DIAMOND SPONSORS
DIAMOND 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 worldwide. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 3.5 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 3 GW for solar cells, and 6 GW for solar modules, as of March 31, 2016. JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, 16 overseas subsidiaries: Singapore, Japan (2), India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia and South Africa and 17 global sales offices: China (2), United Kingdom, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica and Colombia.
Jinko Solar Website
DIAMOND SPONSOR /// THESAN
The Thesan mission is to search for new and increasingly better ways of producing renewable, affordable and really environmentally sustainable energy. It began with solar energy and quickly branched out into new strategic sectors, in particular focusing on saving energy in the building industry. Right now, Thesan has two separate business units: Renewable & Clean Energy and Air Quality & Energy Saving.
Thesan Website
GOLD SPONSOR
GOLD SPONSOR /// TCX
The Currency Exchange Fund N.V. (“TCX”) is a development finance initiative that offers currency derivatives in financial markets where such products are not available or poorly accessible.
TCX acts as a market‐maker in currencies and maturities not covered by banks. A key objective of the Fund is to allow lenders and borrowersto hedge currency mismatchesthatresult from cross‐border financing involving frontier markets.
TCX typically offers longer‐dated products to support longer‐term local currency finance. TCX covers over 70 currencies worldwide. Since starting operationsin 2008, TCX has hedged over USD 3.6 billion of local currency loans. By December 2015, the Fund’s portfolio of cross currency swaps and forwards amounted to over USD 1.3 billion spread across 50 currencies and 650 transactions. TCX’s investor base consists of development finance institutions and microfinance investment vehicles active in emerging and frontier markets.
TCX Website
 
NETWORKING SPONSORS
NETWORKING SPONSOR /// SOLAR AXIOM
A short description will follow soon...
Solar Axiom Website
NETWORKING SPONSOR /// TÜV RHEINLAND
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.
TÜV Rheinland Website
 
EXHIBITION SPONSORS
EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// CROWDCREDIT
Crowdcredit was founded in 2013 aiming at connecting borrowers in needs of capitals in countries with premature financial infrastructure and investors in needs of asset management opportunities in countries with saturated financial market, namely Japan.
Currently, the company is exploring solar energy sector and is developing partnership with those parties; such as, off/on-grid manufacturers, installers, financiers, project developers, etc. who have regular financing needs for business expansion. Moreover, it is possible for Crowdcredit to suffice their needs by serial loans that are funded every two weeks by Japanese retail investors in its proprietary crowd funding platform.
As of today, Crowdcredit has raised loan funds of US$ 45mm+ from 8,000+ registered investors at the recent rate of US$ 4mm per month with increasing trend. Also, the company has provided loans to SMEs, non-bank lenders and individuals mainly in emerging or newly developed countries; such as, Peru, Estonia, Georgia, Cameroon, etc.
Crowdcredit Website
EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// CLEAN HORIZON CONSULTING
Founded in 2009 by Dr Michael Salomon, Clean Horizon is a consultancy specifically dedicated to energy storage.
The growing penetration of renewable energy has brought uncertainty and intermittence to the electricity landscape: the need for a buffer to stabilize such intermittency is becoming pressing.
Energy storage is an emerging solution to address this issue, along with demand response, ancillary services re-design or grid reinforcement.
Clean Horizon Consulting Website
 
BRANDING SPONSORS
BRANDING SPONSOR /// JA SOLAR
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd is a world leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity, for residential, commercial and utility-scale power generation. The company was founded in May 2005 and publicly listed on the NASDAQ in February 2007. JA Solar, the world’s top cell producer since 2010, has firmly established itself as a leading module supplier. Capitalizing on its strength in solar cell technology, it is committed to provide modules with unparalleled conversion efficiency, yield efficiency, and reliability to enable customers to maximize the returns of their PV projects. JA Solar adopts a selective vertical integration model, covering silicon wafer, cell and module production, as well as photovoltaic power plant investment, development, construction, operation and maintenance. It has eleven production facilities worldwide. Its silicon wafer, cell and module production capacity has reached 3.0GW, 6.5GW and 7.0GW respectively. To date, JA Solar has a cumulative shipment of over 23 GW. With its leading industry experience, continuous effort on R&D, customer-oriented service and sound financial conditions, JA Solar is your most trustworthy long-term partner.
JA Solar Website
BRANDING 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