SolarPV.TV reportage on prospective for solar business in US in 2012
· John Balfour, High Performance PV, President
· Paula Mints, Navigant, Director/Energy
· Dirk Morbitzer, Renewable Analytics, Managing Director
· MJ Shiao, , GTM Research, Analyst - Solar Markets
· John Berdner, SolarEdge, General Manager - North America
· Deep Chakraborty, CentroSolar, President & CEO – North America
GTM Research, a Greentech Media company, provides critical and timely market analysis in the form of concise and long-form market research reports, monthly newsletters and strategic consulting services. GTM Research’s analysis also underpins our webinars and live events. Our analyst team combines diverse backgrounds in the energy, environmental, emerging technology, investment banking, information technology and strategic consulting sectors. Complementing decades of real world experience, the staff holds advanced degrees in finance, engineering, public policy, law and environmental management. GTM Research is situated in the major global markets for greentech innovation worldwide, with offices in San Francisco, Boston, New York and Germany.
Solarpraxis AG is one of the leading knowledge service providers in the renewable energy sector. The Berlin-based company has been providing clients with expertise and professional service in the fields of engineering, conference organization and publishing since 1998:
The engineering division works to generate up-to-date knowledge, which is then prepared for and presented to manufacturers, wholesalers, planners and trade professionals in a targeted, project-specific manner.
International conferences organized by Solarpraxis provide a meeting point for decision makers from all fields of renewable energy.
The third and final component of the company's service portfolio is its publishing department which, in addition to B2B magazines photovoltaik, pv magazine and pv magazine Chinese edition, produces high quality industry reports.
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SolarEdgeSolarEdge provides groundbreaking distributed DC systems that maximize power generation of residential and large-scale PV sites, for faster return on investment. Module manufacturers, integrators and installers benefit from constraint-free site design, full site space utilization, reduced installation time and maintenance cost, module-level monitoring, improved safety, theft prevention, and more.
The company was founded in 2006. Since then we have built partnership agreements with module manufacturers and integrators in Europe, USA and Japan, which provide SolarEdge technology alongside their current services.
Sacramento Municipal Utility DistrictServing a population of 1.4 million people, we are the nation’s sixth-largest electric utility that’s owned by its customers. SMUD began delivering power to the Sacramento region in 1946 and since then has provided electricity for most of Sacramento County, as well as small portions of Placer and Yolo counties.
NavigantNavigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs.
Navigant’s vision is to be the leading global consulting firm, respected for our world-class professionals, and trusted with our clients’ most critical business challenges.
Navigant’s employees around the world work toward this vision by providing advice, information and solutions that make a positive difference for our clients. Four shared values underpin everything Navigant’s professionals do:
We are inspired by a steadfast commitment to excellence, and strive to earn the lasting trust of our clients by consistently exceeding their expectations.
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We build our firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by dynamic teamwork and collaboration, and founded on trust and respect for each other.
We believe integrity, dedication and perspective are the keys to ensuring our enduring prosperity and success.