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Platinum Sponsors


Solar Trust Of America


Solar Millenium
Solar Trust of America, LLC is an integrated industrial solutions company focused on development and construction of solar thermal power plants in the southwestern U.S. The company is a joint venture of Solar Millennium AG and Ferrostaal AG and covers the entire value chain for solar thermal power plants in the region. This includes the business segments of project development, financing, engineering/procurement/construction (EPC), equity participation and management of power plants. Solar Millennium LLC, headquartered in Berkeley, California, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solar Trust of America

For more information please visit www.solartrustofamerica.com/.


Gold Sponsors

Fluor

Fluor Corporation is one of the world's largest publicly owned engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies. Over the past century, Fluor has become a trusted global business leader by providing exceptional services and technical knowledge across every phase of a project from preliminary engineering and project finance all the way through to operations and maintenance.

Our history in the utility scale renewable energy industry dates back over 25 years and includes solar thermal, photovoltaic, wind, biomass, geothermal, and energy storage projects. Fluor's expertise with power generation equipment and systems coupled with our reputation and financial strength is the foundation for the successful execution of utility scale renewable power projects.

For more information please visit www.fluor.com.


Siemens

Generating clean, renewable and affordable energy takes more than a commitment to our environment. It takes the right technology from the right supplier and the right project partner. Siemens has been committed to the solar industry since the 1950s, and with our depth of experience and proven technology, we are the ideal partner for any solar installation today. Siemens covers the entire energy supply chain, helping to mitigate risk and reduce overall costs. When you partner with Siemens, you not only get decades of innovation and technology, you get the knowledge of our renewable energy experts based in the U.S. and around the globe.

For more information please visit www.siemens.com/energy .


Silver Sponsors

Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the world's premier engineering, construction, and project management companies. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven continents. For well over half a century, Bechtel has been a leader in designing, building, and modernizing power plants and advancing innovative power generation technologies. Today, Bechtel's 49,000 employees are teamed with customers, partners, and suppliers on hundreds of projects in nearly 50 countries.

For more information visit www.bechtel.com.



Solar Reserve

SolarReserve LLC, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, is a solar energy project development company and holds the exclusive worldwide license to the molten salt, solar power tower technology developed by United Technologies Corporation. Since its formation in late 2007, SolarReserve's team of power project professionals have assembled a development portfolio of more than 25 projects featuring its licensed solar power technology with potential output of more than 3,000 megawatts in the United States and Europe; with early stage activities in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Australia. SolarReserve's experienced management team has previously developed and financed more than $15.0 billion in renewable and conventional energy projects in more than a dozen countries around the world

For more information visit www.solar-reserve.com.



Bronze Sponsors

Guardian

Guardian is one of the world's largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products. You also should know that we manufacture and supply the automotive industry with a variety of exterior products. We've also become a significant player in the building materials distribution business. And somewhere along the line, we became the world's largest producer of mirrors.

For more information visit www.guardian.com www.guardian.com.



Conference Bag Sponsor

Acciona

ACCIONA Solar Power is revolutionizing the development, construction, and operation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. ACCIONA Solar Power is a majority-owned affiliate of ACCIONA Energy North America Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ACCIONA Energiá, a division of the international company ACCIONA SA, headquartered in Madrid, Spain. In 2005, ACCIONA Energy purchased a 55 percent stake in Solargenix and the joint venture became ACCIONA Solar Power in 2006. ACCIONA has completed over 6,000 MW of renewable energy projects around the world. It designs, develops and operates large-scale solar power plants, including the largest concentrating solar power plant to be completed in the world since 1991, Nevada Solar One (64 MW) in Boulder City, Nevada, and one of the world's largest solar photovoltaic plants in Amareleja, Portugal (46 MW).

For more information visit www.acciona-na.com



Supporting Sponsors

Hydro

Hydro is a global supplier of aluminum and aluminum products. Based in Norway, the company employs 21,000 people in 40 countries and has activities on all continents. Rooted in a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve.

For more information please visit: www.hydro.com/northamerica


Orrick

Orrick is a full service law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices throughout the world . Orrick's Energy Group gives our clean-tech clients the capability to provide scalable resources as they grow their businesses. Our multidisciplinary team is experienced in areas critical to energy matters, including project finance, emerging companies, capital markets, securities, public finance, mergers & acquisitions, environmental, IP, tax and litigation.

For more information please visit:
http://www.orrick.com/practices/global/energy.asp.


Fluor

From small brownfield services contracts to mega greenfield projects, WorleyParsons has the skills and technologies to address all challenges.

