Sponsors and Partners

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Diamond Sponsor


LONGi leads the solar PV industry to a new height with product innovations and optimized power-cost ratio with breakthrough monocrystalline technologies. LONGi supplies more than 30GW of high-efficiency solar wafers and modules worldwide yearly, about a quarter of global market demand. LONGi is recognized as the world’s most valuable solar technology company with the highest market value. Innovation and sustainable development are two of LONGi’s  core values.


Gold Sponsor

Clean Energy Associates

CLEAN ENERGY ASSOCIATES provides technical due diligence and engineering services for solar PV and energy storage clients around the globe who are financial institutions, project developers, EPCs, IPPs, and PV power plant owners. From our Corporate headquarters in Denver and other US locations, our engineering (IE/OE) team provides system design, energy modeling and forecasting, product benchmarking, technical due diligence, and supply chain services. Downstream, we audit projects through the full cycle, including technology selection, system design, construction, commissioning, project performance, re-power and upgrade analysis, and warranty support. From our Asian base in Shanghai, our team of engineers travel to upstream factories around the globe to conduct in-factory quality assurance via factory audits, production monitoring and pre-shipment product inspection. Our team of 160+ professionals with 1,000+ years of industry experience including 130+ engineers serve the solar PV and energy storage industries through our expertise in PV modules, r​acking, inverters, batteries and energy storage systems. Since 2008, CEA has reduced Buyers’ risks and improved returns on investments via technical assurance and engineering services covering more than ​90+ GW of solar PV and 4+ GWh of energy storage projects in 60+ countries.


Silver Sponsor


Leclanché has over 110 years of energy storage expertise including development, design, systems integration, and energy management software for a wide array of storage and hybrid power configurations. Our company broadly focuses on three key sectors – stationary energy storage, electrified transportation, and custom-designed battery systems. Within our stationary division, Leclanché designs, develops, and manufactures customized energy storage solutions to meet the specific needs of our customers. We have extensive experience in the areas of grid-connected energy storage, solar plus storage integration, and microgrid/island energy systems.



Founded in 2010, STS is an independent ISO17020-accredited Inspection Body specialized in the photovoltaics and energy storage industry. The company supports solar and storage developers’ procurement effort through suppliers evaluation, manufacturing sites audits, inspections and quality control services, and technical due-diligence services. STS is the global market leader for PV modules Pre-Shipment Inspection services.

The company was established by French solar veterans to support PV owners in validating the quality of the components procured from China and Southeast Asia, with the vision that scale and quality matter. With a team of more than 90 full-time employees present in 8 different countries, STS enjoys the largest inspector fleet in the industry, has conducted more than 400 large-scale PV modules manufacturing quality control jobs for clients in more than 30 countries including leading EPCs, developers, independent power producers and utility companies. STS controls the quality of about 5% of the PV modules produced annually.

Initiated in 2011, STS has released in 2018 the first industry standard for approval of PV modules manufacturing and dispatch, solving the challenge for buyers to setting the right quality level at mass-production.


Trina Storage

Trina Storage, business unit of Trina Solar, is a global energy storage system provider dedicated to transforming the way we provide energy. Our mission is to lead the renewable energy transition through cost-effective storage and to provide Solar For Everyone by expanding solar generation at scale. Building on 20+ years of solar experience, we deliver cost-effective and flexible solutions to utilities and developers around the world.
More information at Trina Storage website.

Bronze Sponsor


DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions. Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence.  Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps its customers seize opportunities and tackle the risks arising from global transformations. DNV is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.


Greenbacker Capital Management LLC

Greenbacker Capital Management LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser that provides advisory and oversight services related to project development, acquisition, and operations in the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainability industries. 

For more information, please visit greenbackercapital.com

Vinson & Elkins LLP

At Vinson & Elkins, our people are our strongest asset. Collaborating seamlessly across 12 offices worldwide, we provide outstanding client service. Our lawyers are committed to excellence, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe. Established in Houston in 1917 by William A. Vinson and James A. Elkins, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted advisor has made V&E a go-to law firm for many of the world’s leading businesses, especially in the energy, including renewables, and finance industries. We bring competitive strength, insight and know-how to guide our clients through their most complex transactions and litigation.

We also believe in the value of giving back. At V&E, we are deeply committed to empowering our communities through pro bono work for the underserved, devoting significant time and resources to those who cannot afford legal services. We also support the communities in which we live and serve through hundreds of local charitable, educational and cultural organizations. For 100 years, V&E’s innovative and entrepreneurial spirit has helped attract the diverse talent necessary to shape the face of business across the globe. Our rich heritage and inclusive culture inspires us, and gives us an adept understanding of your most sophisticated legal issues.


Supporting Sponsor

Aurora Research

From its Oxford academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to become the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence for strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of more than 170 experts with vast energy, financial and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon and fossil commodities. We are active in Europe, Australia and the US, working with world-leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software solutions


Celtic Bank

Celtic Bank offers customized financing solutions for all phases of solar, renewable energy, and sustainable infrastructure development. Since 2014, our dedicated team has financed over 150 commercial and utility scale solar and renewable energy projects throughout the U.S.

Whether you are a developer, contractor, investor, or independent power producer, Celtic Bank is looking forward to helping you realize your vision. Together we can build a greener and more sustainable future.


Energy Toolbase

Energy Toolbase is an industry-leading software platform providing a cohesive suite of project estimating, storage control, and asset monitoring products that enable solar and energy storage developers to deploy projects more efficiently. Energy Toolbase’s products are used by energy organizations worldwide for behind-the-meter and front-of-the-meter solar and storage projects. Learn more at


ESS Inc. designs, builds and deploys environmentally sustainable, low-cost, iron flow batteries for long-duration commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications requiring from 4 to 12 hours of flexible energy capacity. The Energy Warehouse™ and Energy Center™ use earth-abundant iron, salt, and water for the electrolyte, resulting in an environmentally benign, long-life energy storage solution for the world’s renewable energy infrastructure. Established in 2011, ESS Inc. enables project developers, utilities, and commercial and industrial facility owners to make the transition to more flexible non-lithium-ion storage that is better suited for the grid and the environment.

For more information visit essinc.com

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PV Tech is the number one source for in-depth and up-to-the-minute news and articles on the solar PV supply chain internationally. With journalists based in Europe, North America and China, PV Tech provides the most authoritative news, the busiest blog and proprietary product reviews to keep solar professionals informed round the clock. Launched in 2009, the website attracts more than 210,000 visits monthly (Google Analytics, 2019) and geographically the largest audiences are drawn from the US, India, UK, Germany, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Singapore, China and Malaysia.


The ASES National Solar Tour will be held in-person & virtual this year on October 2-3 and the surrounding weekends. Spread solar contagion by hosting a Local Solar Tour or Solar Site or learn about renewable energy and sustainable living. Sign up, RSVP and learn more at nationalsolartour.org. Email solartour@ases.org with any questions.

Founded in 1994, New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) is the only statewide membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing solar energy use in New York State.

NYSEIA proudly represents hundreds of businesses across New York that employ thousands of workers throughout the solar value chain.

Led by its active board of directors, NYSEIA strives to achieve significant, long-term, and sustainable growth of solar energy for New York State.