Intersolar North America 2015

Intersolar North America 2015 kicks off for the eighth time from July 14 to 16. Around 550 exhibitors and 18,000 visitors are expected to attend the conference and tradeshow in San Francisco. An expanded workshop and training program will be offered, targeted at solar installers, contractors and practitioners. On this page you can read news and product launches from this year’s event. There are also handy links to Intersolar's hall plans, conference program and exhibitor list.

Intersolar 2015 news

Intersolar North America reports modest visitor growth in 2015

Intersolar NA.

One week after closing its doors for the 8th time, Intersolar North America has reported modest visitor growth and a slight decline in exhibitors over 2014. Solar Promotion has reported that the 8th annual Intersolar North...

Deutsche Bank: Global solar demand robust, despite disappointing tariff decision

Inverter manufacturer, Enphase, has raised the stakes in the US residential sector

Reviewing this year’s Intersolar North America, Deutsche Bank concludes that global solar demand is "robust," despite the "worse than expected" recent U.S.-Sino tariff decision. Yieldcos are set to continue to boost the industry,...

Intersolar North America: Tabuchi’s market entry points to increasing internationalization

Intersolar North America halls.

The number of suppliers from outside of the U.S. pushing into the North American PV market is increasing at a rate of knots. Intersolar North America has seen established players from Japan pushing into the market and Chinese...

Yingli unveils new 1,500 V utility-scale solar panel

Module production at Yingli Solar.

Introduced at Intersolar North America, the 1,500 V panel has been specifically designed for use in larger solar plants and to reduce balance-of-system costs for the developer.

US: Utility-scale solar more cost effective than residential rooftop

US utility-scale solar PV remained the most cost-effective option in the Brattle Group scenarios

U.S. utility-scale solar PV systems are "significantly" more cost-effective than those for residential rooftop, concludes a study by the Brattle Group. Under its scenarios, 50% of carbon emissions are also avoided with...

Intersolar North America: "Batteries are going to win the day"

Intersolar North America.

Speaking at the opening ceremony at the 8th annual Intersolar North America trade show and conference, Tesla founder and CTO JB Straubel delivered a bullish outlook for battery storage cost reductions, saying that it is set to be...

US: Commercial rooftop opportunity opening up with project finance

Commercial rooftop.

New project finance provider Open Energy Group believes vast potential of the U.S. commercial rooftop market is set to be tapped. Financing can be extended to solar+storage projects.

EU PVSEC and Intersolar Europe to join forces

Crowds at Intersolar Europe.

Following speculation, Intersolar Europe and EU PVSEC will join forces in June 2016. The merger will see the Intersolar tradeshow and storage conference run concurently with, yet independently from, EU PVSEC's R&D conference.

Expert analysis: The solar storage story

"Sonnenbatterie seems to be pushing longer life times and aggregated depths of discharge, which are both interesting"

Led by the charge of Tesla’s headline-hogging Powerwall announcement, the selection of storage technologies unveiled at this year's Intersolar Europe was refreshingly innovative, says IHS’s Sam Wilkinson.

CEO interview: Innovations in solar technology; PERC the new PV benchmark

Goetz Fischbeck.

Goetz Fischbeck, CEO of Smart Solar Consulting, casts his eye across the solar PV cell and module technologies featured in pv magazine's 50 Array Changing Technologies free download, available now. In addition to the importance...

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Intersolar 2015 press releases

16. July 2015 | | Comment now

Intersolar North America honors 2015 Intersolar Award winners for projects in North America

Thousands of visitors packed San Francisco's Moscone Center West today for the opening of the Intersolar North America exhibition, the most-attended solar industry event dedicated to the North American market.

14. July 2015 | | Comment now

S:Flex introduces its 12-kit PV mounting package for pitched roofs

S:Flex, Inc., a US-based manufacturer of racking solutions for photovoltaic rooftop and ground mount systems and trading partner for wholesalers and installers, now offers its new, cost-effective, mounting package for framed PV...

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JuiceBox Energy graduates 50th solar energy storage installer

JuiceBox Energy recently graduated its 50th solar energy storage installer as part of their certified installer network.

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Amplify Energy provides innovative engineering services to PV plant owners and operators

Amplify Energy, Inc., a provider of engineering services to solar project owners, buyers, and developers, today at the Intersolar North America show announced that it has commenced business operations at its headquarters in South...

14. July 2015 | | Comment now

Tabuchi Electric launches Solar + Storage solution in North America

Tabuchi Electric today announced it has entered the North American market with the launch of a residential solar + storage solution at Intersolar North America.

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Sonnenbatterie is now offering its innovative products in the United States

For the first time in the US, Sonnenbatterie is taking orders for residential and commercial smart energy storage products for distribution through certified channel partners, Sonnenbatterie Centers.

14. July 2015 | | Comment now

Velocify exhibits intelligent sales acceleration solutions at Intersolar North America

Velocify announced product demonstrations at Intersolar North America from July 13-16, 2015, at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel.

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Fluke displays new 500 Series Battery Analyzers at Intersolar North America Conference

Fluke Corporation will be displaying its new 500 Series Battery Analyzers at Intersolar North America Conference, July 14 – 16 in the Moscone Center West Hall in San Francisco.

13. July 2015 | | Comment now

RES' two largest energy storage projects in North America to get DNV GL technical and financial review

DNV GL will provide technical and financial due diligence on two energy storage projects from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES).

13. July 2015 | | Comment now

M10 Industries to present new multi-tray stringer at Intersolar North America

From the 14 to 16 July, M10 Industries AG in Freiburg, Germany, is presenting “Kubus”, its newly developed multi-tray stringer (1st Level, Booth 7728) at the Intersolar North America 2015 in San Francisco.

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Meet the team

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