Our service capability covers the entire asset lifecycle: from identifying the opportunity to the operating phase. WorleyParsons extensive experience ensures that we provide project solutions with the lowest total lifecycle cost while meeting each customer's specific requirements.

WorleyParsons has the track record and systems necessary to pursue and deliver large-scale and complex projects. As resource projects continue to grow in size and complexity, WorleyParsons is one of the few global companies with the resources, technical capabilities and systems to meet the demands of large-scale projects.

For more information please visit www.worleyparsons.com.


Schlumberger

Schlumberger Water Services teams understand the nexus between power and water and are able to provide turnkey solutions as well as expertise and services for specific project challenges. From water supply for steam and cooling, to disposal of effluent, Schlumberger Water Services offers cost-effective solutions to optimize your operations. In addition, Schlumberger provides optimal solutions for carbon sequestration. Our offerings include:

  • environmental permitting
  • groundwater monitoring
  • injection well design and construction
  • numerical modeling
  • site selection and characterization
  • turnkey solutions
  • water disposal and reuse solutions
  • water resource monitoring technologies and services
  • water supply exploration, design, construction, and operation
  • water treatment options
  • energy

For more information please visit: http://www.slb.com/services/additional/water


Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s energy and clean technology practice is built on the firm's leadership in the fields of corporate law, intellectual property counseling and patents, venture capital finance, project finance, technology transactions, mergers and acquisitions, energy regulation, tax, and real estate and environmental law. We counsel companies and entrepreneurs creating and commercializing clean technologies in a wide variety of industry segments, including renewable energy (such as geothermal, wind, solar, ocean, biomass, and biofuel); fuel cell, battery, and other energy-storage technologies; distributed power generation systems; software, sensors, and controls; and grid management/interface enhancements. Experienced in issues involving climate change and strategic carbon counseling, our attorneys also help clients both mitigate risks posed by global climate change and maximize opportunities created by the solutions to this issue.

For more information please visit: www.wsgr.com


Milbank

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy is a leading international legal advisor to the renewable energy industry, representing sponsors, investors and financing parties in the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of renewable energy projects. The Firm also provides counsel on regulatory issues and intellectual property matters relating to renewable energy projects. In its 30 years of experience in renewable energy, Milbank has successfully completed over 200 renewable energy deals, totaling over 10,000 MW of renewable power. The Firm is consistently named by industry journals, including New Energy Finance, Project Finance International and Infrastructure Journal, as one of the foremost law firms serving the renewable energy industry.

For more information please visit: www.milbank.com.


BFG

Broadlands is the worldwide leader in owner’s representative services for major solar development projects. Broadlands is one of the very few companies in the world that has worked on completed concentrating trough, concentrating tower and photovoltaic projects. Broadlands was the owner’s representative and project controls provider on the largest CSP  trough plant built in over 20 years (64 MW Nevada Solar One) and is the owner’s representative on the first CSP plant under India’s national tariff program. Broadlands was the owner’s choice to provide owner’s representation on the 10.5 MW photovoltaic plant, PA Solar Park One and to provide analysis and best practice solutions on a 5 MW CSP tower. Broadlands is also consultant on a 100 MW wind initiative for a United States government authority. Broadlands possesses diverse energy project experience, including nuclear and biomass. And, we have personnel that worked on the design of the Luz SEGS VIII and IX 80 MW projects as well as modifications and plant improvements made on the SEGS 30 MW units.


hyspan

Hyspan is the world’s leading producer of flexible ball type swivel joints to provide thermal growth and rotational movement to HTF Hi Temp/Hi Pressure fluid and gas collector piping in parabolic trough CSP systems. All ball joints are manufactured in ISO 9001 certified facilities and are designed and made according to ASME B31, P.E.D, from materials certified to EN10204/3.1. They are manufactured with special alloy bearings for low friction movement, resulting in low forces on supporting structure. Hyspan supplied the original ball joints to the SEGS plants in Mojave, CA in the late 80’s and has recently supplied a number of new plants in Spain and North Africa.


Summit Exhibitors

DOW

Dow combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2009, Dow had annual sales of $45 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 214 sites in 37 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.


Hyspan

Hyspan was founded in 1968 with comprehensive engineering, quality and production capability to design, develop and fabricate metal bellows and hose; and assemblies and products that incorporate these components. These technical strengths have been combined with sound management skills to develop proprietary products, and to acquire related products and companies to form an organization of six subsidiaries and divisions. These organizations produce a complete line of flexible tubular products that meet the needs of diverse industries ranging from scientific research to oil refining.

