The opening ceremony featured a top-notch line-up of speakers, including Tesla’s co-founder and CTO JB Straubel, Fraunhofer Institute director Eicke Weber, CALSEIA executive director Bernadette Del Chiaro and New York State Senator Kevin S. Parker.
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Earlier this afternoon, conference-goers squeezed into the grand ballroom for one of the most highly attended sessions of the week, “The Future of PV/Executive Panel.” The panel consisted of several high-level executives from companies spanning the globe: Al Bucknam, CEO of REC Solar, U.S.; Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman, President and CEO of Canadian Solar, U.S.; Dr. Stefan Rinck, CEO of Singulus Technology more
Residential and commercial solar installers gathered this morning for “Installation Workshop: Solar Racking & Mounting Best Practices” hosted by Quick Mount PV. The workshop was led by John Alfsen, director of training at Quick Mount PV. Alfsen is an industry veteran, RISE board member, NABCEP committee member and was part of Quick Mount PV’s launch in 2006. The workshop was one of 11 workshop more
The exhibition floor on the second level of Moscone West teemed with visitors during the opening day of ees™ North America, reflecting growing interest in the booming solar-plus-storage market. According to a white paper coproduced by GTM Research, Intersolar North America and CALSEIA, the U.S. market will grow to $246 million in 2015, $643 million in 2016 and by 2020 will be a $3.1 billion industry. The white paper is available for download here more
Intersolar AWARD finalists and conference attendees converged to hear names of the 2015 AWARD winners. The Intersolar Champion of Change AWARD, an honor bestowed on an individual who exemplifies positive change and significant impact in the solar industry, was presented first to former CA assemblyperson Nancy Skinner. Next, three companies were presented with AWARDs for exceptional and innovative Solar Projects in North America: Solar Frontier, OutBack Power and tenKsolar. more