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Solar Asset Management Europe


7-8 November 2017 /// Milan, Italy

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Solar Asset Management Europe


7-8 November 2017 /// Milan, Italy

Europe's leading conference dedicated to the optimization of the operational phase of PV plants and portfolios

For the 5th time, we will host Solar Asset Management Europe, the continent's pioneering and leading conference fully dedicated to the optimization of the operational phase of PV plants and portfolios. 
More than ever, the European solar industry faces a new era: new business models, consolidation, grid balancing and larger exposure to the electricity market. In dealing with these challenges and capturing opportunities in new markets, proper asset management makes a real difference if comes to profitability and sustainability of success.

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KEY CHARACTERISTICS

THE must-attend event fully dedicated to the operational phase of PV assets & portfolios

350+ attendees, representing the value chain from service provider to asset manager and investor

50+ leading experts on stage sharing their vision, expertise and experience

30+ sponsors and exhibitors profiling themselves and their leading products/services

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Webinar


Webinar


Upcoming Webinar /// Risk mitigation: special focus on inverters and components

Tuesday October 24, 3:00-4:00 PM CEST

The long term operation of a photovoltaic plant involves a number of risks that can affect the overall profitability and performance of such a project. During this 1-hour, complimentary webinar, we will focus on risk mitigation relating to different parts of solar power plant design: inverters, cabling and connectors. 

Olivier Haldi of Stäubli Electrical Connectors and Francesc Filiberto of Siconia will present an in-depth reflection on risk analysis and mitigation, diving into topics such as:

  • Various long term inverter service strategies

  • Why failures of cables/connectors rank among the highest potential risks in a PV system

  • Impact of risk-factors on the efficiency (LCOE) and the economic success (ROI) of a PV project

  • How to mitigate potential risks and maximize returns

 

OLIVIER HALDI /// GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - STÄUBLI
Olivier has been with the Swiss-headquartered Stäubli Electrical Connectors, formerly known as Multi- Contact, for more than two years. In his current role as a Global Business Development Manager in the business unit Photovoltaics and Alternative Energies, he is mainly responsible for global key account management, leading internal projects and supporting subsidiaries. Before joining Stäubli, Olivier has gained professional experience in marketing and sales for more than 12 years in the Medtec industry. Olivier holds a BSc economics from the University of Basel, Switzerland.
OLIVIER HALDI
GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// STÄUBLI
FRANCESC FILIBERTO /// CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER - SICONIA
Francesc Filiberto is the co-founder and Managing Partner at Siconia, a Barcelona based engineering consultancy created in 2015. Prior to that, he worked for SMA in different roles such as Head Service Sales Europe and Director of Service Operations Iberica. Francesc's experience in the solar industry starts in 2006 when he founded a project management company. Previously, he held senior management positions at Underwriters Laboratories and Nokia. Francesc holds an MBA from IE Business School, an MSc in Physics, and a BSc in Electronic Engineering.
FRANCESC FILIBERTO
CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER /// SICONIA
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2016 Edition


2016 Edition


For the fourth year in a row, Solar Asset Management Europe brought together the leading investors, owners and service providers in the European PV industry. The event provided an unparalleled networking opportunity, as well as the best way to learn about innovations and best practices for optimizing performance, management and financial returns of PV assets.

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A Selection of 2016 Attendees - click here to see more
 
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Track Record


Track Record


Solarplaza has been organizing events since 2004, hosting over 90 events in over more than 30 countries. Within that line-up, the Solar Asset Management conference series is a global range of events fully dedicated to Operations & Maintenance, Asset Management and all other technical and financial topics in the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios.
With highly successful editions in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, the series is establishing an important position around the world, following the maturation of international Solar Markets.

