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SPONSORS 2017


PLATINUM SPONSORS
 


Thesan, founded in Italy in 2008, aims to search for new and increasingly better ways of producing sustainable energy.

With its three divisions - IPP, EPC, and Mounting System Manufacturer - Thesan operates worldwide as a full-integrated player in the renewable energy sector, offering high-technology and innovative solutions in the development, construction and financing of renewable energy power plants.

The Group has over 450 employees across its production facilities in Italy, Hungary and China, as well as 9 commercial offices in Italy, Romania, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, China and the U.S.

For more information, please visit our website at www.thesan.com



GOLD SPONSORS

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd is a world leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products for residential, commercial and utility-scale power generation. JA is committed to provide modules with unparalleled conversion efficiency, yield efficiency, and reliability to enable customers to maximize the returns of their PV projects. With its leading industry experience, continuous effort on R&D, customer-oriented service and sound financial conditions, JA Solar is your most trust-worthy partner.

For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com

Schneider Electric is uniquely qualified to help companies maximize efficiency, reliability and agility in a rapidly-changing business landscape.

To date, wind and solar have been the clear winners of the de-carbonization trend. The distributed nature of these “farm-style” assets requires an innovative approach to information management that is ideally suited for the Internet of Things (IoT) architecture. Digitalization of the wind and solar farms requires a different information architecture due to the following characteristics of the operation…

For more information please visit www.software.schneider-electric.com

Sungrow is a global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables with over 49GW installed worldwide as of June 2017. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Renxian Cao, Sungrow is a global leader in research and development in solar inverters, with numerous patents and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter systems as well as energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications. With a 20-year track record of growth and success, Sungrow’s products are available in over 50 countries, maintaining a market share of around 25% in Germany and over 15% globally.

For more information please visit www.sungrowpower.com


SILVER SPONSOR
 

Jinko Solar is currently the world’s leading manufacturer of solar panels by volume of sales, in addition to heading the Tier 1 list of the best manufacturers. Founded in 2006, listed on the New York Stock Market since 2010. It is a vertically integrated company, in other words, it has a production capacity for every manufacturing stage of the panels, allowing it to achieve better control over costs and production, always guaranteeing that the highest quality product is available on the market. With eight factories, located in four countries worldwide (China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa), the company has an annual capacity of 7.5 GW in addition to a presence in 35 countries around the world.

Jinko Solar not only manufactures its PV panels applying the highest quality standards, but also has one of the most important R&D departments in the industry, which allows it to remain at the forefront as regards technological innovation. Currently, Jinko Solar benefits from a strong presence in Latin America with sales offices in Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Costa Rica, Colombia and Panama and has the highest market share of the region.

For more information please visit www.jinkosolar.com

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurancebased forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-largesized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk-taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re serves clients through a network of around 70 offices globally and is rated “AA-” by Standard & Poor’s, “Aa3” by Moody’s and “A+” by A.M. Best. Present in Latin America since 1911, Swiss Re combines local skills and expertise with global resources, and maintaining a depth of local knowledge yet benefitting naturally from a global perspective.


For more information please visit: www.swissre.com. Follow us on Twitter @SwissRe

GALA DINNER SPONSOR
 

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale® solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.

For more information please visit www.flex.com follow on Twitter @flexintl

 

BADGE & LANYARD SPONSOR
 

Convert Italia S.p.A. was founded in 1981 as an electrical plant engineering. The experience acquired in more than 35 years, brings Convert Italia to an industry leader position in our core business: Energy. Since 2007, on the basis of the knowledge gained from the utility-scale PV plant, has developed the Single Axis Tracker Convert TRJ. It perfectly fits and integrates itself in every kind of technology used in photovoltaic plants projects. The single axis tracker TRJ is completely designed, developed and patented by Convert. Today, Convert is among the fourth leading companies in tracker technology with projects for more than 1.4 GW  in Brazil, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico and Italy.

For more information please visit: www.convertitalia.com


PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PARTNER

Ranked #20 in the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics with business-critical solutions in place for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. SparkCognition develops AI-powered software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, IIoT, and big data environments. The company’s technology is capable of harnessing real-time data and learning from it continuously, allowing for optimization, or more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

For more information on the company, its technology and team, please visit www.sparkcognition.com

 

LAW FIRM PARTNER

Hogan Lovells provides high quality legal advice to companies, financial institutions and governmental entities across the full spectrum of their business and legal needs. With over 2,500 lawyers in 50 offices worldwide, including Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Hogan Lovells offers a highly experienced team for project finance, joint ventures, M&A and other transactions in key industries including renewable energy, oil and gas, and infrastructure.  

For more information please visit www.hoganlovells.com

 

DRINKS RECEPTION SPONSOR

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, the leading U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer, introduced its new XTM Inverter’s family “Made in Brazil” with FINAME code for commercial and utility-scale applications. It is backed by over 100 years of power electronics and inverter experience. PV System owners, developers and EPCs rely on the high performance, reliability and quality of Yaskawa. 

For more information please visit www.solectria.com

PANEL SPONSOR

TÜV Rheinland is a world leader in testing and supply chain management services for the solar industry. With over 35 years of experience, TÜV Rheinland offers a global presence, industry expertise and a wide-range of comprehensive services to address the challenges of the solar market. These services include testing and certification of PV modules and components, supply chain management, and independent engineering for PV power plants, supporting the PV power plant value chain. TÜV Rheinland maintains a global network of laboratories in all major solar hubs.

For more information, please visit: www.tuv.com/solar