North America Smart Energy Week


September 14-17, 2020
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, CA


Press Releases

  • Start-Up Alley Returns to Solar Power International (SPI) for a Second Year

    July 10, 2014

    Alexandria, VA - Start-Up Alley Returns to Solar Power International (SPI) for a Second Year Washington, DC, July 10, 2014 – For the second year in a row, Solar Power International (SPI) is partnering with Clean Energy Trust (CET) to invite emerging companies with innovative solar solutions and products to participate in Start-Up Alley. SPI will be held in Las Vegas, October 20-23, 2014, and will house a special spot on the Expo floor for these companies to...

  • Solar Power International Wraps in Chicago, Infusing Industry with Yet More Momentum

    October 24, 2014

    Alexandria, VA - Approximately 13,000 energized solar industry professionals and nearly 600 exhibiting companies packed McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, for Solar Power International 2013 (SPI ‘13) October 21-24. The energy was palpable as the show welcomed significant crowds from the Midwest, the largest first-time attendance in years and record-breaking attendance in conference program sessions.  SPI is the most comprehensive conference and trade show for the worldwide solar power industry and serves as the global marketplace for the...

  • Midwest Companies, State & Local Policymakers and Nearly 12,000 Solar Professionals to Gather at Solar Power International in Chicago

    October 10, 2014

    Alexandria, VA - More than 90 Midwestern businesses to display the latest in solar energy products and solutions Nearly 100 exhibiting companies from nine Midwest states – Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin – will display the latest products, technology and solutions related to solar energy at this month’s Solar Power International 2013 (SPI ‘13) being held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, October 21 – 24. Federal, state, and local policymakers, approximately 600 exhibiting companies...

  • Solar Power International Announces Start-Up Alley Finalists

    September 10, 2013

    Alexandria, VA - Panel of industry judges select 10 companies to participate in Start-Up Alley Challenge at SPI ’13 SPI Start-Up Alley’s panel of industry reviewers have narrowed the field of participants to 10 finalists. These impressive start-up companies will compete in the Start-Up Alley Challenge, held on Wednesday, October 23 during SPI ’13 in Chicago. Start-Up Alley Semi-Finalists: Divya Energy Faze1 Lighting for Learning kWh Analytics renewz sustainable solutions inc. Solar Exchange Solar Site Design SolarCast,...

  • Future of Distributed Solar, Solar Investment Tax Credit, Net Metering Among Hot Industry Topics at Solar Power International

    October 08, 2013

    Alexandria, VA -  Solar professionals will gather at largest solar energy show to address issues critical to industry’s continued success and growth trajectory Arlington, VA – October 8, 2013 – Solar Power International 2013 (SPI ‘13), North America’s premier business-to-business event for professionals in solar energy, will provide a platform for discussion of a wide variety of trends, new product introductions, and critical issues as the industry marks a record breaking quarter. The show takes place in Chicago...

  • Solar Power International Announces Judges for Inaugural Start-Up Alley Competition

    July 17, 2013

    Arlington, VA - (Arlington, VA) Solar Power International has announced the first of its panel of judges for the 2013 Start-Up Alley Challenge, which takes place during Solar Power International in Chicago, October 21-24. This prestigious group of solar and clean energy leaders and investors will review the business proposals of the top 12 Start-Up Alley participants, offering invaluable insight and feedback to these up-and-coming companies. Welcome to Start-Up Alley Challenge Judges: Jigar Shah, CEO, Jigar Shah Consulting...

  • Solar Power International Introduces Start-Up Alley

    July 29, 2012

    Arlington, VA - Up-and-coming companies can win free booths at the industry's most innovative event Arlington, VA - July 29, 2012 - Start-Up Alley is a new, featured show floor area at Solar Power International that will bring up-and-coming companies to the Expo Hall to showcase what's on the horizon for the solar industry. Based on other successful programs of this type, Start-Up Alley will further enhance the cutting-edge nature of SPI’s offerings, and offer start-up companies the...