The Solar + Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA) -- a SEIA affiliate -- is excited and proud to announce the 5th annual SESA Summit, to take place August 16-18, 2021 as a fully in-person event (with proof of vaccination, as per venue) at the beautiful Vivo Beach Club in San Juan, PR.  Join us at this meeting of leaders and collaborators committed to our shared vision of transformation and growth of sustainable energy in Puerto Rico. 


Why now:

  • The Solar+Energy Storage market is sizzling hot in PR
  • 30% year-over-year growth rate of residential / commercial market
  • PR law and energy regulator order for 3,750 MW of renewables, with 1500 MW of storage, to be constructed by 2025
  • $Billions in federal funding is finally flowing due to Biden Administration support


Why attend?

  • Network with PR industry leaders in politics and regulation
  • Learn about current and future opportunities
  • Develop relationships with potential business partners
  • Deep sponsor and ticket discounts for SESA-PR members 
  • Discount to SEI training courses on August 24 


Hotel:

Special rate of $289 at the Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort, a short walk from the Vivo Beach Club. Click here to book, or call inhouse reservations at 787-999-6500. You must reserve before July 30th.


Become a sponsor:

Stand out at the SESA Summit. Contact us at events@sesapr.org or call us - for Spanish, call Laura at 787-205-9204; for English, call Sharona at 301-523-5335.


SPONSORSHIPS



All Island Sponsor: $15,000

Includes the following:

  • Ten (10) full conference tickets
  • Five (5) extra guests at Opening Reception
  • Premium branding
  • Promotional e-blast (pre or post event)
  • Premium exhibit space
  • Introduce keynote speaker
  • One-on-one meeting with VIP of choice
  • Ten verbal Thank You's during event
  • Four (4) 30-second video plays
  • Address audience for 5-minutes
  • Prime social media recognition
  • Attend VIP event

Terawatt Sponsor: $10,000

Includes the following:

  • Eight (8) full conference tickets
  • Three (3) extra guests at Opening Reception
  • Premium branding
  • Premium exhibit space
  • Introduce session
  • Six (6) verbal Thank You's during event
  • Three (3) 30-second video plays
  • Address audience for 2-minutes
  • Social media promotion
  • Attend VIP event 

Gigawatt Sponsor: $7,500

Includes the following:

  • Six (6) full conference tickets
  • Two (2) extra guests at Opening Reception
  • Branding on all promo materials
  • Exhibit space
  • Four (4) verbal Thank You's during event
  • Two (2) 30-second video plays
  • Introduce session
  • Social media promotion
  • Attend VIP event

Megawatt Sponsor: $5,000

Includes the following:

  • Four (4) full conference tickets
  • Branding on all promo materials
  • Three (3) verbal Thank You's during event
  • One (1) 30-second video play
  • Social media promotion
  • Attend VIP event

Kilowatt Sponsor: $3,500

Includes the following:

  • Two (2) full conference tickets
  • Branding on all promo materials
  • Two (2) verbal Thank You's during event
  • Social media promotion

Custom Sponsor Package: Price TBD

Select from the following:

  • Branded opening reception sponsor
  • Branded coffee break sponsor
  • Branded lunch sponsor
  • Branded after party sponsor
  • Branded happy hour sponsor
  • Lanyard sponsor (SOLD)
  • Branded VIP event sponsor
  • Branded workshop sponsor
Agenda
Monday, August 16
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us at the oceanside Las Brisas, Courtyard by Marriott - Isla Verde Beach Resort hotel as we meet and greet friends and enjoy some drinks and appetizers
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday, August 17
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Check in at the Welcome Center and pick up your badge, then enjoy some breakfast while you start networking
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
The Hon. Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of Puerto Rico
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Where are we on the path to Implementing our 100% Renewable Energy Law?
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Developing the Utility Scale: Finally moving Forward?
Virtual Power Plants: Pathways to Reality
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Ideal Incentive Design
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM
Stopping Solar Taxes: Solving PREPA's Debt Puzzle in a Win-Win way
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
How Efficiency & Demand Response drives Virtual Power Plant growth
Meeting Commercial & Industrial Demand for Solar & Storage
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Enjoy drinks while we chat and network with friends and colleagues.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
More drinks, paella, and music!
Wednesday, August 18
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Jigar Shah discusses Federal Support: Boosting Puerto Rico's Growth of Solar & Storage
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
CDBG's: How unprecedented amounts of HUD funding can save lives after the next Hurricane Maria.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Federal Incentives & Support for Solar & Storage
Interconnecting all these Renewables: Net Metering, Interconnection, & Hosting Capacity
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Regulating our way to 100% Renewables: Regulator Spotlight
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM
Electric Vehicles: Are we ready for rapid growth?
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Synergy together until we meet again
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Speakers
Governor
Puerto Rico
Executive VP of Government & Regulatory Affairs
Sunnova
Associate Commissioner
Puerto Rico Energy Bureau
Deputy Secretary - CDBG-DR Program
Departamento de la Vivienda
Executive Director
Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority
Director, Loan Programs Office
US Department of Energy
Founder
Solar And Fire Education (SAFE)
Senior Director, Market Dev. & Policy
Sunrun
Co-Founder & Partner
Carpe Diem Developers
Director, Growth & Development
Wärtsilä
Principal - Africa, Islands, SE Asia Program
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Chief Regulatory Officer
LUMA Energy
Energy Regulatory & General Counsel
Máximo Solar
Board Member
Puerto Rico Financial Oversight & Management Board
Marketing Director
inverSOL
Principal Consultant
VEIC
Chairman
Puerto Rico Energy Bureau
Director of Sales & Marketing
Glenn Internatnional
Caribbean Regional Manager
Tetra Tech
Director
WindMar Home
Managing Member
RL Legal & Consulting Services
Associate Commissioner
Puerto Rico Energy Bureau
Corporate Attorney & General Counsel
Chief Policy Officer
Solar+Energy Storage Association of PR (SESA-PR)
Attorney
McConnell Valdés
Sponsors
All Island Sponsors
Gigawatt & LANYARD SPONSOR
Gigawatt Sponsors
Megawatt Sponsors
Kilowatt Sponsors
Education Partners
LOCATION
Vivo Beach Club, 7000 Carr. 187 RR2, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00979
Map
Location: Vivo Beach Club, 7000 Carr. 187 RR2, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00979

SESA Summit Conference Code of Conduct

All attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.  We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everyone.  The SESA Summit aims to provide a harassment-free experience, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or technology choices.  Additionally, sexual language or imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, dinners, and social media. Attendees violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.  For problems, please contact our staff.

COVID-19 Guidelines:

We expect this to be a fully in person event. However, the venue policy only allows people with proof of vaccination to attend.  Participants will be required to comply at all times with current COVID requirements of Puerto Rico, the venue, and the event. This could mean being required to wear a mask at all times except when eating or drinking, and could mean a strict amount of physical distancing.  Also please take all appropriate precautions when mingling with other people, especially inside buildings. Thank you!