New Mexico Solar Companies Invited To Meet German Delegation

Mar 18, 2014

  New Mexico solar companies are cordially invited to meet eight visiting German solar companies on 
Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 at the UNM Science Park Rotunda Room (801 University Blvd. SE, Albuquerque).

New Mexico solar companies will also have the opportunity to meet with resource representatives from: the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, New Mexico Economic Development Department (International Trade Division), New Mexico Partnership, New Mexico Public 
Regulation Commission, Sandia National Laboratories, PNM, the City of Albuquerque and Albuquerque Economic Development. 


Companies or organizations interested in participating in the discussion sessions or who wish to make an appointment with a specific company to meet at their place of business should contact: Mr. Mirko Wutzler, Director of Business Development for the German-American Chamber of Commerce at(415) 248-1243 or by email at:

Alternatively, companies may contact Mr. Stephan Helgesen, the Honorary German Consul, by phone at (505) 239-0008 or by email at:


German Solar Company Profiles




Thursday, April 3, 2014


Afternoon         Companies arrive for briefing on the state of the State's solar energy sector and on the                        City of Albuquerque


Mid-afternoon    Plant tour of Emcore


Early evening    Welcoming reception


Evening Open


Friday, April 4, 2014


9:00 am       Official opening - UNM Science Park, Rotunda Room (801 University Blvd SE)


9:15 am       Presentation by Jonathan Hawkins of PNM and a representative of the State of New                            Mexico Public Regulatory Commission


9:45 am       Presentation by Abe Ellis of Sandia National Laboratories and Brian K. Johnson of State                    of New Mexico Dept. of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources


10:30 am     One-on-one discussions with NM solar companies and resource persons (includes coffee                    break)


12:00 noon   Companies depart individually for NM solar company site visits


5:00 pm        Company appointments end


Evening Open