Welcome to America’s Leading Solar Asset Management, O&M and Storage Forum

The solar PV industry in the United States has seen a staggering 39-fold growth in the US the last decade. With power prices for Solar PV now at record lows, the role of Origination, Finance & investment, O&M, Asset Management and Energy Storage has never been more essential in the acquisition or ownership of projects to ensure yields are maximised and ROI is delivered.

The 5th Annual PV Operations USA conference promises two days of tailored, highly interactive, information and peer to peer learning opportunities for solar PV O&M, Asset Management, Finance and Investment professionals delivered by key budget holders. This unique combination of job disciplines provides attendees with the chance for cross-discipline networking and expert education for acquiring, owning and operating solar PV assets in North America.

Very relevant subject matter - much better than the larger events like SPI in my opinion.

- Sempra Renewables

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Leading Speakers Announced for 2019:

  • sPower
    Randy Corey
    Randy Corey Chief Operating Officer
    sPower
  • Goldman Sachs Renewable Power
    Ricardo Fabré
    Ricardo Fabré Vice President - Asset Management
    Goldman Sachs Renewable Power
  • Longroad Energy
    Kim Primerano
    Kim Primerano Director of Solar O&M
    Longroad Energy
  • Cypress Creek Renewables
    Chris Frantz Vice President - Asset Management
    Cypress Creek Renewables
  • Southern Power
    Lyndsey Tibbs Senior Solar Project Manager
    Southern Power
  • Engie North America
    Rob Morse O&M Director, Western Region
    Engie North America
  • Coronal Energy
    Vania Mesrob Vice President - Asset Management
    Coronal Energy
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
    JP Dolphin Manager of Data Science
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Soltage LLC
    Raja Soi Vice President - Asset Management
    Soltage LLC
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Agenda for Solar Asset Owners, led by Solar Asset Owners

  • Digitalization of PV Operations

    When price pressure is high, efficiency is king – explore the digital tools to cut operational costs, centralise operations and boost bottom line profits

  • PPA Structure & Innovation

    With tax incentives due to decline, explore how different PPA structures are impacting Solar Asset Management and what opportunities you can expect in corporate procurement

  • Enhance Reliability

    Case studies and leading market insight into operating a built to last plant as well as safeguarding against unexpected costs

  • Service Models

    What services and aspects of O&M are more profitable when outsourced, vs. kept inhouse, including workforce Management

  • Technical Asset Optimization and Management

    Do you revamp, retrofit or extend the lifetime of your plant? Understand what makes most commercial sense for your projects, whether newly acquired, or in a legacy portfolio

  • Opportunities Solar + Storage

    Hear the latest solar + storage advancements, explore the commercial benefits and know what a site like this mean for your operations

  • M&A and Risk Management

    Understand the M&A landscape, where money is coming from and explore ways to overcome the challenges of taking over a newly acquired asset

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Learn, Discuss, Implement - Our Conference vs. Tradeshow Pledge:

This is NOT a tradeshow: you WILL be part a more focused crowd, you’ll make the connections that matter, and hear case study led presentations, and meet service provider that can solve your challenges.
This IS a strategy conference: you WILL be with your peers, learning new PV Asset Management strategies, having meetings to secure investment and partnerships and putting together plans for delivering profits in the next era of your business
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Legacy Attendees Include

  • 8minutenergy
    Alternative Energy Solutions
    ameresco
    Carolina-Solar-Services
  • Certrec
    Cypress Creek Renewables
    Duke-Energy
    DuPont
  • EDF-renewables
    First-Solar
    GCube
    Goldman Sachs
  • Heliolytics
    JP Morgan
    Mortenson
    Nautilus Solar
  • NEXTracker
    Northwind Solutions
    Pure Power Contractors
    Recurrent Energy
  • Southern Power
    sPower
    Tampa Electric Company
    Vivint Solar
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Major stakeholders that attended in 2018

  • Northwind Solutions
    Coronal-Energy
  • Cupertino
    southern-power
  • First-Solar
    ConEdison
  • Duke-Energy
    Sunedison
  • RECURRENT
    Rosendin
  • sPower
    Canadian-Solar
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Groundbreaking discussions, case studies and workshops will cover

This year we’ll cover every business-critical challenge that’s holding you back from truly optimizing the value of your PV plants. Key topics to be addressed have been listed below - click to see how they’ll fit into the main agenda...

Data into
Action
Revamping and
Repowering
Avoid Inverter Meltdown
Impacts of PPAs

Upscale Your Portfolio
Critical Policy Outlook
Minimize
Downtime
CAPEX vs OPEX Estimation
Self-Performance Strategies
Industry Standardization
Grid Stress & Curtailment
Energy Storage Integration
Innovate on Labor Costs
Warranty
Claims
Plant
Automation
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Testimonials from previous PV Operations USA conferences

  • Sempra Renewables

    "Very relevant subject matter - much better than the larger events like SPI in my opinion."

    - Sempra Renewables
  • National Grid

    "This event was a great way to hear from industry leaders on techniques and best practices regarding PV O&M. This space was perfect to share successes and lessons learned"

    - National Grid
  • EDP Renewables

    "This event was a great way to hear from industry leaders on techniques and best practices regarding PV O&M. This space was perfect to share successes and lessons learned"

    - EDP Renewables
  • NREL

    "The organizer doesn’t just manage logistics; they are subject matter experts themselves so they ensure quality content"

    - NREL

If you are interested in PV Operations USA please contact us:

Luke Brett

Luke Brett

Project Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7512 (Global)
Email: luke@newenergyupdate.com

Tobias Crow

Tobias Crow

Business Development Manager
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 422 4358 (Global)
Email: tobias@newenergyupdate.com

Solar PV Operations USA 2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors:

Conditional Monitoring Partner

  • Qualitrol

Silver Sponsor

  • Swinterton Renewable Energy

Bronze Sponsor

  • AMPT

Sponsor

  • Measure

Exhibitor

  • AirProbe
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PV Operations USA is organised by New Energy Update which is part of FCBI Energy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales - Company registered number 09823824 - 7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK
Sponsorship / Exhibition Enquiries:
tobias@newenergyupdate.com
+44 (0) 207 422 4358

Delegates / General Enquiries:
luke@newenergyupdate.com
+44 (0) 207 375 7512