SPI 15 - 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 earlier this week by the Office of the Vice President, Biden's remarks will be part of the Wednesday, Sept. 16 General Session.


SPI is the largest solar power trade show in North America, with over 600 exhibitors and 15,000 attendees. This year's event includes more than 100 educational sessions and an Expo Hall with hundreds of exhibitors.

Continuing on its record-breaking trajectory, the United States solar industry surpassed 20 gigawatts (GW) of total operational solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during the second quarter of this year. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association's (SEIA) Q2 2015 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 1,393 megawatts of PV last quarter, showcasing both annual and quarterly growth.

Against this backdrop of dramatic growth, the Vice President will deliver remarks at SPI, becoming the first sitting Vice President to address any solar conference in North America.

WHAT: Vice President Joe Biden

WHERE: Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

WHEN: SPI begins Monday, September 14 and runs through
Thursday, September 17.

Vice President Biden will Deliver Remarks at
11:00am on Wednesday, September 16 in the 3rd Floor
Ballroom of the Convention Center.

HOW: Media interested in covering the Vice President's
remarks must register no later than 6:00pm PT, Tuesday,
September 15 by emailing Kristofer Eisenla at kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com.

To attend other general sessions of the conference, media can register by emailing Kristofer and/or connecting with him at the media check-in area on-site. Again, all media interested in covering the Vice President must be pre-registered by emailing kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com before 6:00PM Tuesday.

Note: The Vice President's speech is coverage only and there will be no separate interviews or availabilities although SEIA CEO Rhone Resch will conduct a media availability immediately after the Vice President's speech. All registered media covering the Vice President's speech must first check-in at SPI Registration on the first floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, and be set in Main Hall of the Convention Center by 10:00AM Wednesday, September 16th. No media will be allowed in after that time.

Contact Kristofer Eisenla at kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com for requests to interview SPI spokespersons including SEIA President & CEO Rhone Resch and SEPA President & CEO Julia Hamm.

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