By Aisha Abdelhamid, Clean Technica
With over 18,000 visitors expected at this year’s solar industry networking events in San Francisco, the July 11 through July 13, 2017, Intersolar North America exhibition and conference will be the most-attended solar-plus-storage event in the United States.
Since establishment in 2008, Intersolar North America takes place annually at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, “in the heart of the United States’ pioneering solar market.”
This not-to-be-missed event will commemorate Intersolar North America’s 10th anniversary in conjunction with its longtime event partner, California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA).
One of the Biggest Renewable Energy Events in 2017
Co-located with Intersolar North America, Electrical Energy Storage North America(ees) will bring together more than 18,000 professionals from the fast-growing energy storage and solar energy industries. ees host exhibitions and conference events focusing on renewable energy storage solutions, from residential and commercial applications to large-scale storage systems designed to stabilize the power grids. Other topics to be featured include energy management, electric transportation, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS).
In addition to Intersolar North America, ees North America is also co-located with SEMICON West at Moscone Center, bringing professionals from the solar, storage, and semiconductor industries together all within one week and in one city.
This engaging conference features 210+ speakers, with over 70 workshops covering solar, storage, microgrids, policy, finance, installation, and future innovation. Not only will you have a chance to learn from industry experts across the solar and storage industries, there is a range of outside activities too! InterSolar and ees are offering unique and fun diversions like daily Tesla factory tours, a sailing tour of San Francisco Bay, a solar winery tour, and, of course, the biggest solar party of the year, Solar Summerfest.
Summerfest will be held at beautiful AT&T Park and will take place on the same night as the MLB All-Star Game, which will be broadcast live on the jumbotron for all to enjoy. The event will offer special tours of AT&T park, special use of the batting cages, custom photobooth baseball trading cards, hosted food and drink stations, and much more!
AWARD Presentations for Exciting Solar & Storage Innovations
Focusing on the innovative technologies and services that make solar power successful worldwide now and into the future, this year marks the 10th anniversary of Intersolar’s flagship AWARD.
The 4th annual ees AWARD presentation will also take place at this year’s exhibition in San Francisco. Recognizing innovative storage solutions driving the energy storage transition, all exhibiting companies from the full value chain of battery and storage technologies are eligible to compete for the prestigious ees AWARD.
Florian Wessendorf, managing director of Solar Promotion International, states, “Our AWARD is a testament to the market’s evolution and highlights the cutting edge of energy storage innovation happening across America and the rest of the world.”