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As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sunwoda Group (SZ300207), Sunwoda Energy Technology Co., Ltd. is a national high-tech enterprise, focusing on network energy, residential energy storage, utility energy storage, smart energy and other business fields with the purpose of meeting the diversified energy storage needs of different industry segments and customers.
Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. We believe in solving problems, building lasting partnerships with our customers, and the importance of the entire power ecosystem in forging a path to making a sustainable future certain. Energy storage and digitalization is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge. Fluence brings proven energy storage products and services, and digital applications for renewables and storage to support the modernization of our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.
Founded in 2012, e-Zinc has developed a breakthrough zinc-based battery energy storage system which addresses the 12+ hour duration market in a cost-competitive manner. We provide the platform for the world’s energy markets to be fully powered by renewable energy, enabling a zero-carbon energy future. Our product addresses both behind-the-meter (BTM), such as C&I and MUSH, and front-of-the-meter (FTM) utility-scale applications for a variety of technical use cases. Our first-generation product has a strong economic value proposition for customers, including:
- Energy savings through demand management, peak shifting, and time-of-use arbitrage
- Resilience and back-up power for longer-duration power outages
- Cleanliness and sustainability with significant GHG reduction through diesel abatement
Modo Energy is the all-in-one asset success solution for battery energy storage. It enables pioneers of energy storage to analyze past performance, benchmark the present and prepare for the future through in-depth data curation and analysis, asset benchmarking and unique research reports. The platform is trusted by 95% of owners and operators in Great Britain and has more than 6,000 users globally.
Enverus is the most trusted, energy-dedicated SaaS platform, offering real-time access to analytics, insights and benchmark cost and revenue data sourced from our partnerships to 98% of U.S. energy producers, and more than 35,000 suppliers. Our platform, with intelligent connections, drives more efficient production and distribution, capital allocation, renewable energy development, investment and sourcing; and our experienced industry experts support our customers through thought leadership, consulting and technology innovations. We provide intelligence across the energy ecosystem: renewables, oil and gas, financial institutions, and power and utilities, with more than 6,000 customers in 50 countries. Learn more at Enverus.com.
Empact Technologies maximizes the impact of clean energy project tax incentives with the industry’s premier IRA management platform. Empact combines proprietary SaaS technology with professional services to ensure regulatory compliance, secure project construction financing, and protect investors from IRS recapture risk. Empact works with EPCs to proactively identify and manage IRS regulatory requirements for prevailing wage and apprenticeship compliance issues before they impact tax credits. Collaborating with steel, iron, and major equipment suppliers ensures domestic content tax incentive qualification. Empact also supports developers to confirm energy community and low-income community qualification. Empact enables successful transactions by reducing investor-required protections. When tax credits are sold, Empact protects the tax credit investor from recapture audit risk by maintaining a comprehensive compliance data repository for the full ITC or PTC tax period. Empact offers a complete turnkey experience for developers to create community benefits, implement project-level ESG, sustainability, and supplier diversity, while managing project execution risk.
Ascend Analytics’ platform and services deliver a competitive edge by capturing the new dynamics of energy markets. Our software and services provide the analytic insights for maximizing the future value of electric power supply, covering the spectrum from real-time operations to long-term planning and merchant financing. Ascend’s Market Intelligence service is widely sought by developers and banks for its resonance with the market effects of the energy transition. By integrating physical conditions with financial outcomes, Ascend provides the analytic insights needed for capital investment, hedging and real-time operations, by balancing market risk with physical return. For more information check out our website at ascendanalytics.com.
We set out to build the world’s most trusted consulting firm – creating lasting impact for clients and pioneering a positive, people-first way of working. You’ll find us collaborating shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients, from the big picture right down to the detail: helping them define their strategy, deliver complex change, spot the right commercial opportunities, manage risk or bring their purpose and sustainability goals to life. In energy markets, we are known for our long-term outlooks, comprising independent projections of power and gas market prices, generation, and carbon emissions. Our clients rely on these projections to appraise new investments, raise finance, and value contracts or portfolios. Our coverage spans over 50 markets globally. We have hubs in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, and we work all around the world – from a wind farm in Wyoming to a boardroom in Berlin. Find out more at baringa.com or on LinkedIn and Twitter.
CLEAN ENERGY ASSOCIATES helps buyers and long-term owners of solar and energy storage equipment buy the right products and ensure they are properly manufactured and installed. From our headquarters in Denver and our Asian base in Shanghai, CEA provides our clients with investment confidence as we allow them to get a “peek behind the curtain” to understand what is really happening upstream in supply chains and production facilities and downstream in project design and execution. CEA’s global team has helped our diverse customer base of project developers, EPCs, IPPs, and financial institutions understand industry trends and market dynamics, select the best suppliers, negotiate the best contracts, carefully audit production processes, test equipment in the field, and perform technical and acquisition due diligence. Our experience executing over 150 GW of solar and 15GWh of storage projects is invaluable to our clients as they navigate the ever-changing and hyper-competitive landscape of clean energy. CEA is a subsidiary of Intertek Group plc, a FTSE listed company based in London (www.intertek.com).
About FlexGen Power Systems, Inc. Based in Durham, N.C., FlexGen is a leading integration services and software technology provider for energy storage solutions in the United States and globally. FlexGen designs and integrates storage solutions and the software platform that is enabling today’s energy transition. Leveraging its best-in-class energy management software and power electronics, FlexGen delivers utility-scale storage projects integrated with traditional and renewable power generation globally. Our clients and partners include the most technically and commercially demanding developers, utilities, government agencies and industrial companies in the world. To learn more, please visit www.flexgen.com.
