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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COVID-19: Impacts 4

  • April 9th - 10:00-11:00
  • Venue: Webinar

Join the STA for an essential update on COVID-19 and how the UK lockdown affects your business. In addition to providing a round-up of the latest government advice and support packages, we will continue to explore challenges emerging on the ground in the UK, including delays as a result of staff shortages, lack of components and postponed grid connections, and how the planning system could be adapted to accommodate overrunning projects.

New Build Working Group

  • April 22nd - 13:00-14:00
  • Venue: N/A - Online

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.

You can sign up for this webinar here

Please note this is for STA Members Only.

PV Rooftop Working Group

  • April 22nd - 14:20-15:20
  • Venue: N/A - Online

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.

You can sign up for the webinar here

Please note this is for STA members only.

Residential Energy Storage Working Group

  • April 22nd - 15:40-16:40
  • Venue: N/A - Online

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.

You can sign up for the webinar here

Please note this is for STA Members only.

STA Scotland Working Group

  • April 28th - 10:00-12:15
  • Venue: N/A-Online

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.

This will be held as a webinar.

Rooftop O&M: Update ( Webinar)

  • April 28th - 14:00-16:00
  • Venue: N/A - Online

This webinar will give an update on key issues in the maintenance of Rooftop PV.

Solar Heat Working Group

  • May 7th - 14:00-16:00
  • Venue: N/A - Online

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

Please note you must be a STA member to participate.

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Installer 2020

  • May 12th- May 14th
  • Venue: Ricoh Arena

Held annually in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena from 12-14 May, Installer2020 will connect over 150 suppliers with a visitor audience of over 5,000 people.

 

All-Energy 2020

  • May 13th- May 14th
  • Venue: SEC Centre

All-Energy is the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy event, returning to Glasgow’s SEC on the 13th and 14th of May 2020. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business with 250+ exhibitors and hear from 600+ expert speakers from across all industry sectors in 50+ FREE conference sessions.

Setting Sights on Scottish Solar:The Decade To Come- CANCELLED

  • May 27th - 09:00-17:00
  • Venue: Glasgow City Hall

Join us in Glasgow on May 27 for the annual STA Scotland Conference.

  • Members Meetings
  • Partner Events
  • STA Paid Events
  • STA Scotland
  • Training Opportunities
  • Webinars
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