Intersolar South America: São Paulo Solar Energy Exhibition Breaks Record

Doors open tomorrow to the 5th Intersolar South America at Expocenter Norte

São Paulo, August 22, 2016: Visitors from more than 33 countries have already registered to this year's Intersolar South America. They will meet 176 exhibitors from 12 countries - a year-on-year rise of 60%. The exhibition area has also been expanded by 100%. The show offers a treasure trove of exhibitors from Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers, developers, systems integrator and research agencies.

"We see Intersolar South America as a must-attend event. It's the ideal location to meet key players face-to-face and forge links to potential partners. Obviously, we're banking on many others being there and look forward to meeting as many visitors as possible.", states Denise Ronco of the Renewable & Clean Energy Division at THESAN, one of 176 exhibitors waiting for the big show opening on August 23 at the Expocenter Norte.

10,000 visitors are expected to network at the exhibition. Admission is free and the doors will be open until August 25. The exhibition will be accompanied by a three-day conference aimed at installation technicians, distributors, developers, investors, utility companies and policy makers. Beside the focus on photovoltaics, the conference will also address solar heating, with its partner DASOL-ABRAVA. A variety of leading Brazilian and international experts will talk at the event in a series of debates on current funding options for solar technology, not only in Brazil but also in other Latin American countries. Other important topics that will be covered include funding, business models, best practice, policies and technology options. As in the past, there will also be special workshops for installation technicians, engineers and master's students.

About Intersolar
With events spanning four continents, Intersolar is the world's leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solar power in our energy supply.

Intersolar South America is the largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry in South America. It takes place at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, Brazil.

The event's exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners in the global solar industry.

115 exhibitors and more than 9,000 trade visitors attended Intersolar South America in 2015. 91 speakers and more than 817 attendees discussed current industry topics and shed light on the conditions surrounding technological, market and political developments at the accompanying conference.

With 25 years of experience, Intersolar has the unique ability to bring together members of the solar industry from across the world's most influential markets. Intersolar exhibitions and conferences are held in Munich, San Francisco, Mumbai, São Paulo, and, starting in 2016, in Dubai. These global events are complemented by the Intersolar Summits, which take place in emerging and growing markets worldwide.

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