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If you would like to enquire to become a sponsor of our 11th Annual Solar Finance & Investment Europe Summit (31 January - 1 February 2024) then please get in touch with the team today.
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 to identify and secure opportunities at an early stage while creating synergies across the entire value chain.
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.
Statkraft Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, solar power, gas-fired power and supplies district heating. Statkraft is a global company in energy market operations. Statkraft has 4800 employees in 20 countries.
EDF Renewables EDF Renewables is one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies, developing, building, operating and maintaining innovative wind, solar and battery storage projects. We have more than 1 GW in operation and we’re planning to build five times what we already have in operation and to do that responsibly and sustainably. Working closely with our R&D division, we’re developing future innovations, including hydrogen technology. We’re also investing in decarbonising the UK’s transport sector and developing vital power infrastructure for charging electric vehicles. We’re passionate about creating a future where clean, low carbon energy is accessible and affordable for everyone and we want to do this as quickly as we can. By helping individuals, communities and businesses to become greener, we’re playing our part in our shared mission to transform the economy and create new sustainable employment.
Jinko JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world. 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 JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 43.0 GW for mono wafers, 42.0 GW for solar cells, and 50.0 GW for solar modules, as of June 30, 2022.
JLL JLL Energy & Infrastructure Advisory are a boutique corporate finance advisor, forming part of the 800-strong JLL’s EMEA Capital Markets team. We specialize in renewable energy M&A transactions as well as corporate finance to raise both equity and debt to fund the development and construction of projects. We also provide commercial, financial and strategic advice to our clients, alongside due diligence and valuations. Our advisory team has over 150 years of combined experience, has advised on over 14 GW of assets across more than 95 transactions, and provide services from offices in UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Poland. As part of JLL Capital Markets, we also have a dedicated European specialist debt advisory team with strong local relationships and an impressive track record globally. JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 102,000 as of June 30, 2022.”
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.
Gransolar Group Gransolar is a group of companies, with a strong technological base, a solid manufacturing capacity, and the competences required to provide turnkey energy solutions in a constantly changing environment. After 15 years of experience around the world, it has managed to differentiate itself by its high technical and execution capacity and its great agility and adaptability
KYOS Energy Analytics KYOS Energy Analytics is a market leader in financial-analytical software and advisory services to energy companies. We have a satisfied customer base of over 70 companies worldwide using our KYOS Analytical Platform. The Platform is the #1 solution for the valuation and risk management of renewable projects and PPAs. It allows our clients to analyse the market risk of one or more renewable projects, PPAs and dynamic market hedges. It provides all the financial reporting for managing a complete portfolio on a daily basis. Among the main building blocks are our own fundamental power market model and a Monte Carlo engine that generate realistic price and production simulations. KYOS supports renewable project developers, investors, renewable producers, aggregators and (corporate) PPA off-takers. Next to our software platform we provide advisory services for the valuation of PPA or market risk assessment of one or more renewable energy projects.
Skyfri Skyfri is a Norwegian-based cleantech startup that enables solar asset owners to maximize performance while keeping operating costs at a minimum. Skyfri’s propriety technology targets and transforms key underperformance areas: identifying energy loss in real-time, breaking the siloed data stream and doing it all autonomously. Through the digital asset management software Skyfri Intelligence, Skyfri automates, digitalize and optimize operations, maintenance, and asset management of solar assets all over the world. In addition, Skyfri SolarSCADA is the first fully integrated system specifically designed for distributed solar assets. The system is delivered pre-commissioned and ready to install, which decreases the installation time by 80%. SolarSCADA is developed in-house to simplify sensor installation, calibration and maintenance for instruments used for solar system monitoring on site. Per January 2023, Skyfri is present in eight countries with more than 3GW AUM across Europe, Asia, Africa and Northern America. Our vision is to make solar power the most accessible, smartest and cleanest energy source through use of technology and innovations.
Alectris Alectris is a global service provider for the integrated care of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy assets. Present in the mature solar markets in Europe and USA, as well as Asia, and the Middle East, with the comprehensive suite of services & products Alectris reduces the risk and delivers maximum financial returns for solar investors & plant owners regardless of site location. Powered by ACTIS ERP software, the company’s proprietary solar asset management and monitoring platform, Alectris provides a full-service approach to solar asset protection, including solar operations and maintenance, asset management, check-up and diagnostic, engineering, and improvement services.
Axpo Axpo is driven by a single purpose – to enable a sustainable future through innovative energy solutions. Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. Axpo combines the experience and expertise of more than 5,000 employees who are driven by a passion for innovation, collaboration and impactful change. Using cutting-edge technologies, Axpo innovates to meet the evolving needs of its customers in over 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.
Clean Power Research Clean Power Research is a trusted partner of global utility and solar energy firms. For more than 20 years, utility and solar energy firms have relied on Clean Power Research to successfully navigate the energy transformation. Our software & data solutions inform, streamline and quantify energy-related decisions and processes. We are best known in the solar industry for SolarAnywhere, our investment-grade solar irradiance data platform for global developers, investors, and asset managers.
EKON Strategy Consulting EKON Strategy Consulting brings together key experts in the fields of gas and energy by offering a wide range of strategic and operational services for our clients (banks, utilities, IPPs and government agencies, etc.) with a strong focus on providing the Highest level of quality service. EKON assists its clients in complex commercial transactions, providing strategic regulatory and market advice, providing its own price projection model backed by its use in financing operations. In addition, the EKON team specializes in arbitration for both the gas and electric sectors.
