|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.|
|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|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// TÜV RHEINLAND|
|TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 19,600 employees; annual turnover is nearly EUR 1.9 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. TÜV Rheinland has been promoting the development of Photovoltaics for 30 years. Today, we are one of the world’s market leaders in PV power plant assessment, testing of components, modules and inverters. You can benefit from our global laboratory network, in which we use the latest methods and procedures. We are at your side during all phases of Photovoltaic projects.|
|TÜV Rheinland Website|
|GOLD SPONSOR /// CHADBOURNE & PARKE LLP|
|Chadbourne & Parke LLP is an international law firm dedicated to providing practical business solutions to a diverse range of clients in virtually all areas of law. Our core practices include M&A, corporate/corporate finance, US and international tax, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, energy/renewable energy, project finance, insurance/reinsurance, intellectual property, private equity/fund formation, commercial and product liability litigation, international arbitration, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement and executive compensation and employment. In addition to the US and North America, major geographical areas of concentration include Latin America, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa.
Founded in 1902, Chadbourne is deeply committed to the success of our clients. We help them navigate the complexities of the global marketplace through collaborative cross-border practices. This multidisciplinary approach enables us to achieve optimal results for our clients in all areas of the world.
|Chadbourne & Parke LLP Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// POWER ELECTRONICS|
|Power Electronics is a multinational electronics engineering company headquartered in Valencia, Spain, specialising in the manufacture of Low and Medium Voltage Variable Speed Drives and Soft Starters and utility scale Solar Inverters. With 30 years experience within these sectors and a global presence in more than 45 countries, Power Electronics incorporates a network of more than 1000 employees dedicated to offering best in class products and delivering 24/7 Power On customer support, second to none.|
|Power Electronics Website|
|NETWORKING SPONSOR /// MGM INNOVA GROUP|
|MGM Innova Group provides integrated technical, financial and environmental solutions that contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Group is formed by three companies: MGM Innova Capital, MGM Innova Energy Services and MGM Innova Consulting.
MGM Innova Capital LLC, the financial arm of the Group, manages private equity funds focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives through investments in projects and/or companies that generate financial, social and environmental benefits.
MGM Innova Capital is Fund Manager and General Partner of MGM Sustainable Energy Fund L.P. (MSEF I), a USD 63.2 million private equity fund providing equity and mezzanine financing for projects in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the solar sector, MSEF I is a leading financier of residential solar projects in Mexico, commercial solar distributed generation in Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Brazil, as well as hybrid solar diesel and utility scale projects in Panama and Costa Rica.
|MGM Innova Group Website|
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// GREENLIGHT PLANET / GLOBAL BRIGHTLIGHT|
|Greenlight Planet is on a mission to deliver high quality, affordable energy solutions to the world’s two billion under-electrified consumers. Founded in 2009 by 3 university classmates, the Greenlight Planet team maintains an ongoing dedication to replacing dirty fuel sources prevalent in geographies such as Africa, Latin America and India with smart, bright solar energy solutions. Greenlight Planet is empowering off-grid and rural families with clean and green energy solutions, hence catalysing transformation towards better life. Greenlight has product range which addresses needs of all income groups in rural and is selling in 50+ countries with 100+ partners across the globe. Through its offices in four countries and direct to village sales force, Greenlight has sold 5 million + lamps till date. Dedicated to its mission greenlight plans to reach 20 million households by 2018.
The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) provides access to practical, affordable solar energy solutions to rural communities who lack access to electricity. Using a unique community partnership model, GBL empowers people to improve their economic, health & safety, and educational outcomes. Since it was founded in 2011, GBL has deployed 74,000 solar lanterns and solar home systems impacting the lives of 360,000 people. These systems have provided an estimated 405,150,000 hours of light and prevented 7,000 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. GBL is currently focused on Latin America, with operations in Guatemala and Peru.
|Greenlight Planet Website|
Global Brightlight Website
|EXHIBITION SPONSOR /// FIMER|
|Established in 1942, FIMER is a World Leader for Utility Scale Inverter solutions.
With 2.0 GW of order portfolio and 2.5 GW already installed and in operation, FIMER is one of the world leaders in Inverter and conversion solutions for PV large and utility scale projects.
Thanks to our exclusive Modular Technology (MPS – modular power system), our inverter maximize the energy production and avoid energy losses.
FIMER integrates all the steps of conversion unit manufacturing. From design to production.
From core components like PCBs and metal housings passing by complete products such as Inverters, Parallel Boxes, Combiner boxes, scada till the complete containerized solution: all made in Italy in the same production site near Milan.
This unique approach guarantees the fastest delivery time (with 100% of deliveries on time), the complete control of production and quality processes and the maximum flexibility.
Today, one of the world biggest installation: a single plant of 800 MW, is adopting Fimer Technology.
We have complete solutions 1000v. – 1500v. – Storage Solutions and Distributed Inverter Solutions that’s why our biggest players in Renewable Energies are choosing FIMER.
|BRANDING SPONSOR /// GCL|
|GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited(“GCL-Poly”, a constituent of Hang Seng Composite Index, stock code: 3800.HK) is one of the world’s largest solar photovoltaic enterprises. GCL is dedicated to promoting the extensive application of solar power in the world. After years of expansion and development, GCL has become the world’s leading supplier of PV materials and the expert to provide the most professional PV system solutions. GCL also possesses several large-scale solar farms globally and abundant experience in the operation and management of solar farms.|
|BRANDING 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.