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.

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STA Scotland Working Group

  • August 2nd - 09:00-17:00
  • 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.

Scottish Renewables’ Solar Conference 2018

  • September 4th (All Day)
  • Venue: COSLA

Join Scottish Renewables in Edinburgh to hear about the role of solar in Scotland’s future energy system and the changes required to secure the future of the sector.

Large Scale & Asset Management Working Group

  • September 6th - 11:00-13:00
  • Venue: Bird&Bird

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

  • September 6th - 14:00-17:00
  • 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.

Energy Networks

  • September 6th - 18:00-22:00
  • Venue: The Sahara Room, Jewel Piccadilly

Smart Energy Professionals' Networking Event, mixing business with pleasure. Organised by Energy Networks in association with the Solar Trade Association.

Future Resource Expo

  • September 12th- September 13th
  • Venue: NEC

Future Resource is the leading water & energy management event in the UK - showcasing the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector to the industry’s most influential names and organisations.

Energy Networks

  • October 16th- October 17th
  • Venue: The High Line New York Bar, Genting Hotel

Take the opportunity to meet up with all those smart energy people you wanted to speak to during day one of Solar & Storage Live but didn't get round to!

O&M and Asset Management 2018

  • December 6th (All Day)
  • Venue: Bird&Bird

Join us on December 6 2018 at Bird&Bird LLP for the STA and SolarPower Europe's annual O&M and Asset Management conference, where we will be exploring a number of key topics.

This event is now in its third year running, and has become the highlight of the O&M calendar, so be sure to save the date in your diary, and keep an eye open for further announcements in the coming weeks.

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