Intersolar North America today announced its upcoming one-day conference, Intersolar Summit USA East, will feature key solar industry pioneers including Jigar Shah of Generate Capital and Richard Kauffman of New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). Now in its fifth year, the Intersolar Summit USA East will return to Brooklyn, New York on March 23, 2017. This event has become a can't-miss gathering for East Coast solar executives, and features both informative conference sessions and high-value networking opportunities. Interested parties can now register for the event here.
New York is the East Coast solar leader. The state has experienced a remarkable 795 percent growth in solar over the last five years, and is now focused on an aggressive goal of generating 50 percent of all energy from renewables by 2030. Intersolar Summit USA East is the meeting ground for executives to reflect on New York's progress and identify how similar tactics could be used to grow additional East Coast solar markets.
The plenary session for Intersolar Summit USA East 2017 is titled "U.S. East Coast Solar Market Update & Outlook – Implications of the new administration". Solar industry leaders including Shah, Kauffman, New York State Senator Kevin S. Parker and NY-Sun Director David Sandbank will touch upon how recent policy developments affect solar and critical steps New York and other East Coast states can take to continue a positive solar growth trajectory over the next four years.
Following the morning's plenary session, Intersolar Summit USA East will break into solar and energy storage conference tracks in the afternoon to provide attendees with in-depth discussions of both industries within the North American East Coast market. A networking reception hosted by New York Senator Kevin Parker will close the event. It will provide an opportunity for the over 400 expected attendees to discuss top trends within the solar industry as well as make meaningful business connections.
"We are incredibly proud to host Intersolar Summit USA East this year," said Florian Wessendorf, managing director of Solar Promotion International GmbH. "At this critical point in history, it is important to remain focused on advancing the clean energy economy. Intersolar Summit USA East is a place where solar advocates from across the value chain can come together and discuss important policies and finance issues, share new technologies and develop ideas to further the reach of solar across the East Coast."
With nearly half of all U.S. solar companies located on the East Coast, Intersolar USA Summit East brings a fast-paced and impactful industry event to this national solar hotspot.
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