Solar Power Generation USA 2012 once again saw an impressive agenda and speaker line up but also welcomed some exciting new formats.

Now widely acknowledged as being one of the most crucial events of the US utility scale solar power generation calendar, the award winning Solar Power Generation Conference and Exhibition will brings together the key players for large scale solar power generation in the US.
With more in depth and focussed streams, a day dedicated to structured networking and roundtable discussions to meet key players face to face, the return of the charity golf tournament and the introduction of the Solar Power Generation awards, the 2012 event was an action packed week in Las Vegas!

    • 350+ attendees in 2011, over 60% director+ level.
    • Over 60 expert speakers in new dedicated CSP, PV and CPV streams, drilling down into technologies and projects in more detail.
    • The best networking opportunities New roundtable sessions and online networking.
    • Utility lead: More utilities that at any other solar conference.
    • Sold out exhibition halls. 

View the impressive 2012 agenda 

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Award Winning

On the 17th June 2011, Solar Power Generation 2011 was awarded the honour of being named Best American Conference at the 2011 conference awards. We would like to thank all the speakers, sponsors and participants who helped make the event a great success!


Take a look at the 2012 speaker line-up

Bobby Hollis, Executive, Renewable Energy, NV Energy

Bobby Hollis, Executive, Renewable Energy, NV Energy 

Carmine A. Tilghman, Director - Renewable Energy Resources, UniSource Energy

Carmine A. Tilghman, Director - Renewable Energy Resources, UniSource Energy

Greg Munro, Chief Executive Officer, La Plata Electric Association

Greg Munro, Chief Executive Officer, La Plata Electric Association 

Felicia Bellows, Senior Vice President of Development,Torresol

Felicia Bellows, Senior Vice President of Development, Torresol

Raimund D. Grube, President & Chief Operating Officer, North America, Element Power

Raimund D. Grube, President & Chief Operating Officer,  North America, Element Power

Mark E. Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eurus Energy America

Mark E. Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eurus Energy America

 James Sahagian, Vice President, Commercial Development, Sempra Generation 

    Martha Symko-Davies, Research Senior Supervisor, NREL & Director, CPV Consortium

    Martha Symko-Davies, Research Senior Supervisor, NREL & Director, CPV Consortium

    See a complete list of speakers for Solar Power Generation USA 2012

    At a glance 2012 Agenda

    Mon 30 Jan
    Tue 31 Jan
    Conference Day 1  
      Wed 1 Feb
    Conference Day 2    
    Thu 2 Feb
    Conference Day 3  

    Charity Golf Tournament

    Keynote Session

    Solar Market Trends

    Utility Session

    Project Finance

    Grid Connection

    CSP Planning & Project Development

    Awards Lunch

    CSP Planning & Project Development

    Stream Round Up

    Networking Brunch

    Structured Networking & Activity Roundtables

    Training Course

    Introduction to Solar CSP & its coexistence with PV 

    PV Planning & Project Development

    PV Planning & Project Development

    CPV Development

    Utility Scale Plant Operation & Maintenance

      SPG Exhibition