For more information please visit www.hyspan.com


Microtherm

Microtherm® thermal insulation - nanotechnology working for you

  • Microtherm is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermal insulation.
  • Microtherm® thermal insulation effectively minimises the transmission of heat over a large temperature range (from cryogenic temperatures to 1200 °C / 2192 °F).
  • With a porous structure based on amorphous silica particles sized around 5 - 25 nm in dia, Microtherm® is classified as a microporous insulation.
  • Microtherm® has appreciably better thermal performance at high temperatures than other more conventional insulation products. Microtherm® performs even better than still air.

For more information visit www.microtherm.uk.com.


Parsons

Parsons and TSK have created a strategic partnership to provide a Concentrated Solar Power System Technology with a Storage application for the worldwide market. CSP has proven an effective and efficient technology for generating merchant class solar power at levels from 20 to 500 megawatts. Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical and management services firm manages large solar projects from planning and environmental permitting through startup. TSK, a leading enterprise in the engineering and electrical equipment sector, is completing two CSP projects in Spain that incorporate thermal storage-storing heat in molten salts, providing for generation of solar-powered energy 24/7.

For more information visit www.parsons.com.


Sun to Market Solutions

Sun to Market Solutions was founded in response to the growing need for reliable and independent technical support and engineering services for CSP projects. Our team has worked for many years intensively as technical advisor for developers, financial institutions and construction companies of solar energy projects. We are in the position to offer a wide range of technical assistance:

  • Conduct techno-economic due diligence and feasibility studies of projects with the best available tools.
  • Help in gathering and analyzing satellite data, providing technical assistance in installing, calibrating, and maintaining all relevant systems on site and evaluating the data on a monthly or annual basis.
  • Carry out conceptual lay out and dimensioning of solar field, thermal storage facility and power block.
  • Prepare and review technical specifications for suppliers and assess EPC and O&M contracts and optimize O&M procedures for CSP plants in operation.
  • Develop software (S2M Solver) and hardware applications for the simulation and operational optimization of solar plants.

For more information please visit www.s2msolutions.com.


Schott

SCHOTT Solar is a world leading company in the field of solar energy and the market and technology leader in the development and production of receivers for Concentrated Solar Power plants with parabolic trough technology. With the SCHOTT PTR®70 Receiver, SCHOTT Solar has developed a product with outstanding characteristics in terms of optical properties, efficiency and long-term stability. The certified state-of-the-art production facilities for SCHOTT Solar® receivers in Germany, Spain and the USA have a globally installed capacity of 1 GW per year. Whatever the future holds.

For more information please visit www.schottsolar.com/us/.


Fluor

SNC-Lavalin is one of the world's leading engineering, procurement, construction and related technical services organizations, serving selected industry sectors and geographic markets.

SNC-Lavalin achieves this through the know-how of its people by contributing to the success of its clients through value-added services and by continuous investment in the improvement of its technical and managerial competence.

For more information please visit www.snclavalin.com.


Therminol

Solutia offers a worldwide network of product supply by manufacturing Therminol(r) Heat Transfer Fluids on four continents and offers an unmatched worldwide network of technically skilled Therminol fluid specialists to provide expert service and support. Solutia is the world leader in synthetic heat transfer fluids, providing nearly 45 years of excellence in technical support, customer service, performance and innovation. In the concentrating solar power market, Therminol heat transfer fluid is used in trough-shaped mirror assemblies to absorb concentrated sunlight and heat up to about 400 degrees C. The heated Therminol fluid is used to generate steam that drives power generating turbines.

For more information visit www.therminol.com.


American BOA

American BOA specializes in the design and manufacture of highly engineered, thin wall, flexible metal piping components and systems. BOA SolarTech products are essential for fluid transfer and vacuum insulation in solar power facilities. The flexible elements compensate for thermal expansion during axial, lateral and angular movements; vibration and assembly misalignment. Additionally, parts allow for easy installation and disassembly; while requiring minimal space, assuring long life and easy maintenance.

American BOA metal bellows and metal hoses are designed to stringent requirements of a solar system and enable secure operation; therefore, contributing to a sustainable and environmentally-friendly energy generation.

For more information visit www.americanboa.com.


Lauren

Lauren is an experienced EPC contractor providing engineering, construction, and fabrication services to the power, chemical, polymers, special metals, and petrochemical and refining industries.

Lauren is a recognized leader in these industries and has secured a place as the leading EPC contractor in the polymers and solar power industries. We are continually focused on in novation and efficiency to provide value-added solutions that go above and beyond our customer's expectations.

For more information visit www.laurenec.com.


bosch

By using perfectly matched solutions, Rexroth makes it easy to work economically.

