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Our 2024 Sponsors & Partners
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 our focus markets. 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.
Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. (the “Company”, or “Jinko Solar”) (SSE: 688223) is one of the most famous and innovative solar technology companies in the world. Its business covers the core links of the photovoltaic industry chain, focusing on the R&D of integrated photovoltaic products and integrated clean energy solutions. At present, Jinko Solar's products serve more than 3,000 customers in more than 160 countries and regions around the world, and the company has ranked No.1 in global module shipments from 2016 to 2019. By the end of Q1,2023, the cumulative module shipments of Jinko Solar have exceeded 150GW. Jinko Solar is an industry opinion leader under various international frameworks such as B20, and it is also one of the first solar energy companies to join the RE100 green initiative. Jinko Solar is the first company to establish a "vertically integrated" production capacity from silicon material processing to wafer, cell and module production in the industry. It has a total of 14 global production bases in China, the United States, Malaysia and Vietnam. JinkoSolar expects its annual production capacity for mono wafer, solar cell and solar module to reach 75.0 GW, 75.0 GW and 90.0 GW, respectively, by the end of 2023. Jinko Solar has more than 1,000 R&D and technical employees and has won many honors such as "National Enterprise Technology Center", "National Technology Innovation Demonstration Enterprise", "Champion of Manufacturing ", and has formulated many international and domestic industry standards such as IEC. Jinko Solar continuously expands the diversified application scenarios of photovoltaic technology, including building-integrated photovoltaic, photovoltaic hydrogen production, energy storage and other fields, and strives to create a new energy ecosystem. Jinko Solar was listed on the STAR Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2022, and JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., its indirect controlling shareholder, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2010.
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 1.5 GW in operation and we’re planning to build five times that and to do so 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.
Paul is a founding director of NovoGrid where he is responsible for business strategy & development. Paul co-founded NovoGrid in 2014 with Prof. Andrew Keane to commercialise patented research from University College Dublin. 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. Prior to NovoGrid Paul worked in various roles in the construction and clinical research industries. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology from Dublin City University and MBA from the Smurfit Business School in University College Dublin. An avid rugby fan, he referees senior men’s & women’s rugby for Leinster.
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 6,000 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.
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.
Rawicom SA performs comprehensive execution of photovoltaic installations for companies. Builds large scale photovoltaic farms on land and roofs in Poland and throughout Europe. The company was established in 2006. Since then, Rawicom has successfully built a network of trusted suppliers, a set of efficient procedures and most importantly – a team of experienced experts, designers and installers. Rawicom Group has its own design office, analysis and installation department providing full support for the investment process. Rawicom also runs land and roofs lease processes for photovoltaic installations devices charging stations. It produces constructions for photovoltaics and supplies devices charging stations and infrastructure for charging electric vehicles and hybrids and ensures their installation and service. Most important for Rawicom, is to develop a long-term relationship with client and gain their trust. Holistic approach allows Rawicom to provide comprehensive services of the highest quality and customer satisfaction.
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.
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.
Squeaky Company BioSqueaky® a B-Corp certified business is the UK’s leading marketplace for Corporate PPA’s and the only I&C dedicated licensed supplier of Wind, Solar & Hydro generated power designed and built to give companies direct access to 100% clean energy. We are a team of energy experts who have been at the forefront of helping corporate businesses and public sector organisations access clean energy since pioneering flexible purchasing contracts (2003) and executing Europe’s first Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) in 2008. Our next-generation, simplified and standardised arrangements mean more buyers can participate in the clean energy market increasing the size of the market, whilst spreading the credit risk for developers/generators.
Quintas Advisory is an advisory branch of Quintas Group, 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.
Environmental imperatives, including the need to combat global warming, require that majority of nations contribute substantially to the transition from fossil fuel reliant energy sources to renewables. These motives will be achieved best in the cooperative manner.
We have therefore established Borderless Renewables both to foster public-private investment with this aim and to promote cross-border collaboration on projects and ventures supporting an energy transition agenda.
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.
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.
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 350+ 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.