Intersolar North America & EES is the most-attended solar energy industry exhibition and conference in the US held every year in San Francisco in close partnership with CALSEIA.   

About Intersolar North America

Intersolar North America takes place each July in the heart of North America’s largest solar market: California. Since its establishment in 2008, Intersolar North America has become the most-attended solar event (about 18,000 professionals) and the premier networking platform for the North American solar industry. The exhibition focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, energy storage, smart renewable energy and solar heating & cooling technologies, and is co-located with ees North America and SEMICON West. Intersolar North America has become the international industry's meeting point for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, installers and integrators, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

Exhibition: July, 11-13, 2017
Conference: July 10-12, 2017

Exhibition:   550 exhibitors | 18,000 visitors

Conference: 85 sessions, workshops, tours and networking events

Areas of Focus: Photovoltaics | Energy Storage | Solar Heating & Cooling | Smart Renewable Energy


Now in its tenth year, the Intersolar AWARD series recognizes the most innovative solutions in the solar industry. To embrace the changing market landscape, Intersolar has incorporated a new category within the prestigious Outstanding Solar Projects segment: Smart Renewable Energy.  

The Smart Renewable Projects award focuses on the combination of energy generation, storage, grid integration and energy management. Participants are invited to submit projects and intelligent solutions that analyze and optimize power generation and consumption, as well as those that interconnect various technologies, and thereby help to create smart concepts for managing and storing renewable energy.  

Any company or project owner set to exhibit at one of the global Intersolar or ees events in 2017 is eligible to submit projects, products and services for consideration. Since 2008, the AWARD committee has received 908 submissions from 45 different countries, and 97 nominations have been awarded the prize to date.

Application Closed
AWARD Ceremony: May 31, 2017

About EES North America

Covering the entire value chain of innovative battery and energy storage technologies, ees North America is the ideal platform for all stakeholders in the rapidly growing energy storage market. It takes place in the epicenter of the U.S. storage market: California - set to be the largest energy storage market in the world! Co-located with Intersolar North America, North America's most-attended solar event, ees North America provides the best opportunity to explore energy storage systems in combination with PV and beyond. In 2015, 74 energy storage exhibitors and 17,835 visitors participated in the co-located events. ees North America is part of the ees global exhibition series. Together with ees Europe in Munich, and ees India in Mumbai, ees events are represented on three continents.

Exhibition: July, 11-13, 2017
Conference: July 10-12, 2017

Exhibition: 100 exhibitors | 18,000 visitors

Areas of Focus: Rechargeable Batteries |Energy Storage Systems |Charging Technologies |
Battery Production Equipment and Materials

CALSEIA At Intersolar

Exclusive Member Benefits

As CALSEIA members, sign up now for Intersolar North America 2017, and qualify for exclusive deals:

  • 25% booth space discount for CALSEIA members only.
  • Co-exhibit in an extremely cost-effective “All-in-one-Exhibit Solution” in CALSEIA’s California Pavilion
  • 20% Discount on Intersolar’s first-class conference programs at the InterContinental Hotel.
  • Complimentary “Expo Hall Passes.” No limitations as with competing events.
  • Special member rates for Contractor Day 2017. 

Solar Summerfest

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 5pm-10pm
AT&T Park

CALSEIA's annual Solar Summerfest, held every year at Intersolar North America, engages a wide range of conference attendees, exhibitors, and visitors of the exhibition. With cocktails, complimentary beer, wine and appetizers in the new and exciting setting of the AT&T Park, this is the perfect venue for unwinding from the day or continuing your business discussions. Held on the opening night of the show and attended by nearly 2,500 people, this fundraising event is crucial to CALSEIA’s ability to represent the industry and advocate for effective solar policy that strongly impacts solar policy in California and nationally. 

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contractor DAY

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 

This is not your typical conference experience. CALSEIA’s Contractor Day is an all-day all-inclusive package deal designed for both the sales and installation teams of your contracting business. Package includes six workshops, full day pass to Intersolar's Expo Hall, and a complimentary ticket to Solar Summerfest. 

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CALSEIA Conference Sessions

See the schedule and read descriptions of Intersolar and ees Programs. Hear from our experts at select workshops and conference sessions organized by CALSEIA. Members get 20% off conference registration. 

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Champion of Change Award


The "Intersolar Champion of Change AWARD" is being hosted by Intersolar in close partnership with CALSEIA for the fourth time this year. The ceremony is attended by prominent dignitaries, and brings together Intersolar exhibitors, visitors, and decision-makers from the international solar world, as well as media representatives from both home and abroad.