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Solar Power International 2013 Exhibitor Profiles

Solar Power International 2013

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Solar Power International 2013 (SPI ’13), one of the largest solar power and renewable energy events in North America, takes place Oct. 21 - 24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Company: 3M
Booth: 426
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: MMM
For more than a decade, 3M has been a trusted supplier of advanced materials for the solar industry. Our broad range of products and technologies is designed to enhance performance, improve reliability and drive down the critical cost per watt. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced films, tapes, coatings and adhesives, we have the ability to supply products and provide technical support around the world.
Company: AEG Power Solutions
Booth: 2814
AEG Power Solutions is a leading global manufacturer of power electronic systems and solutions for renewable energies. The Renewable Energy Solutions product and service portfolio covers systems and solutions for solar power plants, such as solar inverters, monitoring and control systems. At SPI 2013, AEG Power Solutions introduces two new members of its broad inverter line for the Americas. They are both UL-certified, and designed for American utility-scale applications on ground area installations in harsh outdoor environments. Also new is a complete turnkey system based around the inverters, designed for utility-scale PV megawatt power-plants.
Company: BYD America Corp.
Booth: 133
BYD is ranked #1 at the top of Bloomberg’s and BusinessWeek's 2009 Tech 100 List and is the leading manufacturer of advanced, environmentally-friendly battery technologies like the BYD’s Iron Phosphate battery used in BYD electric vehicles and electric busses. BYD’s solar panels and LED Lighting systems have CEC, TUV/CE and UL listings, and the company enjoys rapid growth in consumer electronics space and electrified transportation sector manufacturing under its BYD brand. BYD is the fastest-growing Chinese automotive and green energy technology enterprise.
Company: Clean Power Finance
Booth: 1000
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Clean Power Finance® (CPF) is a business-to-business financial services and software company for the distributed solar industry. Its mission is to drive the mass-market adoption of distributed solar. CPF helps the solar industry operate more efficiently and profitably, which also lowers the overall cost of solar to consumers. CPF’s SaaS platform, CPF Tools®, simplifies and automates complex solar and finance processes, minimizing the transactional costs of selling solar and helping solar professionals expand their businesses. CPF’s online solar finance marketplace, the CPF Market®, allows investors, including major utilities, to deploy capital at scale with managed risk and reliable returns.
Company: Danfoss
Booth: 1325
Danfoss is a global leader focused on climate and energy-efficient solutions that save energy and costs, and reduce CO2 emissions. The company's wide range of products and services are used to cool food, air condition and heat buildings, control electric motors, and power mobile machinery. Danfoss also is active in solar and wind power, as well as district heating and cooling infrastructure.
At SPI 2013, Danfoss introduces the QLX Central Inverter Series – designed for maximum efficiency under harsh weather operation, and the MLX Inverter Series for medium- to large-scale commercial applications – a scalable, reliable, simple solution to replicate across markets.
Company: Fluor
Booth: 2258
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: FLR
For more than a century, Fluor is a leader in engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and project management to governments and clients in diverse industries around the world. With a global footprint, we stimulate economic expansion and improve the quality of life for millions of people. Clients depend on the expertise of our 41,000 employees operating globally, to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions while delivering projects safely, on schedule, within budget, and with the quality they expect. Fluor offers a full range of services to bring utility-scale solar projects from conceptual design to final completion.
Company: Fronius USA
Booth: 625
Fronius USA, LLC is the North American sales, support and distribution center for Fronius International GmbH, headquartered in Wels, Austria, which specializes in energy conversion technologies, with separate divisions for Solar Electronics, Welding Technology and Battery Charging Systems. Innovation means more than new products at Fronius USA, which is demonstrated by its powerful, grid-connected solar inverters and comprehensive range of system monitoring products, as well as the technical support and unmatched Fronius Service Program. For more information, visit
Company: Gamesa Electric
Booth: 2252
Gamesa Electric, with more than 1,500 central photovoltaic inverters installed in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia, is expanding in the U.S. solar market. The company’s catalogue includes 100-, 500- and 630-kilowatt, 1.0- and 1.25-megawatt inverters, and containerized plug-and-play solutions, remote monitoring and SCADA systems. Gamesa Electric’s new compact hybrid water and-cooled E-1 megawatt inverter enhances operational temperature range and provides outstanding capacity of reactive energy injection into the grid, day and night. The model’s control unit is well proven in the harshest, most remote environments. Gamesa Electric is a unit of Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind industry leader.
Company: Ginlong (Ningbo) Technologies Co., Ltd.
Booth: 4414
Ginlong Technologies is the world leading specialist in manufacturing PV and wind grid-tied inverters, small scale wind turbine systems and parts. The company is headquartered in Ningbo, China and its products are shipped to over sixty countries. With over 4GW of annual production capacity, Ginlong is one of the world's largest inverter manufacturers with long history for distributed generation. Ginlong hosts the Chinese government authorized research center for wind and solar energy. With over 10 years of experience operating inverters in harsh wind environments, coming to the solar industry, Ginlong UL certified PV inverters are Reliable, Flexible, Affordable and Innovative.
