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STA Scotland Working Group

  • January 31st (All Day)
  • 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.

Rushlight Show 2018

  • January 30th (All Day)
  • Venue: The Royal Society

The 10th Rushlight Show, kindly sponsored by Innovate UK, BEIS, Flanders Investment & Trade,  Carbon Limiting Technologies, Granted Consultancy, Venner Shipley, Prova PR, Everoze and Climate-KIC, is taking place on Wednesday 30 January 2019 at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London.  It is the leading event for cleantech companies and sustainable solutions to meet investors and financiers, corporate customers, government departments, advisers and intermediaries in the heart of London.

Solar Finance and Investment: Europe

  • January 29th- January 30th
  • Venue: London

’Now in its 6th year, Solar Finance & Investment Europe is firmly established as the must-attend event for solar developers, asset owners and financiers to understand the latest trends and opportunities in the European solar landscape.

Our members can benefit of 15% discount on the 2 days ticket, by using code ‘solar’. There are just few places left! View the agenda here (LINK: https://bit.ly/2VTlYqt )  and reserve your ticket now  (link: https://bit.ly/2FvxOS1).

Next steps for heat networks in the UK: regulation, consumer engagement, and innovation in technology and infrastructure

  • January 29th - 08:30-12:00
  • Venue: Central London

 

This timely seminar will assess the future for heat networks in the UK and potential measures to support the growth of the sector - looking in particular at investment, policy and regulation, and next steps for innovation in technology and infrastructure.

O&M Working Group

  • January 24th - 14:45-17:00
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

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.

Large Scale & Asset Management Working Group

  • January 24th - 13:00-15:00
  • Venue: Watson Farley & Williams

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.

Residential Energy Storage Working Group

  • January 22nd - 15:00-16:45
  • Venue: Gowling WLG

The STA BTM 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.

PV Rooftop Working Group

  • January 22nd - 12:45-14:45
  • Venue: Gowling WLG

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.

New Build Working Group

  • January 22nd - 10:00-12:00
  • Venue: Gowling WLG

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.

Next steps for the renewable energy industry in the UK – finance, innovation and policy priorities

  • January 22nd - 08:30-13:00
  • Venue: Central London

This conference will bring together policymakers with key stakeholders to discuss the future of renewable energy in the UK - looking at the key issues for finance, innovation and policy.

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