The solar energy industry will come together Sept. 10–13 when Solar Power International 2012 (SPI '12) opens in Orlando Fla.Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center, SPI ’12 is a business-to-business global solar conference and expo for professionals in solar energy and related fields. ?
Presented by the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Solar Electric Power Association, SPI '12 features over 1,200 international and U.S. exhibitors and is expected to bring more than 21,000 attendees from 125 countries. President Bill Clinton will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
In addition, SPI '12 offers a comprehensive conference program with approximately 40 sessions in six tracks: Finance, Markets, Policy, Technology, Grid and Transmission Planning, and In the Field. Topics include: new financing projects, policy initiative and changes that affect solar, avenues of opportunity in new markets, and technologies beyond PV and CSP, such as micro-inverters, central inverters and power optimizers.
SPI’s pre-conference workshop program is scheduled for Sunday and Monday, while a post-conference workshop will be held on Friday, offering in-depth classes. Back by popular demand, Solar Idea Swaps, one hour sessions facilitated by industry experts, return to SPI on Tuesday and Wednesday. These are excellent opportunities to engage in lively group discussions.
For program updates and to register visit www.solarpowerinternational.com. BD+C