Our Events

Our events are a hub for doing business in the UK solar industries, 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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Solar Heat Working Group

  • October 17th - 14:00-16:30
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

The Solar Trade Association Solar Heat Working Group (STA Solar Heat WG) brings together the STA members that have an interest in the use of solar energy for thermal processes, i.e. solar heating or cooling. The STA Solar Heat WG provides STA members with a platform to engage constructively with HM Government on policy, stimulate collaborative innovation, promote public understanding of the use of solar energy for thermal processes and facilitate good industry practice.

Chair: Dr Richard Hall, Energy Transitions Limited

Renewables After Brexit: get your business ready

  • October 22nd (All Day)
  • Venue: Friends House, Euston

As the 31 October EU Exit date approaches, we know that many businesses are suffering from a great deal of uncertainty of the impact on them, deal or no deal.

STA Scotland Working Group

  • November 5th - 09:00-16:00
  • Venue: Anderson Strathern, Edinburgh

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.

G99 & G100: Grid Connection and Export Limitation

  • November 6th- July 1st
  • Venue: Solar Trade Association

This 1-day course covers the connection of large scale embedded generators to the distribution network. It is suitable for contractors installing solar PV systems, wind turbines and batteries up to around 50MW. Where candidates are going on to complete G99 applications on behalf of a client, Narec DE can provide follow-on consultancy to assist with securing grid connections.

STA members receive a 50% discount.

Financing subsidy-free Solar in a changing regulatory environment

  • November 27th - 09:00-17:00
  • Venue: Bird & Bird LLP

 

 

O&M and Asset Management 2019

  • December 5th (All Day)
  • Venue: Bird&Bird

Join us on December 5 2019 at Bird&Bird LLP for the STA and SolarPower Europe's annual O&M and Asset Management conference.

This event is now in its fourth year running, and has become the highlight of the O&M calendar. Tickets sold out last year, so register now to avoid disappointment.

  • Members meetings
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  • STA Scotland
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