2017 General Session

Opening General Session

Solar Power Northeast 2017 Opening General Session

Solar power demand continues to accelerate in the Northeast.  This growth, attributed to early adoption of advanced smart technologies paired with forward thinking public policy and private demand, has helped create three top-ten solar states locally (NY, NJ, MA).  Our opening general session will investigate what keeps this market moving - from policies that drive economic prosperity, to the role solar is playing in the distributed energy market, and the ways we can work together to carry this momentum in to 2017 and beyond. The session will feature:


Abigail Ross Hopper
President and Chief Executive Officer, Solar Energy Industries Association


Tanuj Deora
Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Smart Electric Power Alliance


Richard Kauffman
Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York
* Mr. Kauffman will receive the Solar Champion Award.

About Solar Power Northeast

Solar Power Northeast, formerly known as PV America, attracts well over 1,000 northeast PV leaders, manufacturers, and service providers looking to grow their business in the Northeast US. The sold out exhibit hall provides attendees one-on-one interaction with industry leaders. Solar Power Northeast is 2017's foremost solar event for in the region. Find out who attends the event.