|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.|
|DINNER SPONSOR /// CHINT|
|Chint Solar is a global leader in the solar industry was established in 2006. With its module division Astronergy Solar, the firm is specialized in crystalline module manufacturing with more than 4000 employees across the globe and a production capacity of above 3 GWp with factories in China as well as in South-East Asia. The firm’s technology leadership, financial health, vertical integration, downstream diversity and risk management got wide recognition from advisors, financial institutions and banks. Bloomberg lists Astronergy as Tier 1 module supplier for consecutive years. Photon Consulting ranked Astronergy as #1 player in various reports in 2017 and 2018.
In addition to its upstream core competencies, Chint Solar / Astronergy has intensified its activities in the downstream business in recent years. While the firm already developed, financed, constructed and operates over 3 GWp of PV projects in China, it is strategically strengthening its activities overseas on a global scale. In the European market, Chint Solar is represented by an experienced team with its headquarter in Hamburg, Germany and subsidiaries in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Seville, Spain. In the Netherlands, Chint’s core market in Europe, the firm has successfully developed a significant project pipeline in cooperation with local partners & municipalities. In 2017 and 2018 Chint Solar constructed 2x15Mwp and is currently constructing the Netherland’s largest PV plant, the 103 MWp solar park in Hoogezand, Groningen. Chint is very committed to contribute with further state-of-the art solar parks to Netherland’s energy transition in the coming years. Aside from the Netherlands, Chint is developing solar projects in Spain and Portugal representing two of the first European markets where solar projects are implemented without subsidies.
Through its own team and a network of partners, Chint acts as developer and EPC/O&M provider to bring early as well as late stage developments to COD.
|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 in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 7 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 4.5 GW for solar cells, and 8 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2017.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities globally, 16 oversea subsidiaries in Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates, and 15 global sales offices in China (2), United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica, Colombia.
|Jinko Solar Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// MAZARS|
|In global energy and infrastructure finance, Mazars is one of the leading financial modelling, tax and assurance specialists worldwide, and is consistently ranked the #1 global model auditor; reviewing projects with a combined value of $100 billion in the period 2015-2018 (Inframation League Tables). We have served clients on multiple gigawatts of renewable energy projects globally – across all technologies – as well as transmission and storage and other power transactions globally. We provide transaction advice and valuation services to leading infrastructure investors, in fundraising and M&A and offering specialist project valuation advice based on our extensive insight into current transactions and market activity. This industry and sector focus is backed by the tax, accounting, and consulting support of the Mazars Group represented in over 80 countries worldwide. Our Global Infrastructure Finance core team is based in London, New York, Paris, Delhi, Sydney, Tokyo and Abidjan. We are one team, and the hallmark of our integrated approach is that we apply understanding gained in one market segment to other market regions, sectors, and transaction types.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// HUAWEI|
|Huawei, a leading global information and communication technology solutions provider, is committed to creating maximum value for customers, with products and solutions deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Combining digital information technology, Internet technology and PV generation technology, Huawei provides innovative FusionSolar Smart PV solution and inverters with a wide application in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, etc. FusionSolar Smart PV solution is to take the whole PV plant as a total product and make improvement throughout the whole process, from the PV plant construction to maintenance. It can optimize initial investment, reduce maintenance costs, increase power generation and finally increase IRR. Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV solution, featured as “Higher yields, Smart O&M, Safe and Reliable” will finally maximize value for PV plant owners or maintenance customers.|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND|
| Our specialist clean energy and sustainability team is one of the leading international teams and has been awarded Renewable Legal Advisors of the Year (Euromoney / Ernst & Young).
We advise on all aspects of all renewable and clean energy technologies across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including: onshore and offshore wind, biomass, waste and landfill gas to energy, solar, wave and tidal, hydro generation, bio fuels, CDM projects, carbon credit trading.
We are leaders in advising on offshore wind: advising on over 50% of the UK’s offshore wind projects; lead advisers on the largest offshore wind project in the world; as well as leading on the financing of the world’s largest proposed biomass project, and a cross-border hydropower project in West Africa.
We understand the global renewable energy market and have lawyers throughout the key jurisdictions. We are represented on key committees and groups in the sector.
|Eversheds Sutherland Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// DNV GL|
|Solar & Energy market integration
With the solar industry in the Netherlands becoming more mature, PV systems get more embedded in the existing power system and their output becomes of significance in the energy market . New challenges arise on grid connection, curtailment, regulatory requirements, integration, kWh-price, (future) business models In our presentation we will highlight:
Outlook for Solar globally towards 2050
|DNV GL Website|
|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 /// SMA|
|The SMA Group with sales of around €900 million in 2017 is a global leader for solar inverters, a key component of all PV plants. SMA offers a wide range of products and solutions that allow for high energy yields for residential and commercial PV systems and large-scale PV power plants. To increase PV self-consumption efficiently, SMA system technology can easily be combined with different battery technologies. Intelligent energy management and digital energy solutions, comprehensive services and operational management of PV power plants round off SMA’s range. The company is headquartered in Niestetal Germany, is represented in 20 countries and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including 500 working in Development.
The first SMA inverter was already sold in the Netherlands in the 1990s. Based in Mechelen, since 2009 SMA Benelux has been active with 25 employees in the Benelux for both the residential and commercial segments. In the Benelux the counter is already on more than 370,000 sold inverters.
SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by more than 1,000 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is currently the only company in the solar industry that is listed in the TecDAX index.
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// TRIODOS BANK|
|Founded in 1980, Triodos Bank has become a reference point for sustainable banking globally. Triodos Bank is an independent bank that promotes sustainable and transparent banking. It does not see any conflict between a focus on people and the planet and a good financial return. Instead it believes that they reinforce each other in the long-term.
