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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Large Scale & Asset Management Working Group

  • January 24th - 13:00-15:00
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

The STA Large Scale and Asset Management working group leads on protecting existing assets from policy and tax risks, maximising value from existing assets— from O&M contracts to PPAs, and identifying new business models. A key topic of engagement has been working to improve dialogue with Distribution Network Operators on annual planning and outage management.

O&M Working Group

  • January 24th - 14:45-17:00
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

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.

Next steps for heat networks in the UK: regulation, consumer engagement, and innovation in technology and infrastructure

  • January 29th - 08:30-12:00
  • Venue: Central London

 

This timely seminar will assess the future for heat networks in the UK and potential measures to support the growth of the sector - looking in particular at investment, policy and regulation, and next steps for innovation in technology and infrastructure.

Solar Finance and Investment: Europe

  • January 29th- January 30th
  • Venue: London

’Now in its 6th year, Solar Finance & Investment Europe is firmly established as the must-attend event for solar developers, asset owners and financiers to understand the latest trends and opportunities in the European solar landscape.

Our members can benefit of 15% discount on the 2 days ticket, by using code ‘solar’. There are just few places left! View the agenda here (LINK: https://bit.ly/2VTlYqt )  and reserve your ticket now  (link: https://bit.ly/2FvxOS1).

Rushlight Show 2018

  • January 30th (All Day)
  • Venue: The Royal Society

The 10th Rushlight Show, kindly sponsored by Innovate UK, BEIS, Flanders Investment & Trade,  Carbon Limiting Technologies, Granted Consultancy, Venner Shipley, Prova PR, Everoze and Climate-KIC, is taking place on Wednesday 30 January 2019 at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London.  It is the leading event for cleantech companies and sustainable solutions to meet investors and financiers, corporate customers, government departments, advisers and intermediaries in the heart of London.

STA Scotland Working Group

  • January 31st (All Day)
  • Venue: Anderson Strathern

STA Scotland, a sub-committee of the STA Board of Directors, coordinates the work of the STA in Scotland. The branch is helping to shape policy decisions that will enable Scotland to fully realise its potential for solar and storage applications within the electricity, heat and transport sectors. The working group focuses on removing barriers such as business rates, grid constraints, building standards, and planning frameworks and has a track record of delivering material outcomes to industry.

FutureBuild 2019

  • March 5th- March 7th
  • Venue: ExCel London

Next steps for driving innovation in the UK energy sector: collaboration, commercialisation and the impact of policy

  • March 7th - 08:30-13:00
  • Venue: Central London

This seminar will discuss next steps for supporting innovation in UK energy generation, and delivering leadership in new energy technology.

Scotland Build 2019

  • March 20th- March 21st
  • Venue: SEC Glasgow

Scotland Build 2019, now in its fourth year, is Scotland's leading and largest construction show dedicated entirely to opportunities in building, construction, architecture and design across Scotland.

Scotland Build is free-to-attend and is like a Who's Who of the built environment industry. Attendees include Scotland's main contractors, architects, civil engineers, developers, local councils, construction professionals and more. The show features 150+ exhibitors, 150+ CPD-accredited conference sessions across 5 conference theatres, Meet the Buyer sessions and incredible networking opportunities.

Scotland Build is not your average construction show. Scotland Build believes that doing business should be fun and includes the popular Festival of Construction with live comedy acts, entertainment, celebrity guests, live music, prize giveaways and much more.

Solar World Congress 2019

  • April 11th- July 11th
  • Venue: Santiago, Chile

As in 2017 ISES is pleased to be holding the Solar World Congress 2019 together with the lEA SHC International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling 2019. Chile, with a growing renewable energy industry, committed research community and strong renewable policies, is the perfect location for the SWC 2019 and SHC 2019 which will cover the full spectrum of topics shaping the renewable energy transformation, from technologies, to policies, finance and education.

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