- 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.
- 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.
- November 6th - 11:00-16:00
- Venue: Solar Trade Association
This 1-day course covers the connection of large scale embedded generators to the distribution network. It is suitable for contractors installing solar PV systems, wind turbines and batteries up to around 50MW. Where candidates are going on to complete G99 applications on behalf of a client, Narec DE can provide follow-on consultancy to assist with securing grid connections.
STA members receive a 50% discount.
- November 5th - 11:00-15:00
- Venue: Anderson Strathern, Edinburgh
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.
- October 22nd (All Day)
- Venue: Friends House, Euston
As the 31 October EU Exit date approaches, we know that many businesses are suffering from a great deal of uncertainty of the impact on them, deal or no deal.
- October 17th - 14:00-16:30
- Venue: Watson Farley & Williams
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
- October 15th - 15:00-18:00
- Venue: Osborne Clarke
Regen’s solar and storage developer forum brings together leading players in the sector with key policy makers and regulators to discuss how to enable large scale solar to become a successful and sustainable sector, playing a key role in the UK’s energy future and decarbonisation targets.
- October 10th - 13:00-16:00
- Venue: Osbourne Clarke
The STA Large-Scale PV working group leads on building a more favourable regulatory environment for existing assets, improving market conditions for new solar farm development, and maximising value from large-scale PV through innovative approaches to asset management. A key recent focus has been our work with Distribution Network Operators on mitigation of network outages during peak production periods.
- October 10th - 11:30-14:00
- Venue: Osbourne Clarke
This Working Group is focused on establishing and advancing O&M standards and best practices across the ground-mount and large-scale rooftop PV industries. Key priorities include operational health and safety; performance optimisation; data management, monitoring and communication; and environmental stewardship.
- October 9th - 15:00-16:45
- Venue: Bird & Bird LLP
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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