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Solar UK Conference 2014

6th November 2014

BRE, Watford, United Kingdom

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Ideal Environment for Solar Farms
Toddington Harper, CEO

Solar Farms or Rooftops? How Will the UK Solar PV Industry Grow?
Dr. Finlay Colville, Vice-President

Solar Rooftops and Solar Farms - What’s in Store in 2015
Robert Goss, Managing Director

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Regulatory Update: ROCs, FiTs and CfDs
Neil Budd, Senior Associate

Solar Under CfD's – The Impact on Financing
Louise Shaw, Assistant Director

Understanding the UK Utility Market Place
Nick Williams, Centrica Energy

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Stopping the Cycle of Boom and Bust: From Spain to the UK, Why Tariff Degression is a Good Thing
Sean Foley, Business Development Manager

BRE National Solar Centre – Welcome and Opening Address
Jonny Williams, Associate Director

Ray Noble

Solar Strategy / Policy : The Road to Parity

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Changes in Support Schemes and How to Use the CfD to Your Advantage
Lars Weber, Sales Manager Renewables

Rated Solar Installer: Where Quality Matters
Reza Shaybani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BPVA

Developing a Policy Roadmap for PV Plus Storage
Gaia Stigliani, Economist

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Investment in Solar Rooftops – What Can We Learn From the Rest of Europe?
Francesco Zorgno, Managing Director

Jason Hunter

Why Should Schools Go Solar?

"Shared Ownership Protocol" The new right for communities to invest
Merlin Hyman, Chief Executive

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BRE Innovation Park

Registration includes a tour of the BRE Innovation Park in Watford. BRE is one of

the world's top five centres of excellence for the built environment.

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See the winners of Solar UK Awards 2014

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Learn and network with your peers

This one day event will include the Solar UK industry Awards. Network with the

value chain from government to supplier.

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Sponsorship opportunities

Make sure your company is a part of this one day event which sees the best

minds in the solar UK industry together in one place.

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Do you qualify for a special rate?

Places will be limited so book early. The Solar UK Conference will be the

"must attend" conference for all professionals involved in the solar industry.

UK Solar PV Industry Shines Brightly In Europe

Recently, Solar UK took the opportunity to catch up with Finlay Colville, team leader and vice-president at NPD Solarbuzz on the current status of the UK solar PV industry, and put some key questions to him regarding UK solar PV industry.

Finlay Colville, Vice-President, NPD Solarbuzz (read more)

14 Presentations

Registration is open for the 4th Solar UK Conference and Solar UK Industry Awards. Each booking includes entry to all presentations and a tour of the BRE Innovation Park. In addition, price includes lunch, drinks and inclusion at the evening Awards event. This is a conference of substance with first class networking opportunities. Places are limited.


Hear from the experts on the topics that matter: Government update on progress on strategy and deployment, analyst viewpoint on getting to 20 GW in 7 Years. Advice for international community, hear from the largest UK contractor on achieving Grid Parity. Solar farms: public attitudes, policy and the need for regulation. How to source UK PV projects, deal with module supply & demand. The key trends in technology: Is it time for thin film?, Solar R&D and more/

Solar UK Awards 2014

The Solar UK Industry Awards 2014 will recognise the success and development along the entire value chain, focusing on the people, processes and products that drive the industry forward. Categories include 3 Installation of the Year Awards plus BIPV Installation of the Year. Product and Innovation of the Year. Previous winners include Taylor Hobson, Solarcentury, Loughborough University, Solarsense, Renewable Resources, to name a few.

Speakers & Sponsors 2014 Include

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Organisers and Supporters

2014 Delegates Include

2F Capital, 3E, abakus solar AG, Alpin Sun, Belectric Solar Ltd, Bloomberg, BNRG Renewables, BPVA, BRE National Solar Centre, British Solar Renewables, Capita plc Carbon Alliance, Centrica Energy, Chubb Insurance Company, CIM, Cobalt Engineering, Conergy UK, CREST, DB Schenker, Delta Energy, Dragon Infrastructure Solutions, Ecopower, Ecotricity, Ecuity, EDF Energy, EIM Energy, Elan Global Renewables Ltd, Energy Circle, Enphase Energy, ET Solutions, Evogreen, EY, Flogas Renewables, Futura Holding Ltd, Gamesa Electric, GDF SUEZ, Greencoat Capital LLP, Grupotec, Hanwha SolarOne GmbH, IEWC UK & Ireland, Imperial College London, Infrata Limited, IPSol Energy Limited, JA Solar, Krannich Solar Ltd Lark Energy Ltd, Lightsource Renewable Energy, Liverpool University, Loughborough University, Mastervolt UK Ltd, Neas Energy Ltd, NPD Solarbuzz, Oxford University, Physis Energy Ltd, PV Labs, Red Triangle Energy Ltd, Recharge, Regen SW, ReneSola MPRG International, Renewable Solution, SavewithSolar, Saving Energy Renewables North East, Schletter, Seraphin SGH Martineau, Shakespeares Legal LLP, Sheffield University, Silverstone Green Energy, SMA, Solar Advanced Systems, Solar BIPV Ltd, Solar Energy Partners Ltd, Solar Securities, Solarcentury, Solaredge Technologies, Sun Future Energy, Sungrow Power UK Limited, Sun & Wind, Sun Premier UK, The Mail on Sunday, The Solar Cloth Company, University of Bath, vyzVoice SA, WinPower, SA Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Yingli Green Energy

Media Partners

Solar UK Awards Winners 2014

Last Years Delegates

35 Degrees Ltd Dulas Imperial College RPS Group Rexel UK Ltd Travis Perkins Plc
Abantia Instalaciones DWF Innotech Solar REI Upsolar
Antaris Solar Ernst Young Jaguar Land Rover RECOM Umicore
Armorgreen E.E.W Eco Energy World Ltd Lightsource Renewable Energy Agency University of Bolton
ACL International ELTEK | Enphase Energy Lark Energy Sadef University of Sheffield
Arun Construction Services Ltd EOS Law LLP Littlewood Renewables Schletter UK Ltd UK Trade & Investment
BeBa Energy UK Limited Fischer Fixings UK Ltd Macquarie Bank Limited Schneider Electric Vacon UK
BNRG Renewables Ltd Forrest Ltd MAP Environmental SIG plc. Vento Ludens Ltd
Bristol Power Co-op Fronius UK Ltd Mastervolt UK Ltd Silverstone Green Energy Yingli Solar
BPVA Foreign & Commonwealth Office Micropower Council SMA Solar Technology Vogt Solar
BRE Finergia Advisory & Finance Srl M-Solv Ltd Solarcentury Wagner Solar
Bournemouth Town Hall Gamesa Electric Mowland Ltd Solvatec AG. SGH Martineau
Bloomberg Gillamor Stephens Natural Technology Developments Solarmax ZC Energy
Chubb Insurance GreenPowerMonitor Ltd NPD Solarbuzz Solar Associates
Critical Software SA Heriot-Watt University Oskomera Solar Green Ltd
Conergy Hanergy Solar Ofgem Sun & Wind Energy
Corbin Industries Ltd Hanwha Solar Oxford Photovoltaics SUPERSOLAR Solar Energy Hub
Dacorum Borough Council HEC Polysolar Suncredit Ltd
Danfoss Solar Inverters Hilti Solar Phono Solar Strip Tinning limited
Dragon Infrastructure Solutions IPSOL Energy Limited PV Insider Sybac Solar AG