North America Smart Energy Week


September 19-22, 2022
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, CA


Press Releases

  • Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at North America’s Largest Solar Power Trade Show

    September 11, 2015

    Alexandria, VA - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 11, 2015 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media | 202-670-5745 mobile **MEDIA ADVISORY** Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at North America’s Largest Solar Power Trade Show Trade Show Begins Monday, September 14 in Anaheim Vice President to Deliver Remarks on Wednesday, September 16   ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at Solar Power International (SPI), Sept. 14-17, 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.  Confirmed yesterday by the...

  • Global Reach: Solar Power International Selected for International Buyers Program

    June 23, 2015

    Alexandria, VA - Government-industry partnership drives $1 billion in new business for U.S. companies ALEXANDRIA, VA., June 23, 2015—In news that promises to further fuel global business activity at the solar energy industry’s preeminent conference and exhibition, Solar Power International (SPI) has been selected as a 2016 trade show participant in the U.S. Commercial Service’s International Buyers Program, SPI organizers announced. The International Buyers Program is a respected initiative that enhances exhibitors’ global opportunities by recruiting thousands of...

  • Solar Power International 2014 wraps growth-fueled, energized week

    October 30, 2015

    Alexandria, VA - Solar Power International 2014 wraps growth-fueled, energized week Major announcements from SEIA, SEPA highlight active week; SPI 2015 in Anaheim already at 75 percent of this year’s exhibit-space total.  ALEXANDRIA, VA., October 30, 2014—Solar Power International (SPI) 2014 concluded with strong momentum, becoming North America’s only major solar energy event that’s on a strong growth trajectory. Indicative of the top solar event on the continent, coupled with an industry on the move, SPI 2014 experienced...

  • Sec. of Energy Ernest Moniz to Attend Solar Power International

    July 10, 2015

    Washington, D.C. - Sec. of Energy Ernest Moniz to Attend Solar Power International WASHINGTON, DC – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) today announced that U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will keynote the general session at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, Oct. 22. In his cabinet role, Dr. Moniz implements critical Department of Energy missions in support of President Obama’s goals of growing the economy,...

  • 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...