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Latest Content


Latest Content


News & Updates


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Speakers


Speakers


MICHAEL LIEBREICH /// CHAIRMAN ADVISORY BOARD - BNEF
Michael Liebreich is Founder and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world’s leading provider of research on clean energy, energy technology and advanced transportation. Michael founded New Energy Finance in 2004 and acted as Chairman and Chief Executive before selling it to Bloomberg LP in 2009. Bloomberg New Energy Finance is headquartered in London and now has over 200 staff in 13 offices around the world. Since August 2012 Michael has served as a Board Member of Transport for London. He is a member of the high-level Advisory Group for the UN Secretary General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative and is Founder and Chairman of Finance for Resilience (FiRe), EcoVillages and the Liebreich Foundation. He is a Visiting Professor at the Imperial College Energy Futures Lab. Michael is Chairman of technology startup Pearlshare and of St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation, a charity supporting research in colorectal medicine. He is a three-time finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, and in 2015 was presented with the Renewable Energy Association's Judges Award for lifetime achievement. Michael is a member of the Advisory Council of Business for Britain.
Prior to founding New Energy Finance, Michael acted as Deputy Managing Director of Associated Press Television and Founding Director of Sports News Television, then as UK Managing Director of Groupe Arnault’s technology investment. He spent five years in the London office of McKinsey & Co. Michael graduated in Engineering from University of Cambridge with 1st class honours, winning the Ricardo Prize for Thermodynamics and Christ’s College Wyatt Prize. He has an MBA from Harvard, where he was a Harkness Fellow and Baker Scholar. He was a member of the British Olympic Ski Team in 1992.
MICHAEL LIEBREICH
CHAIRMAN ADVISORY BOARD /// BNEF
TOBIAS BITTKAU /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - BAYWA RE
By working 10 years in various functions in the automotive and renewable energy sector, Tobias Bittkau gained extensive business experience on a global level, with a strong focus on Europe as well as North and South America.
Since 2011, Tobias Bittkau is active in the field of Renewable Energies. Initially he joined BayWa r.e. for several strategic projects. In 2013 he became head of the technical operations management, since 2015 he is responsible for the complete Business Unit Services, operating 2.3GW of wind and PV assets in all major European markets. In addition to technical and commercial operations management, on-site maintenance and 24/7 monitoring, BayWa r.e. also offers Rotor Blade Services as well as a broad range of technical consulting services. Other areas of activity of BayWa r.e. are the development and construction of wind farms, PV plants and biogas plants as well as the trade of energy and solar systems.
Tobias Bittkau studied Physics at the universities of Munich (Germany), Cuernavaca (Mexico) and Toronto (Canada). In 2013/2014, he received his diploma in Renewable Energy Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
TOBIAS BITTKAU
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// BAYWA RE
PIETRO RADOIA /// SR ANALYST, SOLAR INSIGHT - BNEF
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PIETRO RADOIA
SR. ANALYST, SOLAR INSIGHT /// BNEF
LAURENS DE VRIES /// ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR - DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Laurens de Vries is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. Laurens studied Mechanical Engineering in Delft, specializing in environmental and energy technology and obtained a second Master’s Degree, in Environmental Studies, from The Evergreen State College (Olympia, Washington State, USA) in 1996, focusing on environmental economics. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in June, 2004 from Delft University of Technology, this time at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management. He researches and teaches in the field of electricity market design and regulation in the context of the transformation towards a low-carbon energy system. His main focus is on how various policy instruments affect the long-term development of European electricity markets through their impact on investment in generation and transmission.
LAURENS DE VRIES
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR /// DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
STEFAN TORRI /// CEO & CO-FOUNDER - STERN ENERGY
Stefan, holds a degree in Business Administration at the University of Parma and has been a lecturer in numerous courses in programming and energy management. He consolidated its training by working as a consultant for strategic planning and development of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency systems for Enia SpA (now Iren) where he held the position of Director of Enia Solaris administration, a group company created to the development of large photovoltaic power plants and is responsible for the rational use of energy under law 10/91 (Energy Manager). Since 2005 he has been consultant of several companies for the development of energy efficiency projects and managing all formalities for the emissions trading legislation. Stefan was Lampogas SpA board member and is currently in the Board of Directors of Polish Solar Ltd based in London. Stefan is also Member of the Commission for Internationalization of Assorinnovabili. Commissione per l’Internazionalizzazione di Assorinnovabili.
STEFAN TORRI
CEO & CO-FOUNDER /// STERN ENERGY
CEDRIC BREHAUT /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - SOLICHAMBA
Cedric Brehaut is an expert in the monitoring and operations & maintenance of PV systems with extensive experience in the solar industry and over thirteen years in Silicon Valley. After seven years spent developing, managing and marketing security software products, Cedric joined the solar industry in 2007 as a director of product management for SunEdison and was a key contributor to the development and growth of the company’s services business unit. During Cedric’s tenure, SunEdison created and launched a new suite of turnkey services for PV plants, including managed monitoring, operations & maintenance, billing, and asset management services. Cedric also acted as the business development leader for these products. In 2011, he established SoliChamba Consulting and began offering consulting services to various firms in the solar industry. Cedric authors the solar industry's most comprehensive reports on PV monitoring and operations & maintenance (O&M) markets, published by GTM Research: 'Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players’, 'Megawatt-Scale PV O&M and Asset Management: Services, Markets and Competitors’, and ‘U.S. Distributed PV O&M and Asset Management'. Cedric also speaks at conferences and events around the globe, from Milan to San Francisco.
CEDRIC BREHAUT
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// SOLICHAMBA
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Venue


