RenewableEnergyWorld is excited to announce that we are returning to Intersolar North America this year from July 12-14 in San Francisco, Calif. Solar industry stakeholders will attend the show to discuss hot topics in the industry today, learn about new company announcements and make deals. RenewableEnergyWorld.com’s colleagues from PV World will also be covering the show.
Intersolar is officially set to open with a high-profile keynote with addresses by Ramamoorthy Ramesh, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Katharina Reiche, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany and Prof. Dr. Eicke R. Weber, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany. This keynote will take place during the opening session from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 12.
The conference program consists of more than 30 sessions, seminars and workshops with 200 speakers to provide information and insight on a global scale. Conference sessions will begin on Monday, July 11 and close on Thursday, July 14.
Conference topics include:
- Technological Advancements in Crystalline Sillicon and Thin Film
- Concentrating Solar Power Technologies
- The Future of PV – Market and Technology Outlook
- PV Power Plants
- Utilities Forum
- Energy Storage and Smart Grid
- Modules and Systems
- Power Electronics for Photovoltaics
- Global Markets – U.S., Europe, Asia
- PV Market Support
- Growth Stage Companies Forum
- Building Integrated Solutions
- Solar Heating and Cooling
The exhibition hall will consist of more than 800 exhibitors with an expected attendance of 22,000. The hall will be open on Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com editors and writers will be shooting video of the event and conducting interviews with key industry experts on topics such as finance, manufacturing, innovations and more.
Associate Editor Steve Leone will be talking with industry insiders about domestic manufacturing, jobs, the emerging American market and more.
Associate Editor Meg Cichon is set to lead a roundtable on the current state of solar financing and what the future holds for the industry. She’ll also be talking to several companies about innovative social media technology and how it will affect the solar landscape.
Managing Editor Jennifer Runyon will be talking with industry experts about how they expect to bring down solar balance of systems costs.
Intersolar will also conduct a job and career forum, innovation exchange program, Intersolar Award Hall of Fame and a Solar Summerfest for networking opportunities.