Joint Forces for Solar: The Future of the American Market

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Joint Forces for Solar would like to invite visitors of the Intersolar North America trade fair and conference to take part in a networking event. In a series of expert's speeches and discussion rounds, the event aims to examine the potentials of the American solar market and to highlight and discuss current market developments and technological trends. Participation in the event is free of charge to visitors and exhibitors at the trade fair.

Joint Forces for Solar will be presenting the "11th PV Briefing & Networking Forum USA" as part of the official accompanying program of Intersolar North America. The event aims to discuss the development and potentials of the local markets in as much detail as possible with market participants, experts and installers. The event begins on 10th July 2013 at 14:30 on

the Innovation & Application Stage of the Moscone Center on level 3, booth #9659. This year, the forum will once again have a regional focus on the markets of the US-American west coast. Daniela Schreiber, executive vice president of HRCC USA / EuPD Research will be examining current market dynamics, price structures and the development of sales channels in the USA. She will also be providing an overview of the current positioning of various market players and a prediction of market development based on the latest forecasts.

Bret Young, director of sales at Samil Power US Ltd. will then be focusing on technical developments and examining the potentials of solar inverters. These topics will then be covered in depth in the two subsequent panel discussions. The future of the solar industry and the possible applications of new storage technologies will be the subject of the industry panel with Bret Young; Matthias Altieri, Head of Origination & Construction, Thomas Lloyd Group PLC; Thomas Koerner, General Manager US, Canadian Solar Inc. and Mark Abrams, Director of Product Management, Enphase Energy. The panel will be moderated by Daniela Schreiber, Executive Vice President of HRCC USA / EuPD Research.

The political discussion round will include Lee J.V. Feliciano, Board Member, AriSEIA; Leslie Cole-Brooks, Executive Director, Hawaii Solar Energy Association; Lyle Rawlings, Vice President, Mid-Atlantic SEIA; Steve Johnson, Board Member, TenneSEIA and Tom Thompson, President, Solar Energy Business Association of New England. The panel will be moderated by the Californian Solar Energy Industries Association.

Informationen on the "10th PV Briefing & Networking Forum USA"

The Joint Forces for Solar "11th PV Briefing & Networking Forum USA" is supported by Samil Power as premium sponsor, the ThomasLloyd Group and Canadian Solar as gold sponsors and Enphase Energy as gift sponsor of the prize draw. Media partners of Joint Forces for Solar in Europe are PV Magazin,, Sun & Wind Energy, Renewable Energy World and Solar PV TV.

If you have any questions about the Joint Forces for Solar Initiative, or would like more information about their events, please feel free to contact Daniel Fuchs, senior manager global of Joint Forces for Solar: | +49 228 971 43 45.

You can find more information about the Joint Forces for Solar Initiative, founded by EuPD Research and Intersolar Europe, on their website:

About Intersolar

With around 3,000 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors spanning four continents, Intersolar is the world's leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solar power in our energy supply.

Intersolar North America takes place annually in San Francisco's Moscone Center. Since its establishment in 2008, the exhibition and conference have developed into the premier platform for the solar industry in North America. The exhibition focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage and solar thermal technologies. It is co-located with SEMICON West and, since its founding, has become the international industry's meeting point for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

In total, 757 exhibitors and 17,823 trade visitors participated in 2012. The conference featured 30 sessions with 220 speakers and catered to about 1,500 conference attendees.Intersolar's storied history of international exhibitions and conferences spans more than 20 years. Taking place in addition to Intersolar North America in San Francisco are Intersolar India in Mumbai, Intersolar China in Beijing, and Intersolar South America in São Paulo. The world's largest exhibition for the solar industry is Intersolar Europe in Munich.

For more information on Intersolar North America please visit:

Intersolar North America is organized by Solar Promotion International GmbH, Pforzheim and Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI).
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