  • Tracking solutions for solar power plants
  • Automation solutions for solar cells and modules manufacturing

Precision and reliability are the basic prerequisites for the successful manufacture and use of solar systems. Rexroth offers the right automation and drive solution for every task. Innovative technology moves sensitive modules under cleanroom conditions absolutely vibration-free or positions productive solar modules in generating stations for years with consistent accuracy.

For more information visit www.boschrexroth.com.


bosch

Founded in 1915, Yokogawa Electric Corporation has over 90 years' experience in the measurement, control, and information businesses, and provides leading-edge products and services to industry.

Yokogawa is a leading industrial automation solution provider and a pioneer in the development of distributed control systems. Based on Vigilant plant, Yokogawa's vision for realizing the ideal plant, we are developing products and solutions which ensure safety, make maximum use of the plant asset, enhance production, and optimize operation over the entire plant lifecycle.

The high added value created with our excellent technologies contributes not only the development of industry, but also to the realization of an affluent society.

For more information visit www.yokogawa.com.


Saint Gobain

Saint-Gobain, the $49 billion global leader in products for the construction markets, recently established Saint-Gobain Solar to provide innovative technologies to solve the key material challenges of the solar power community. Saint-Gobain Solar is a key component supplier for the following products:

  • SGG DIAMANT SOLAR extra clear glass
  • SGG MIRALITE SOLAR paraboloic and flat mirrors
  • Advanced silicon carbide ceramics for solar receivers
  • Engineered ceramic media for thermal energy storage
  • NORGLIDE Bearings
  • SOLARBOND tapes

Saint-Gobain Solar is building strategic customer partnerships by offering solutions that can only be provided by a large, global business with a vast logistics network and strong local affiliations.

For more information visit www.saint-gobain.co.uk


Schlumberger

Schlumberger Water Services teams understand the nexus between power and water and are able to provide turnkey solutions as well as expertise and services for specific project challenges. From water supply for steam and cooling, to disposal of effluent, Schlumberger Water Services offers cost-effective solutions to optimize your operations. In addition, Schlumberger provides optimal solutions for carbon sequestration. Our offerings include:

  • environmental permitting
  • groundwater monitoring
  • injection well design and construction
  • numerical modeling
  • site selection and characterization
  • turnkey solutions
  • water disposal and reuse solutions
  • water resource monitoring technologies and services
  • water supply exploration, design, construction, and operation
  • water treatment options
  • energy

For more information please visit: http://www.slb.com/services/additional/water


Wika

WIKA Instrument Corporation Houston is one of WIKA's 37 global subsidiaries and your partner for pressure gauges, transmitters, diaphragm and inline seals, gas actuated and bimetallic thermometers, resistance temperature detectors, thermocouples, multipoint temperature sensors, tube skins sensors, thermowells, magnetic level gauges, sight glasses, level switches, level transmitters and calibrators. Output signals include among others 0/10V, 4/20mA, HART, Profibus PA/DP and Foundation fieldbus. WIKA products meet all ASME and all electrical codes (FM, CSA and ATEX) and come with global approvals and certifications. Industries served include waste water, environmental, renewable energy, power plants and petrochemical.

For more information visit www.wika.us.


Struthers

Struthers Wells, a division of Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc. has been leading the way in the development of Thermal Solar Power technology since the 1980s. We are a worldwide supplier of high pressure and high temperature heat exchangers with an exceptional record in design and manufacturing of Steam Generating and HTF thermal fluid systems including molten salt, liquid metals, and liquid sodium heat transfer systems.  We have supplied molten salt steam generating heat exchangers for the 10MW Solar II power plant and in 1982, have designed and built a first-of-a-kind Solar Steam Generating plant including the Central Receiver boiler for an Enhanced Oil recovery plant in California.


Rio Glass

RIOGLASS SOLAR S.A, a Spanish company belonging to the Rioglass group, is the first parabolic mirror manufacturer to offer a fully tempered product. Rioglass mirrors combine the highest precision of curvature with the inherent strength of the tempered glass. Both of our factories are suited with the most advanced technology in glass bending and mirroring, since they where started in 2008 and 2009. Rioglass Solar S.A is currently supplying most of the EPC companies involved in the CSP industry. With over 1.7 million mirrors delivered so far to projects in Spain, USA, Algeria and Morocco. Rioglass Solar has recently upgraded its specifications with regard to the intercept factor and reflectivity values, confirming Rioglass Solar mirrors as the most efficient product on the market.

For more information visit www.rioglass.com


SPX

SPX Cooling Technologies
SPX Cooling Technologies is a preeminent full-service cooling tower, air-cooled condenser, heat exchanger and thermal components manufacturer. Our leading brands include, Marley® and Ceramic®.

