Windustry Partners with the Midwest Solar Expo & Smart Energy Symposium

Industry leaders converge in Minnesota for leading regional solar and smart energy event


Minneapolis, MN, March 10, 2017 — Windustry announces a partnership with the 4th Annual Midwest Solar Expo and Smart Energy Symposium and furthers the event’s mission to strengthen the regional solar and clean energy economy. This May 22-24 in Minneapolis, the Midwest Solar Expo conference and exhibition will bring together 450+ solar and clean energy leaders from across the country looking to expand or enter into the growing Midwest market. The Midwest Solar Expo offers attendees the latest market insights, technical training and networking opportunities.

The conference will feature an all-star line-up of speakers from across the business and government supply chain, exhibitors, NABCEP-accredited training workshops and networking receptions. The 2017 event is co-located with the Smart Energy Symposium, focused on the latest smart energy innovations including smart grid, energy storage, IoT and more. The Midwest Solar Expo caters to a range of players from leading solar developers, installers, manufacturers, distributors, financiers, EPCs, utilities, policy-makers, government officials, trade associations and other stakeholders interested in building robust regional solar markets.  

Don’t miss your chance to join Windustry and renewable energy leaders, like 2017 keynote speakers:

  • Jim Hughes, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eos Energy Storage and former CEO of First Solar; and
  • Matt Roberts, Executive Director of the Energy Storage Association.

Preliminary Breakout session topics include:

  • Engaging Commercial Adopters
  • The Rise of BIPV: Declining Costs Creating New Opportunities
  • Emerging Business Models for Co-Ops and Munis
  • Project Origination to Interconnection: The Road to Community & Utility-Scale Solar Success
  • Collaborative Policy for Midwest Solar: A State-by-State Showcase
  • Navigating the Solar Software Ecosystem
  • Winning Technology Strategies for Midwest Markets

“Minnesota continues to be a testing ground for innovative solar policies and business models,” said Jake Rozmaryn, conference director of the Midwest Solar Expo. “The companies and organizations that are operating in this market have demonstrated their commitment to growing solar across the region.” 

To register or learn more, visit or contact [email protected].

About the Midwest Solar Expo

The Midwest Solar Expo is an annual solar energy conference and exhibition that brings together hundreds of executives and stakeholders from along the solar industry supply chain to advance Midwest markets through premium education, training and networking. Now in its fourth year, the Midwest Solar Expo has solidified itself as the region’s leading solar business, technology and networking event.  Now co-located with the Smart Energy Symposium.

Visit to learn more. 


Media Contact:

Sharona Kohn
[email protected]
866.945.9445 ext. 703

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