Past Events


Solar & Storage Live

  • December 2nd- December 4th
  • Venue: NEC Birmingham

Over 4000 visitors will attend the 3-day exhibition being exposed to 200+ exhibitors and 250+ speakers from across the Solar, Battery/ Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle industries. With several open theatres across the exhibition floor, the 2020 event will cover solar energy, energy storage, EVs, and responsive and future power across residential, commercial, industrial and utility scales for the UK, European and international markets. For more information, please click here.


  • December 2nd- December 4th
  • Venue: NEC Birmingham

Dates: 2 to 4 December 2020 | Venue: Hall 3A, NEC, Birmingham, UK

Complementing Solar & Storage Live for 2020, we will be introducing ChargEV as a co-located event covering the entire EV value chain. The idea being to create a marketplace where technology and solution providers can showcase their advancements to end-users, suppliers, infrastructure providers, authorities & councils, policy makers etc…. therefore, enabling and accelerating the mass adoption of EVs. For more information, please click here.

Solar Quality 2020 (O&M, AM & EPC)

  • November 23rd- November 25th
  • Venue: TBC

The annual “O&M and Asset Management” event has been rebranded to “Solar Quality” to expand the scope and bring together experts from the fields of O&M, Asset Management and EPC to advance long-term quality of Europe’s solar power plants.

Join our community of experts on 23-25 November in London for the most informative, yet cost-effective conference of the sector.

This year's conference, organised by SolarPower Europe and the Solar Trade Association will bring together the Solar Quality community to cover a wide range of key topics:

•Launch of the EPC Best Practice Guidelines version 1.0

•Building business resilience and sustaining growth in the wake of Covid-19

•Utility-scale operation and maintenance (O&M) in solar: the latest trends and innovations

•Risk, reward and repowering: Launch of the Asset Management Best Practice Guidelines version 2.0

•Improving maintenance of rooftop portfolios: Launch of Rooftop O&M Best Practice Guidance Version 1.0

•Environmental management: the business case for solar farms to promote natural capital

Speakers to be confirmed shortly.

You can sign up to the event here

Webinar: Renewables After Brexit

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

Join the STA on Thursday 19 November at 10am to explore Renewables after Brexit.

With fewer than 8 weeks left to prepare for Brexit and uncertainty still looming, we will be hearing from experts at Gowling WLG and Frontier Economics on what to expect in terms of new regulations and supply-chain management at our final webinar of the year.

Speakers Include:

> Sam Street,Manager at Frontier Economics
> Bernardine Adkins,Partner at Gowling WLG
> Ashley Hibben,Lead Policy Adviser - UK/EU Energy and Climate at BEIS

Please note this webinars is for members only. Please contact for the password.

This webinar is kindly sponsored by Goodwe.

RE-Source UK Virtual Series – Public Sector

  • November 18th - 13:00-16:00
  • Venue: Online

Wednesday 18 November - RE-Source UK Series- Public Sector

Organised by thSolar Trade Association and RenewableUK, RE-SourceUK Virtual  is the UK’s leading corporate and public sector energy procurement event.

In this highly interactive virtual half-day conference combining webinar and online B2B networking sessions, we will discuss what public sector leaders are doing to ensure that they reconfigure their practices and procurement parameters to incorporate clean energy into their charters. The public sector is the largest in the UK in terms of workforce; the sector is committed to reducing its own carbon footprint through operations processes. This is critical to the UK Government’s net zero targets.

Elemental 2020

  • November 11th- November 12th
  • Venue: ExCel

There is no other exhibition in the UK quite like elemental.

Focusing solely on heat, water, air and energy, this exhibition looks at the technologies – both current and in development – that provide heat, manage water, control air flow and energise our buildings.

elemental offers a dynamic solutions-driven experience – combining product-based exhibits with an extensive content and CPD programme looking at how we effectively manage heat, water, air and energy within the built environment, now and in the future.


Net-Zero Live

  • November 10th- November 11th
  • Venue: NEC Birmingham

Net-Zero Live is the UK’s first and only energy, sustainability and resource event, empowering businesses to accelerate climate action and lead the net-zero revolution.

Taking place on 19 & 20 May 2020 at the NEC Birmingham, Net-Zero Live will provide you with a platform to exchange ideas and information, build business relationships and evolve your strategies to achieve a net-zero future, today.

Register for free:

Webinar: Engaging with Local Authority Tender Schemes

  • November 5th - 10:00-11:00
  • Venue: Webinar- Online

Join the STA on Thursday 05 November at 10am to explore opportunities to Engage with Local Authority Tender Schemes.

Further details will be provided in due course.

Please note this webinars is for members only. Please contact for the password.

Webinar: Large-Scale Deployment Landscape

  • October 29th - 10:00-11:00
  • Venue: Webinar- Online

With a PV pipeline of over 11GW, there is plenty of anticipation for the future, but what is being built today? Join expert speakers from JBM Solar, Elgin Energy, NextEnergy Capital and the Solar Trade Association to get insight on the projects currently under development.

Further details will be provided in due course.

Please note this webinars is for members only. Please contact for the password.

This webinar is Sponsored by Goodwe.

STA x Cornwall Insight- Wholesale Market And Balancing Revenue Considerations For Solar

  • October 27th - 09:00-12:00
  • Venue: TBC

We invite you to join Cornwall Insight’s half-day online workshop delivered exclusively for STA members, covering wholesale electricity and balancing revenue outlooks for commercial-scale solar developments, including projects co-located with battery storage.

Register now for our highly interactive virtual workshop: Wholesale Market and Balancing Revenue Considerations for Solar, taking place on 27 October 2020 from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Spaces are limited, so please book now to avoid disappointment.

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