Part of North America Smart Energy Week

September 24-27, 2018Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA


Entrepreneurial Competition Features Up-and-coming Solar Companies

Entrepreneurial Competition Features Up-and-coming Solar Companies  

Solar Power International 2015, Start-Up Alley exhibiting companies announced

ALEXANDRIA, VA., June 11, 2015—Today Solar Power International announced the exhibiting companies in its Start-Up Alley Pavilion. For the third year in a row, Solar Power International 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 Anaheim, September 14-17, 2015 and will host a special area on the Expo floor for these companies to display their innovative technologies and business plans to attendees.

This year 16 companies have been chosen to exhibit in the Start-Up Alley Pavilion. The participating companies include:

  • Anar Solar, LLC
  • Bert Thin Films, LLC
  • DOSUN Incorp
  • GridCure
  • Interplay Learning
  • Kevala Analytics
  • LightManufacturing LLC
  • Nevados Engineering, Inc Payzer
  • Payzer
  • polksolar
  • Sunvestment Group
  • UtilityAPI
  • WrightGrid
  • X3Exchange.com
  • YouSaveWithSolar.com

The finalist companies that will pitch their business plans to a panel of esteemed judges during the Start-Up Alley Challenge will be announced in July. For more information on the Start-Up Alley Challenge, including judges, visit www.solarpowerinternational.com/exhibit/startupalley/.


About SPI 2015

Solar Power International is presented by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)® and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)®, whose combined efforts have created world-class events. This event focuses solely on creating an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise for furthering solar energy development in the United States. Unlike other solar industry events, all proceeds support the expansion of the U.S. solar energy market through SEIA’s and SEPA’s year-round research and education activities, as well as SEIA’s® advocacy efforts.

About SEIA®

Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA and its 1,000 member companies are building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. www.seia.org.

About SEPA®

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) is an educational non-profit dedicated to helping utilities integrate solar power into their energy portfolios for the benefit of utilities, their customers and the public good. With more than 900 utility and solar industry members, SEPA provides unbiased utility solar market intelligence, up-to-date information about technologies and business models, and peer-to-peer interaction. From hosting national events to advancing new business strategies, SEPA helps utilities make smart solar decisions. For more information, visit www.solarelectricpower.org.