NovaSource NovaSource Power Services is a global O&M services provider for renewable energy assets. NovaSource seeks to maintain a world-class culture of safety and integrity, while developing lasting partnerships with our customers and team members. As an independent, O&M-focused company, NovaSource is poised to offer even greater value in the design, maintenance, and management of our customers’ projects
Pexapark Pexapark is an award-winning enterprise software and advisory company, specialised in renewable energy. With more than 21,000 MW of renewable PPA transactions supported and over 7,000 MW of risk monitored, Pexapark is the reference for buying, selling and managing renewable energy. Pexapark’s PPA reference prices increase transparency across 18 markets. Our advisory team and software suite enable leading companies to close successful PPA transactions, manage their risk, and grow their renewable energy revenues. Pexapark was founded in 2017 with the purpose of accelerating the energy transition towards net-zero by creating an efficient market for renewable energy
RES Group RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company and is active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, green hydrogen, transmission and distribution. As an industry innovator for over 40 years, RES has delivered more than 23GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and supports an operational asset portfolio exceeding 10GW worldwide for a large client base. Understanding the unique needs of corporate clients, RES has secured over 1.5GW of corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) enabling access to energy at the lowest cost. RES employs over 2,500 passionate people and is active in 11 countries. RES provides solar asset management and full-scope solar O&M services. Focussing on delivering competitive and comprehensive services to maximize revenue, minimize cost and maintain asset value, their deep technical and commercial understanding ensures that solar assets operate safely and efficiently.
Squeaky Squeaky™ is the leading marketplace for 100% clean energy. Squeaky enables corporate and public sector organisations to buy clean electricity directly from clean energy generators via a simplified and standardised contractual framework. The Squeaky team have been selling clean power to UK corporates for over 20 years and pioneered corporate PPAs in 2008 and consortia PPAs in 2019 . Our next generation, simplified and standardised arrangements mean more buyers can participate in the market and can combine to form buying consortiums, increasing the size of the market and spreading the credit risk for generators. As a transaction platform not an introducer we provide support throughout the entire process to increase the likelihood of a deal happening and reduce the cost and hassle of the transaction for both parties. We’re a licensed supplier and so buyers can choose to top up CPPAs with additional clean energy direct to their meter.
BELECTRIC BELECTRIC is one of Europe's leading EPC service providers in the development, construction and operation of solar power plants. The solar energy specialist was founded in 2001 and therefore looks back on more than 20 years of experience in power plant construction. To date, BELECTRIC has installed more than 480 PV systems with a total output of more than 4.3 GW worldwide. As one of Europe’s leading O&M service providers, the Germany-based company also ensures its customers decades of plant operation. BELECTRIC’s goal is to advance the energy transition and to help guarantee a future worth living to coming generations. BELECTRIC is a member of Elevion Group, one of Europe’s leading energy service providers in the field of modern energy solutions that focus on sustainability and climate neutrality.
NovoGrid NovoGrid’s patented software provides high-resolution monitoring & analysis of the grid using only local data. Enabling faster grid connections, optimized control and enhanced trading opportunities for renewable energy assets & data centres. NovoGrid’s GridScreen software is identifying over 1GW of grid connections per week in the UK. NovoGrid have won Best Technology at the Irish Wind Energy Awards 2020 & Best Innovative Technology at the Financing Wind Europe Awards 2021.
Quintas Energy Quintas Energy is an integrated platform of innovative solutions and services that promote renewable energy, with a clear focus on photovoltaics and storage. Our goal is to accelerate the energy transition and we do this by providing solutions that best meet the needs of our clients, from asset management and data analytics to technical advisory services throughout the lifecycle of renewable energy projects.
Published in Fremont, California, CIO Review is one of the leading print magazines in the US. It is the knowledge platform where C-suite executives deliberate on critical market challenges and current technological trends across industries. We are a unique magazine because all of our contributors are senior executives from the industry.
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.
Energy Tech Review is a guardian angel in this concern, assisting the service providers and business people to choose from the vast pool of enterprises who have worked in the energy sector to bring positive changes in our environment. Energy Tech Review aggregates the brightest minds, opinions, analyses, the latest technologies, and the most mind-boggling arguments about the critical issues that exist in the energy sector.
The Global Solar Council is the voice of the world’s solar energy industry, a non-profit body representing national, regional and international associations as well as leading solar sector corporations. Founded at the 2015 Paris climate conference as a private-sector response to the climate emergency, we bring together associations from both established and emerging markets that represent companies all along the solar supply chain. Our vision - Solar energy is the leading solution to the world’s energy needs. Our mission - To promote the rapid adoption of solar energy globally, through market development, partnerships and education.
Irish Solar Energy Association 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.
Solar Energy UK As an established trade association working for and representing the entire solar and energy storage value chain, Solar Energy UK represents a thriving member-led community of 300+ businesses and associates, including installers, manufacturers, distributors, large-scale developers, investors, and law firms. Our underlying ethos has remained the same since our foundation in 1978 – to be a powerful voice for our members by catalysing their collective strengths to build a clean energy system for everyone’s benefit. Our mission is to empower the UK solar transformation. Together with our members, we are paving the way for solar to deliver 70GW by 2035 by enabling a bigger and better solar industry.