Triodos Bank started funding pioneers in renewable energy back in the early 1980s.
By the end of 2017, Triodos Bank and its climate and energy investment funds were financing 472 projects across Europe, contributing to a generating capacity of 3,100 MW of energy. During the year these projects avoided 2.4 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, while generating green energy equivalent to the electricity needs of 1.4 million European households.
|Triodos Bank Website|
|Exhibition SPONSOR /// GCL|
|GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (002506 Shenzhen Stock) (GCL S.I.) is part of the GOLDEN CONCORD Group (GCL), an international energy conglomerate specializing in clean and sustainable energy.
The Group, founded in 1990, now employs 30,000 people worldwide with business footprints across 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions of mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, as well as Africa, North America, Southeast Asia and Europe. GCL ranked third in the world’s new energy Top500 2017.
GCL S.I. currently has operations all over the world and has five module production bases in mainland China and one in Vietnam, with production capacity of 6GW, and an additional 2GW of high-efficiency battery capacity, making it a world-class module producer. GCL offers a wide range of high-quality products for a variety of application environments, including modules of standard 60/72-piece, dual-glass, high-efficiency polysilicon PERC, and half-cell etc. All products underwent the most rigorous quality inspection and testing. GCL S.I. is rated as a global first-tier module supplier by Bloomberg ranking among the top six globally for three consecutive years. With a vertically integrated value chain operation, GCL S.I. has proven track record of capability and expertise in delivering state-of-the-art solar package solutions incorporating DESIGN-PRODUCT-SERVICE.
GCL is het grootste Solar PV bedrijf ter wereld en heeft bewezen een betrouwbare producent te zijn met hoge kwaliteit standaards. Als fabrikant van Poly-, Mono, Half-Cell en Bifacial panelen behoort GCL tot één van de weinige fabrieken die het complete productie proces van zand tot zonnepaneel in eigen handen heeft. Hierbij nog enkele belangrijke feiten:
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// ZONNEPANELENDELEN|
|ZonnepanelenDelen is de beste financieringsoplossing voor zonne-energieprojecten. Wij bieden de voordelen van crowdfunding en de service van een projectfinancier. Door onze aanpak komt jouw organisatie onder een breed publiek langdurig positief onder de aandacht. En door onze manier van organiseren kan jij zorgeloos profiteren van jouw zonnepanelen met minimale investeringen. ZonnepanelenDelen heeft zo, via de bijdrage van duizenden huishoudens, in korte tijd al vele zonne-energieprojecten en meer dan 12.000 zonnepanelen mogelijk gemaakt.|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// PREMIUM MOUNTING TECHNOLOGIES|
|Premium mounting Technologies GmbH & Co.KG is a young, innovative and continuously growing company, which acts very close to the market`s demands, due to more than 15 years of experience. We offer revolutionary mounting systems for flat- and pitched roofs with up to now unachieved performance in safety and quality. Our Carport products combine economics and cost-efficiency in an aesthetic way which is unbeatable in the market.
Without exceptions - all products are tested by means of wind tunnel, component testing and theoretical calculation. On top all products are tested in real life by selected installation services, critically inspected, optimized and further developed continuously. This guarantees our customers a high degree of innovation and safety, a maximum of practice suitability and the certainty to get market orientated and optimized solutions in times of continuously changing industry requirements. We are always driven by the standard for highest quality, highest possible reliability and a maximum of proximity to our customer and their projects.
We understand customer service as a higher level of personal and professional advice above the regular standard. Together we’ll work out the perfect solution, considering all internal, organizational and project specific parameters. Thanks to short decision-making, practically-orientated thinking and experts experience you get a significant plus for your project planning and realization!
As one of the first companies, PMT obtains the National Technical Approval for its aerodynamic flat roof mounting systems EVOlution and EVO 2.0.
|Premium Mounting Technologies Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// KIESZON|
|KiesZon, sinds 2009 vormgever van de solar revolutie in Nederland, organiseert binnen een operational lease, dakhuur- of koopmodel de Ontwikkeling, Financiering, Realisatie en de Exploitatie van grootschalige zonnestroomprojecten op daken of op land. Voor onder meer logistiek dienstverleners, vastgoedontwikkelaars en overheidsinstanties. Altijd werkend vanuit de kernwaarden Daadkracht, Vakmanschap en Partnership.|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// ENF|
|ENF is a fast-growing renewable energy information company. Which has the world’s most popular website for information about companies in the photovoltaic industry. We have two value-added core activities: industry directory – providing a PV company database with more than 48,700 PV companies; product directory – providing a PV product database with more than 71,500 PV products, including solar panels, inverters, mounting systems, cells, EVA and back sheet. All these make ENF a true PV industry resource, with each service expanding in as many as 9 languages.|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// SOLAR MAGAZINE|
|Solar Magazine is the leading Dutch multimedia platform for the solar industry in Flanders and the Netherlands. Solar Magazine is an offline and online news and opinion channel. In the magazine (quarterly, 15.000 copies) you can find comprehensive news and background articles. The website offers a daily newssection (477,000 unique visitors in 2017) and a weekly newsletter (Zonneflits, 18.000+ subscribers) with the latest market information. Alltogether Solar Magazine is the platform for all those who are involved in the solar community, a platform where entrepreneurs, researchers and administrators meet.|
|Solar Magazine Website|
|MEDIA PARTNER /// HOLLAND SOLAR|
|Holland Solar is de brancheorganisatie van Nederlandse experts in zonne-energie met circa 130 leden, waaronder leveranciers, fabrikanten, installateurs, adviseurs en architecten. We zijn aangesloten bij de Nederlandse vereniging Duurzame Energie NVDE.|
|Holland Solar Website|