Fractal EMS is a fully vertical controls platform that includes software, controllers, analytics and integration (with optional monitoring, maintenance and dispatch optimization). Fractal EMS provides full command, control, monitoring and management for a single asset or fleet of assets (located anywhere in the world). Fractal EMS was designed by experienced operators to maximize safety and profitability of storage and hybrid systems.
- Fractal EMS combines advanced features with competitive pricing to create the industry’s best value in energy storage controls.
- Fractal EMS has a flexible and scalable architecture that allows assets to be easily added, removed or changed. Dispatch one asset or your entire portfolio.
- Fractal EMS provides a technology agnostic controls platform that is compatible with different brands of batteries and balance of plant components for standalone storage, solar PV or hybrid resources.
- Fractal EMS experienced controls engineers provide on-site installation, integration, testing, owner’s engineering and rapid commissioning.
- Fractal EMS provides applications that are customizable and stackable. Applications can respond to market or sensor inputs.
Congestion and other wholesale market losses (or lost opportunities) have become a major problem for renewables. Gaiascope pioneers solutions that drive wind, solar, and energy storage assets towards greater profitability. The company's congestion and day-ahead optimization tools and electricity price forecasting adopt a unique blend of physical modeling and cutting-edge AI, actively assisting in revenue/risk optimization of roughly 3 GW of renewable generation capacity. Gaiascope also manages an affiliated fund, and through its trading activity has generated 70% average annual returns since 2021.
A full service law firm with more than 200 attorneys, Hodgson Russ facilitates business transactions around the world. Our attorneys utilize multidisciplinary work teams to meet clients’ specific, often complex needs. Clients include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in Albany, Buffalo, Greensboro, Hackensack, New York, Palm Beach, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Toronto.
Hydrostor is a leading developer and operator of long-duration energy storage systems. Hydrostor leverages a proven technology solution for delivering long-duration energy storage (eight hours or more) to power grids around the world. Hydrostor’s patented technology uses compressed air and water to store energy, allowing grid operators to draw on clean energy, even when there is no sun to fuel solar panels and no wind to generate energy from turbines. Hydrostor has a successful utility scale facility commercially contracted to Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) located in Goderich, Ontario, and two advanced projects in development in Kern County, California and New South Wales, Australia. Hydrostor has an extensive early-stage pipeline of projects in North America, Australia, and Europe. Hydrostor, established in 2012, is backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and other forward-thinking institutional investors, providing us with financial security to commit to top-tier energy projects. We are headquartered in Toronto, Canada with regional offices in Melbourne, Australia and Sacramento, USA.
McGuireWoods LLP is a leading international law firm with 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices worldwide. It continuously ranks among the top firms in Financial Times’ prestigious North America Innovative Lawyers report. The firm has been recognized 17 times on BTI Consulting’s Client Service A-Team — elite firms singled out for client service excellence based on unprompted feedback from clients in major companies. Its full-service public affairs arm, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, offers infrastructure and economic development, strategic communications and grassroots advocacy, and government relations solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.
Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) is a multinational investment bank with ~90,000 employees globally and ~10,000 employees in North America. The Infrastructure & Energy (“I&E”) team deploys Deutsche Bank’s balance sheet in providing private credit financing solutions to clients in the power, renewables, traditional infrastructure and core+ industries. I&E can invest throughout the debt capital stack for corporate and project financings.
Hitachi Energy serves customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future.
Environmental imperatives, including the need to combat global warming, require that majority of nations contribute substantially to the transition from fossil fuel reliant energy sources to renewables. These motives will be achieved best in the cooperative manner.
We have therefore established Borderless Renewables both to foster public-private investment with this aim and to promote cross-border collaboration on projects and ventures supporting an energy transition agenda.
Energy Tech Review is a guardian angel in this concern, assisting the service providers and business people to choose from the vast pool of enterprises who have worked in the energy sector to bring positive changes in our environment. Energy Tech Review aggregates the brightest minds, opinions, analyses, the latest technologies, and the most mind-boggling arguments about the critical issues that exist in the energy sector.
Financial Service Review is a leading technology magazine that reaches out to over 56,000 print subscribers and over 85,000 digital subscribers. It provides a comprehensive platform for senior-level industry experts, buyers, and decision-makers to share their insights following a unique learn-by-peers approach.
Julia Souder, CEO, Long Duration Energy Storage Council, Chair of Global Renewables Alliance Julia has over 20 years of experience in the energy and environmental sectors. She is a longtime advocate of clean energy technologies, working extensively to support environment and equitable policies. Previously she held leadership positions at the LDES Association of California, National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Clean Line Energy Partners, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and founder of strategic consulting firm JASenergies LLC.
The Women’s Infrastructure Network (“WIN”) is an inclusive global network operating in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. We support over 3,000 members and growing through networking events and development programs. WIN began as an informal community in which women in the public and private infrastructure industry sectors in the New York and Washington, D.C. areas could meet, exchange ideas and experiences, and help shape the infrastructure agenda in the United States. The community grew rapidly and Chapters have now been established in the western United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. WIN’s mission remains to help women to emerge as leaders in this growing field in which historically women have been under represented and to:
- Facilitate professional development, advancement and support of women in the infrastructure sector
- Promote the infrastructure sector as a long-term career option with a supportive industry-recognized network for women
- Create a strong network of contacts to foster professional opportunities and facilitate collaboration between the public and private sectors
- Provide junior women access to senior practitioners to develop career opportunities and mentoring relationships