and construction lawyers have extensive experience of advising developers, contractors, landowners, investors and funders in relation to onshore and offshore solar, wind, biomass, biofuel, hydro, wave, tidal, landfill gas and waste-to-energy.
As part of the Pinsent Masons international renewables team, in our Madrid office we work to provide our Spanish clients the best support in their international and local renewable projects, as well as to international clients on their Spanish projects. In a sector such as the renewable energy, constantly changing and with the upcoming arrival of regulatory changes in Spain, we can provide an international support with the relevant local law knowledge to grasp the market needs where our clients operate and to promote their Spanish activities.
|Pinsent Masons Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// ENERPARC|
|Enerparc AG, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, is an internationally oriented and dynamically growing company whose management and staff have been successfully furthering the technological and commercial evolution of solar energy for many years. More than 2,000 megawatts of installed solar power in the leading German market as well as in Europe, the USA and Asia provide testament to our joint experience. With a quick, flexible team of expert photovoltaic specialists and a network of renowned partners in the system installation, expert analysis and safety fields, Enerparc offers all services relating to the installation and profitable operation of solar power plants with an output of 1 MWp and more.|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// VECTOR CUATRO|
|Vector Cuatro is a professional services firm involved in all phases of a renewable energy project cycle through its four major service lines: Asset Management, Technical Advisory, M&A and Financial Advisory and Legal Advisory.
With offices in USA, Mexico, Chile, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UAE, Japan and Australia, the company has provided projects in more than 40 countries worldwide. Vector Cuatro has carried out more than 1000 projects and is internationally ranked as one of the most important companies in the renewable energy industry. It has over 2.4 GW of power under management, 53 GW in technical advisory, 4.6 GW in M&A and financial advisory and counts with a track record of more than 60 GW throughout the entire value chain of the projects.
|Vector Cuatro Website|
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// INACCESS|
|Established in 2000, with a focus on renewable energy infrastructure management, Inaccess specializes in SCADA monitoring and control systems for utility-scale plants, including energy storage and hybrid generation. The company designs and develops state-of-the-art products and solutions that enable its customers to maximize the viability and effectiveness of their investments through performance optimization and OPEX reduction. Today, Inaccess systems manage over 10GW of PV generation across 2500+ plants worldwide" of which 2.5GW is located in the US.|