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June 21 - 22, 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM UTC

Palace Hotel | San Francisco, CA, USA

Mapping a growth strategy in the solar and storage industries in the context of the IRA

2023 Sponsors included:

Now in its sixteenth year, Wood Mackenzie’s Solar Energy and Storage Summit will continue the discussions for catapulting forward the development of North American Solar and Storage through the transformational impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and progressing the transition to a clean energy future.

Join Wood Mackenzie’s expert team of solar and energy storage research analysts and consultants in San Francisco from June 21-22 as they engage in powerful conversation with leading grid-scale utilities, commercial & industrial solar and energy storage developers, state and federal policy makers and regulators, financiers and solar module and battery manufacturers.

2023 Agenda highlights included:

  • Regulatory panel: Continuing to build a productive policy environment for solar and energy storage as we move forward with the transition
  • Panel: Growth and outlook for US-based solar manufacturing
  • Wood Mackenzie Presentation: Impacts of supply chain constraints on solar system pricing and equipment costs
  • Panel discussion: Identifying the best practices and overcoming challenges associated with standalone project development
  • Domestic manufacturing to domestic content: What is required to nurture the development of a thriving localized storage component supply chain?
  • Panel Discussion: Opportunities and challenges for long-duration energy storage implementation

This Year's Attendees Included: 

ACP, AESC, Inc, Ageto Energy, AIP Management, Alvarez and Marsal, Amalgamated Bank, Arevon, BACHMANN ELECTRONIC CORP, Bayshore Global Management, Beyond Limits BP, Coast Energy, Conductor Power Renewables, Diode Ventures, Enbridge Inc., Energy Vanguard Consultants, Equinor, Gridmatic, Innergex Renewable Energy, Lightsourcebp, MN8 Energy, Mosaic, NextEra Energy, Orica USA, Powerex, Redflow LLC, Rosendin Electric, Inc., Savion LLC, Spearmint Energy, Sunstone Credit, TD Cowen, Tipmont REMC, TotalEnergies (USA), Vistra, Weyerhaeuser, and more...

Partnership Opportunities are available for 2024

They include Thought Leadership, Brand Awareness, Exhibiting, and Hospitality.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2024 Solar & Energy Storage Summit, contact Vanessa McKinney on sponsorship@woodmac.com or call + 44 20 3433 7101


Solar & Energy Storage Summit 2022

Official Association & Media Partners

2023 Featured Speakers

This event not only provides an unrivalled C-Level platform to network and do business, but also leverages Wood Mackenzie’s expertise, thought leadership and contacts at the world’s leading energy companies to provide a forum where the industry can assess the needs of the markets, the challenges to overcome and the role that gas can play in developing a sustainable energy system.

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Our Sponsors

Interested in sponsorship and speaking packages for Wood Mackenzie events? Please reach out to sponsorship@woodmac.com for further information. 

Group booking discounts are available.

Special rates for bookings of two or more people from one company are available. Contact our Customer Manager, Larry Allen on events@woodmac.com with your details and the number of people you are looking to send. 


9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

EMEARC: Keynote Interview

Akif Chaudhary

Principle Analyst, Corporate Research

Wood Mackenzie

10:00 AM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Is This the Start of a Super-Cycle?

11:00 AM


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote Interview with Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions Director,

1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Panel Discussion: What to Expect from COP26

2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel Discussion: The Future of Oil and Gas Through Asia's Energy Transition

3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Financing the Energy Transition

8:00 AM


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

APAC: Keynote Interview

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote Interview with Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo American

9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Achieving a 2-Degree Pathway

3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: China's Natural Resources Security and Climate Strategy


Speaker and Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please complete the form below if you are interested in speaking or sponsoring the 2024 Solar & Energy Storage Summit.

Sponsorship opportunities include; Thought Leadership, Brand Awareness, Exhibiting, and Hospitality.

Sponsorship Opportunities - Inquire Now


Platinum sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

We’re ONE from Michigan. ONE is a 200+ employee company. We are a company of respect, collaboration and trust — a company of friends. Collectively, we have vast electrical and automotive experience. Many of us have a long history of working towards common goals. We are proud that our team built and scaled the first U.S. lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cell and pack factories in Michigan.

Gold Sponsor

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries, with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment.  Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company's supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence.  As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our broad experience and deep expertise to advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry standards, and inspire and invent solutions.  

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support our customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries, with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment.

Gold Sponsor

Pine Gate Renewables is a fully integrated renewable energy company powering the clean energy transition. With one of the largest operational fleets and development pipelines in the nation, we provide renewable energy and storage solutions for utility and C&I partners across North America. We have a trusted history in executing utility-scale projects that generate cost-effective energy solutions and provide attractive long-term investment opportunities. Pine Gate builds projects with a community mindset and is committed to delivering sustainable value where we live, work and operate.

Gold Sponsor

Soltec is a vertically integrated company specialized in the photovoltaic solar energy industry. Soltec’s global operations and workforce of over 1500 people blend experience with innovation. The company has manufacturing facilities in Brazil and Spain, as well as offices in Argentina, Brazil, China, and Spain, as well as offices in Australia, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru and the United States. The company has a track record of over 17.5 GW.

Gold Sponsor

Solar4America Technology Inc. is an American manufacturer for solar modules, headquartered in Sacramento, CA. We manufacture a variety of American-made solar panels for residential, commercial, and utility projects. We have been investing extensively in state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and technologies in the U.S.

Gold Sponsor

Here at Toledo Solar, our mission is to provide state of the art 100% U.S. manufactured CdTe solar modules and related systems to residential, commercial, and industrial installers in the U.S. and around the world using solar power to reduce energy bills while decreasing the world's carbon footprint by employing a clean and abundant renewable energy source.

Silver Sponsor

Phoenix Contact is a global market leader based in Germany. We are known for our future-oriented components, systems, and solutions in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, and automation. With a global network reaching across more than 100 countries with over 20,000 employees, we stay in close contact with our customers, something we believe is essential for success.

Our wide variety of innovative products makes it easy for our customers to find future-oriented solutions for multiple applications and industries. We focus predominantly on the fields of energy, infrastructure, process, and factory automation.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities are available

They include Thought Leadership, Brand Awareness, Exhibiting, and Hospitality.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2023 Solar & Energy Storage Summit, contact Vanessa McKinney on sponsorship@woodmac.com or call + 44 20 3433 7101

Reasons to Partner with the Solar & Energy Storage Summit

  • Demonstrate thought leadership

  • Host one of our networking functions

  • Increase brand awareness and recognition

  • Launch your products & showcase innovations

    • The Solar & Energy Storage Summit attendees are industry decision-makers, purchasers, and influencers, seeking the latest business-enhancing technologies & innovative products.
  • Make sales & business transactions

    • The Summit is a key channel for high-profit business transactions. Position your brand in front of international delegates and explore new business opportunities.
  • Converse, collaborate & connect

    • The Summit will connect your company with the industry's most important stakeholders, enabling you to forge new partnerships and demonstrate your business strength, innovation, and expertise.
  • Be part of the leading solar & energy storage event

    • The Solar & Energy Storage Summit will be the best opportunity in 2023 to connect with the entire solar & energy storage value chain while gaining exclusive insights from our team of subject matter experts and leaders in the industry.

Tim Welton

Head of Power & Renewables Research

Wood Mackenzie

Anna Darmani

Lead Analyst, Energy Storage

Wood Mackenzie

Mfon Usoro

Senior Energy Analyst

Wood Mackenzie

Akif Chaudhary

Principle Analyst, Corporate Research

Wood Mackenzie

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