Balcke-Dürr
Balcke-Dürr is a leading global supplier and after-market service provider for power plant components, filter systems and related power plant services. Drawing on 125 years of successful company history, our product portfolio ranges from standard modules to complete systems.

SPX Heat Transfer
SPX Heat Transfer Inc. designs, services, and sells heat transfer equipment under the Yuba® and Ecolaire® brand products around the globe in the electric utility, cogeneration and geothermal energy-producing markets.


LAINSA

LAINSA - Automatic cleaning system for parabolic cyindrical solar collectors.

Dust and dirt accumulate on the collector's surfaces reducing energetic efficiency. It is therefore necessary to provide periodic cleaning of reflecting surfaces in order to maintain the plant's performance up to the highest standards.

VALENT® System includes the following processes (selected according to the requirements of each plant):

  • Cleaning by water projection at regular distance, with full adaptability to the collector's geometry.
  • Cleaning by mechanical rotational brushing, with automatic obstacle detection, including retraction and angular movement of the brush on detection of the obstacle. Fully adaptable to the collector's geometry.
  • Recycling (collection, treatment and reutilization) of cleaning water.
  • Drying of collectors through projection of pressurized air.

Babcock and

SOLARCA GROUP is one of the world leaders in chemical cleaning and steam and air blowing.We've been the first Spanish company to successfully carry out the chemical cleaning and steam blowing of the water/steam systems, as well as the Pigging and drying of HTF pipelines in thermo solar plants such as Andasol 1, Andasol 2, Extresol 1, Puertollano, Solucar and La Risca. This year we are working in three more Spanish plants; Lebrija, Palma del Río and Extresol 2 and very soon in kuraymat ISCC, Egypt. Our aim is to spread this success all over the world especially in the USA with our partner PRECISION BLASTING Inc(USA).


SOLARCA

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) is a worldwide leader in advanced clean energy solutions. B&W and its Denmark-based subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Vølund have long been trusted providers of renewable and waste energy technologies and service for electric utilities and process industries.  Expanding its energy solutions portfolio, B&W recently introduced its shop-assembled solar thermal receiver for scalable concentrated solar power applications.  The solar receiver integrates into a system that focuses the sun’s reflected energy through thousands of mirrors to produce clean, renewable energy.  Learn more at www.babcock.com


nevada

Whether you are marketing a product or a state—it is about communicating the value proposition. The Nevada Commission on Economic Development communicates the benefits of conducting business in Nevada to key business decision-makers and investors worldwide—and, then builds long-term relationships with them.


Ken Pierson heads up the State of Nevada's business attraction, expansion and development efforts. According to Pierson, Nevada's value proposition is in what it doesn't have—corporate taxes and red tape. Nevada's geographic location as a hub to the 11 Western states and its tax structure are among the reasons Fortune 500 companies call Nevada home.


duraflex

Duraflex, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of edge-welded bellows and highly engineered complex bellows assemblies for the SOLAR and CSP industries. Our expert tubing partner, Greenmount Corporation (www.greenmountcorp.com), offers seamless and welded precision stainless steel, Inconel and nickel plated steel tubing. Together, we specialize in the design and engineering of all bellows/tubing applications including welded and hydroformed bellows, corrugated hoses and flexible connectors.


KBA CleanAir

KBA-CleanAir, the environmental division of KBA, offers different systems for air purification as well as solvent concentration, heat recovery and energy optimizing systems for all industries handling with solvents or lacquers. Based on its 20 years’ experience with regenerative heat exchanger systems, KBA-CleanAir has developed a brand-new Dynamic High-Temperature Heat Storage for the storage and deferred use in the temperature range above 600°C, operating at the solar tower power plant in Jülich/Germany making it a world first. Applications are solar tower power plants as well as other energy intensive industries as iron, steel and aluminium production, glass, brick, ceramic and chemical industries.


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James Brown
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E: jbrown@csptoday.com

Platinum Sponsors
Solar Trust America Solar Millenium LLC

Gold Sponsors
Siemens Fluor

Silver Sponsors
Solar Reserve Bechtel
Bronze Sponsors
Guardian

Conference Bag Sponsor
Acciona
Supporting Sponsors
Worley Parsons Orrick Hydro Schlumberger WSGR Milbank bfg hyspan

Summit Exhibitors
SNC LAVALIN Thermal Power Hyspan Therminol Sun to Market Solutions Parsons Schott Microtherm DOW American BOA Lauren Bosch Yokogawa Saint Gobain Wika Struthers RioGlass SPX Lainsa Solarca Babcock and Wilcox Nevada Duraflex KBA CleanAir