Summit Partnership is an opportunity to position your company at the heart of the transformation of the energy sector. We are proud to have worked with our 2017 Partners below and we look forward to working with them and others in 2018!

2017 Summit Partners

Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see

As a global leader in engineering and manufacturing, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group delivers innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries from commercial aviation and transportation to power plants and gas turbines, and from machinery and infrastructure to integrated defense and space systems. For more information, please visit the MHI website at and SPECTRA, our online media, at

MHPS is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. and is enabling the power plant of the future.  Headquartered in Lake Mary, Fla., MHPS Americas employs more than 2,000 in the Americas and has the world’s most modern heavy duty gas turbine and steam turbine factory, located in Savannah, Ga.  MHPS, the leader in advanced class gas turbines has maintained an industry record of the highest reliability and energy efficiency for the last 17 years.

MHPS Americas utilizes OEM and non-OEM parts and repair centers to provide service, parts and repairs to a rapidly expanding installed base throughout the Americas.  Products and services for the electric power generation industry include the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbines, steam turbines, geothermal turbines, boiler and environmental control systems.

2017 Industry Partners

Direct Energy
Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest energy and energy-related services providers with nearly five million residential and commercial customers. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit

Centrica is the largest energy supplier in the UK, under the British Gas brand, one of the largest in Ireland, significant in parts of Canada and one of the largest independent suppliers in the United States.  Centrica also supplies services to homes and businesses.  In total they have 28 million customer accounts, supplying them with energy and services to light and heat their homes.

Flex Ltd. is the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Flextronics. Flex – Live Smarter™

For over 100 years, Leclanché has been at the forefront of Energy Storage.

The company provides complete energy storage solutions to ensure electricity is available anywhere, at any time and for everyone.

Leclanché energy storage systems are designed for stable, reliable and green energy supply at the level of electricity grids, industrial facilities, offices and homes. The company also offers integrated solutions for e-transport, playing a central role in the energy revolution and bringing quality European engineering sand manufacturing to global markets

Nuclear Matters is a national coalition that works to raise awareness of the positive economic and carbon-free benefits of nuclear energy, and the vital role that nuclear plants play in providing clean electricity to tens of millions of households and businesses around the country. The coalition supports policy solutions that properly value nuclear energy as a reliable, affordable, safe and carbon-free electricity resource that is essential to America’s energy future.

Sungrow is a global leading PV inverter system solution supplier with over 31GW installed worldwide as of December 2016. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Renxian Cao, Sungrow is a global leader in R&D in solar inverters, with numerous patents and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter systems as well as energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications. With a 20-year track record of growth and success, Sungrow has established 16 subsidiaries worldwide located throughout the Americas, APAC, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, maintaining a market share of over 10% in the world.

Sungrow possesses a dynamic R&D team which accounts for over 30% of the company’s total workforce. The company has also invested its own in-house testing center approved by UL, CSA, TÜV Rheinland, and TÜV SÜD. In 2016, Sungrow launched a new storage inverter factory, setting its combined annual manufacturing capacity at 18 GW for PV inverters and 3 GW for storage inverters.

In 2016, Sungrow has unveiled the world’s highest output string inverter – rated at 125kW (1500Vdc) – and became the first PV inverter supplier that provides both central and string inverters rated at 1500Vdc. Learn more about Sungrow by visiting

As one of the world’s most innovative energy companies, SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) provides customers with cost-competitive, high performance solar solutions. Energy companies, utilities, businesses and governments around the globe rely on SunPower’s more than 30 years of proven experience. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, SunPower has customer-focused employees in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. For more information about how SunPower is changing the way our world is powered, visit

2017 Sponsors

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