Venue


Venue: Sheraton Milan Malpensa, Milan


The venue for this event will be the Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre. The hotel is the only hotel with direct access inside the Terminal 1 of Malpensa's Airport and only 45-50 minutes away from the city center.


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Sponsors & Partners


Sponsors & Partners


OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXHIBITING AND SPONSORSHIP

'Solar Asset Management Europe(7-8 November 2017) is a unique, yearly (now in its 5th year) conference and exhibition that offers a wealth of opportunities to build and promote your brand towards a focused target group.

Options include:

  • Visibility at the leading event of its kind in Europe
  • On- and offline brand promotion through the event campaign
  • Facilitated 1-on-1 meetings
  • Limited number of compact exhibition booth spaces
  • Two days of unparalleled networking opportunities with all relevant service providers, operators, IPP's, utilities, asset managers and financial stakeholders

Sponsor and exhibiting spaces are limited, so make sure you reach out in time.

For more information, please contact Hugo Uijlenbroek through hugo@solarplaza.com.
 

 
CONTACT

For more information, please contact Hugo Uijlenbroek

Hugo Uijlenbroek
Tel: +31 10 302 7910
Mail: hugo@solarplaza.com

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EXHIBITION SPONSORS
BRANDING SPONSORS

MEDIA PARTNERS
 
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Register Now


Register Now


Registration - Solar Asset Management Europe

7-8 November 2017 /// Milan, Italy

Click the button below to register and join over 350 other attendees at Solar Asset Management Europe (7-8 November 2017, Milan, Italy). Please feel free to get in touch with us directly at registrations@solarplaza.com, in case of any issues or questions regarding registration.
We look forward to meeting you in Milan!

Pricing & Discounts

Early Bird Prices
Until 4 October 2017
Regular prices
Until 6 November 2017
At-the-door prices
1-day ticket€625€725€850
2-day ticket€1045€1195€1295
Buy 4 pay for 3-€896.25
Networking dinner€70
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About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza


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Contact one of our representatives

TEAM LEADER

For general matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

Eelco Hoogduin
+31 103027904
eelco@solarplaza.com

PROJECT MANAGER

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For general matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

Konstantinos Tzanakakis
+31 103027916
konstantinos@solarplaza.com

ACCOUNT MANAGER

For questions regarding exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Hugo Uijlenbroek
+31
10 302 7910
hugo@solarplaza.com

MARKETING

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For inquiries on media partnerships and marketing opportunities, reach out to:

Tom van der Linden
+31 10 2809198
tom@solarplaza.com