Company: Main Street Power
Booth: 2500
Main Street Power Company delivers affordable solar energy to mainstream America by financing distributed generation solar projects. Reflecting its long-term investment in its projects, Main Street Power owns and operates +50MW of solar assets at schools, colleges, cities, utilities, and nonprofits through a partnership with MS Solar Solutions Corp. (an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley). A commitment to solving social and environmental problems through clean energy, local jobs creation, and solar science education for youth has earned Main Street Power a three-star GIIRS rating by B-Lab, the global social impact rating organization. Visit the company online at
Company: Morningstar Corporation
Booth: 4316
Morningstar Corporation is a world-leading supplier of off-grid solar charge controllers and inverters, with more than two million units installed, in 100+ countries. With more than 20 years of experience in the global solar industry, Morningstar Corporation has been at the forefront of innovation, technical excellence and customer service. Our products are generally installed in off-grid sites where mains power is not readily available and the power requirements are relatively modest. Typical applications include telecommunications, oil/gas telemetry, security systems, lighting, marine/mobile systems and rural electrification.
Company: QBotix, Inc.
Booth: 1434
QBotix, Inc. is the optimized solar PV tracker company that employs rugged, intelligent, mobile robots to deliver innovative robotic and tracking solutions in the commercial and utility-scale solar sectors. The Robotic Tracking SystemTM (RTS) uses the new paradigm of Solar RoboticsTM to maximize energy generation and produce up to 15% more energy than single-axis trackers and up to 45% more than fixed-tilt systems. The enhanced design flexibility, ease of installation, and valuable square energy output profile enable savings up of to 20% in CAPEX, LCOE, IRR and NPV.
Company: Sapa Extrusions North America
Booth: 3208
Sapa Extrusions is a world leader in aluminum profiles and a key supplier to the solar industry. Sapa’s Renewable Energy Organization provides solutions to all solar market segments: Photovoltaic mounting systems, Module frames and components, Concentrated solar power collectors, Thermal management solutions, Inverter housings and components. As the world's largest aluminum extrusion company, Sapa offers the knowledge, capacity and quality to provide the best solutions for its customers. Plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia enable Sapa to meet local content requirements.
Company: skytron energy
Booth: 3727
skytron energy has been developing integrated monitoring, control and supervision systems since 1977. Now one of the leading suppliers in the industry, specializing in utility-scale and commercial power plants, it has installed monitoring and control systems in more than 600 plants having a total capacity of over 4.5 GWp. The company’s core competencies are plant condition monitoring, power plant control, remote plant supervision, system migration of legacy plants, operation & maintenance, and asset management. skytron energy is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has operations in Plano, Texas; Santiago, Chile; Cape Town, South Africa; Bangalore, India; Singapore and Beijing, China.
Company: Solectria Renewables
Booth: 431
Solectria Renewables is a leading U.S-based grid-tied PV inverter, string combiner and web-based monitoring manufacturer for residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects. Solectria’s wide range of products include 1.8kW to 500kW grid-tied inverters for systems 1kW to multi-MWs. Solectria is backed by over 20 years of power electronics and inverter experience. All of Solectria’s three-phase commercial and utility-scale inverters are made in the U.S.A. PV System owners, developers and EPCs rely on high performance, reliability and bankability of Solectria, its broad range and their robust Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services. Solectria offers its customers the most competitive levelized cost of energy (LCOE) and highest efficiency products in the PV industry today.
Company: TÜV Rheinland
Booth: 4610
TÜV Rheinland is the world’s leading testing service provider for the solar industry, first performing laboratory-scale technical testing of solar components in 1985. TÜV Rheinland’s network of solar industry experts now comprises over 200 specialists in eight laboratories worldwide. As a global market leader for the testing and certification of solar systems, TÜV Rheinland operates test laboratories in Tempe, Ariz., US; Bangalore, India; Gyeongsan, Korea; Cologne, Germany; Osaka and Yokohama, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Taichung, Taiwan. Worldwide, more than 500 manufacturers of photovoltaic products choose to receive their independent testing services from TÜV Rheinland. For more information, visit
Company: Xtreme Power
Booth: 4034
Xtreme Power is a systems company, combining our own proprietary technology with that of the industry’s leading manufacturers to provide turnkey energy storage solutions. We integrate sophisticated Power Conversion Systems, a variety of battery technologies from our world class suppliers such as GE and Samsung, and industry leading control system software and technology to deliver proven and efficient large-scale power solutions for Power Generators, Grid Operators, and Commercial & Industrial End Users, among others. Founded in November 2004, Xtreme Power is a privately held company with an unmatched reputation in its field, with honors including: Energy Storage North America's Innovation Award, the Bloomberg 2012 New Energy Pioneer Award, R&D 100 Award, the Global Cleantech 100 Award and recently ranked as the 15th fastest-growing private company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine.


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