Our Events

Our events are a hub for doing business in the UK solar industry, building the relationships and helping you seal the deals to make your company grow. STA paid events bring together influencers and opinion shapers form the industry, government and other bodies. At our members only meetings and working groups, key decisions are made on the position that STA takes on important issues while allowing members to network with others in the industry. Our list of carefully selected partner events provide a pre-screened list of interesting and relevant events to attend. Click on the event categories or view the list below to learn more about upcoming events.

Past Events

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BGS Solar Energy Summit

  • November 20th- November 21st
  • Venue: Tunisia, Tunis

Solar Ireland 2017 Conference

  • November 28th- November 29th
  • Venue: Croke Park, Dublin

To be held in Croke Park, Dublin between 28-29 November, Solar Ireland 2017 will play host to key stakeholders in the Irish and international solar industry. The agenda will include sessions on; project development, utility scale solar, roof-top solar, policy support and implementation, best practice in planning, solar and community, solar and farming, grid connection, and financing solar amongst others. With an expected 350 delegates, 34 speakers, 7 panel sessions, and 25 exhibitors, Solar Ireland 2017 will be a master class in succeeding in solar on the island. This is the annual ‘go-to’ event for the solar industry in Ireland.

Future Energy & Finance

  • November 28th- November 30th
  • Venue: Business Design Centre, London

Renewable Futures and Green Energy Awards

  • November 28th - 09:00-23:00
  • Venue: Assembly Rooms

The Green Energy Awards is a night to remember, as we celebrate the success of the renewable energy industry. This year the awards will be celebrating the exciting projects and great companies driving the smart and sustainable energy revolution across the UK as well as the inspiring communities and people championing sustainable energy in the south west of England.

Grid Connected in St Barts at Christmas

  • December 4th- December 5th
  • Venue: St Barts Brewery

Grid Connected, in proud association with PSH Operations,cordially invites you to an evening of Christmas cheer, extraordinarily delicious canapes, craft beers and bangin’ beats from the one and only London DJ Jason King Esq.

Grid Connected has secured exclusive use of the St Bart’s Brewery hostelry for the evening of Monday 4th December from 6pm until 2am and which can be found at 66 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DY

O&M and Asset Management Conference

  • December 7th (All Day)
  • Venue: Bird & Bird, London

The Solar Trade Association and SolarPower Europe are bringing together first line experts on O&M and asset management to drive the discussion and work on standards and practices that the industry, the financial community and all the relevant stakeholders can benefit from.

New Build Working Group

  • December 13th- November 13th
  • Venue: TBD

The STA New Build Working Group leads on increasing deployment of solar PV and solar thermal on new build domestic and commercial buildings. We work with the government, the construction industry and the public to make sure that solar is they key solution to sustainable buildings.

STA Christmas Solarbration

  • December 13th- December 14th
  • Venue: The Horniman at the Hays

The STA is hosting it's annual festive drinks. We want to thank all our lovely members and friends for all their dedication and help this year so what better way to say thank you than with a cheeky pint and our priceless company. So please come eat, drink and be merry!

STA Scotland Working Group

  • January 24th - 09:30-16:30
  • Venue: Anderson Strathern, Edinburgh

STA Scotland, which is a sub-committee of the STA Board of Directors, coordinates the work of the STA in Scotland, both on solar PV and solar thermal, rooftop and ground mount. It is made up of two sub working groups, the STA Scotland Policy and Communications Working Group and the STA Scotland Rooftop Solar Working Group.

O&M Working Group

  • January 25th- October 24th
  • Venue: Bird & Bird

The STA O&M Working Group works to establish standards, best practice priorities and needs in O&M in the industry. Themes include health and safety, performance and operational optimisation, data management, monitoring and communication, and biodiversity.

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