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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Webinar:  Co-location revenue opportunities and challenges

  • November 19th - 10:00-11:00
  • Venue: Webinar

This webinar is essential learning for understanding the opportunities and challenges of co-locating generation and storage assets with solar installations. Led by Cornwall Insight experts, this webinar will explain the different types of co-location approaches being adopted within the GB electricity market including ‘front of meter’ and ‘behind the meter’ installations that couple solar PV technology with other renewables, batteries or gas-fired generation assets.

Biodiversity and species protection – net gain, governance and local approaches

  • November 21st - 08:30-13:00
  • Venue: Central London

This seminar will discuss the next steps for promoting and protecting biodiversity across England.

 

Delegates will examine the impact of potential changes emerging from the Agriculture and Environment bills including the introduction of public goods and the evolving regulatory system.

Financing subsidy-free Solar in a changing regulatory environment

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

 

 

Energy Systems: Storage 2019

  • December 2nd - 12:30-17:30
  • Venue: Eversheds Sutherland

Renewable generators are producing more power than ever. With more in variable renewable generation, flexible technologies and storage will play an increasingly important role in balancing and supporting the system, providing a range of services in a flexible, distributed electricity system. Storage technologies are key to increasing and using renewable electricity efficiently, and, in combination with renewables and smart technologies at utility scale through to household level, are already giving opportunities for companies to create new services and business models. Where do we go from here?

O&M and Asset Management 2019

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

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.

PV Rooftop Working Group

  • January 23rd - 12:00-14:30
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

The STA PV Rooftop and Storage Working Group leads on the domestic and commercial rooftop market. It discusses cost reductions, stakeholder engagement, impacts of Feed-in Tariff and Renewables Obligation policy and produces guides to help installers. The group also discusses technical issues surrounding G83, G59, MCS standards and fire safety standards.

Residential Energy Storage Working Group

  • January 23rd - 14:30-17:00
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

The STA Residential Energy Storage working group aims to responsibly and sustainably grow the residential and commercial storage market by supporting different business models and increasing connections with the broader smart power industry, such as EVs and smart home appliances. Regulatory clarity, including the VAT and business rates treatment of storage features heavily in the sessions. The group also discusses design and installation standards, grid-related issues including charging and metering, aggregation services and the development of new storage-enabling tariffs.

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