Solar Energy UK and Clean Energy Live Is Underway At NEC

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The Solar Energy UK and Clean Energy Live conferences began yesterday at the NEC in Birmingham.

Yesterday was an excellent first day with a packed conference agenda that was extremely well attended where the future of the clean energy industry was discussed at length.

We’re expecting even more visitors today as the energy storage sector takes centre stage in today’s conference agenda alongside the largest gathering of storage exhibitors ever assembled in the UK with more than 40 storage-related companies demonstrating their products at the show.

With tonight’s awards and gala dinner attracting over 700 people to celebrate the best of solar and clean energy the show will be buzzing today so there’s no better day to come for networking.

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    If you haven’t already registered – register in advance and bring your barcode to skip the registration queues.

    See below for the free seminar theatres:

    Clean Energy + Theatre

    10:30 – 10:50
    Keynote: What’s the possible impact of Brexit on the UK’s energy market?
    Dr Nina Skorupska – Chief Executive – Renewable Energy Association

    10:50 – 11:50
    Cleantech innovation: what does it mean, and how do we fund it?
    Stephen Heidari-Robinson – former energy advisor to David Cameron
    Erik Nygard – Co-founder – Limejump
    Lucy Symons – Director of Public Policy – Open Energi

    11:50 – 12:10
    Beyond revenue: how does a local authority deploy a project that delivers long-term value?
    Alex Germanis – CEO – Pure Leapfrog

    12:10 – 12:30
    Creating locally beneficial partnerships
    Luke Jackson – Energy Projects Manager – Nottingham City Council

    12:30 – 12:50
    Robin Hood Energy – a transformational energy company
    Mark Bramah – Consultant – Robin Hood Energy Ltd.

    13:00 – 13:30
    Hear from the London Energy Efficiency Fund
    Alexander Gilbert – Investment Manager – Amber Infrastructure

    14:00 – 15:00
    Opportunities to create value with your energy

    Guy Rickard – Senior Consultant, Business Services – Carbon Trust
    Hugh Jones – Managing Director, Business Services – Carbon Trust
    Caroline Hill – Head of Sustainability – Land Securities
    Mike Shirley – Head of Marketing – SmartestEnergy
    Suzanna Lashford – Head of Commercial Sales – Solar Century

    15:15 – 15:30
    Energy management – the interface to engineering systems

    Cameron Steel – Director at BK Design Associates – IET – The Institution of Engineering and Technology

    15:30 – 16:00
    Finance and Funding Options for Clean Technologies
    Jason Hunter – Assistant Director – Capitas Finance
    10:30 – 10:40
    Chair’s opening remarks
    Martin Cotterell – Applications Engineer – Tesla Energy

    Energy Storage Theatre

    10:40 – 11:00
    Policy update: what is the definition of energy storage?
    Frank Gordon – Senior Policy Analyst – REA

    11:00 – 11:30
    Solar + storage: what is the developer’s perspective on storage deployment?
    Adrian Cecconi – Commercial Director – Lark Energy
    David Peill – Commercial Director – British Solar Renewables

    11:30 – 12:10
    The aggregator’s perspective: moving toward more integrated systems
    David Hill – Director – Open Energi
    James Stoney – Head of Energy Storage – Kiwi Power
    Joe McDonald – Head of Business Development – Limejump

    12:10 – 13:10
    Financing energy storage: is it going to be all equity?
    Dan Taylor – Managing Director – Camborne Capital
    Roberto Castiglioni – Fund Manager – Ingenious
    Giovanni Terranova – Partner – Bluefield Partners LLP

    13:10 – 13:30
    The PV storage market in the UK & Germany – insights from end customers and installers
    Saif Islam – Senior Analyst – EuPD Research

    13:30 – 13:50
    Understanding the dynamics of energy storage
    Martin Allman – UK Country Manager – Sonnen

    13:50 – 14:10
    Keynote: changes and opportunities – future policy for storage
    Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG – Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual property – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    14:10 – 15:10
    Panel debate: bridging the gap between status quo and strategic objectives
    Charlie Vey – Business Development Manager – Powervault
    Anthony Price – Director – Electricity Storage Network
    Reza Shaybani – Chairman – British Photovoltaic Association
    Mats Karlstrom – VP Sales & Marketing – Ferroamp Elektronik AB Sweden

    15:10 – 15:30
    Vehicle-to-Grid and the Built Environment
    Dr. Rebecca Gough – Technical Specialist – Cenex

    Installer Central

    10:00 – 11:00
    Make rooftop PV appealing to your customers
    Chris Roberts – Director – Poweri Services Ltd
    Andrew Padmore – Chief Executive – Egnida

    11:30 – 12:30
    Buyers’ guide to installers’ M&A
    Jonathan Bates – Managing Director – Photon Energy
    Gareth Williams – Managing Director – Caplor

    13:30 – 14:30
    Selling commercial and residential storage: what you need to know
    Chris Jardine – Technical Director – Joju Solar
    Paul Chandler – Development Director – T4 Sustainability
    Virginia Graham – CEO – Renewable Energy Consumer Code

    15:00 – 16:00
    Diversifying beyond solar
    Gareth Jones – Managing Director – Carbon Zero Renewables Limited
    Griff Thomas – Managing Director – GTEC Training
    Erica Charles – Managing Director – Spirit Solar

    Solar Business Theatre

    10:15 – 10:30
    Chair’s opening remarks
    Fintan Whelan – Director – SOLARCOOL

    10:30 – 10:50
    Keynote: from B2B to B2C – how to communicate with your customers
    Trewin Restorick – CEO – Hubbub

    10:50 – 11:10
    Reaching global scale with community solar
    Howard Johns – Managing Director – ENCOME

    11:10 – 12:05
    Ireland seminar: opportunities in the next hot market
    David Maguire – Founder Director – BNRG Renewables
    Lauren Cook – Analyst – Solar Media
    John Mullins – CEO – Amarenco

    12:10 – 13:05
    Utility scale and large scale commercial solar in Sub Saharan Africa
    Daniel Davies – Director of Hybrid Power Systems – Solarcentury
    Manny Ajuwon – CEO – Oreed Group
    Tom Kenning – Senior Reporter – PV-Tech

    13:05 – 13:50
    Global solar opportunities beyond the grid: learn how to access untapped markets
    Ross Gilbert – Director – Azuri
    Mike Rosenberg – CEO – Aleutia
    Mansoor Hamayun – CEO – BBOXX
    John-Paul McCorley – Director – Arbarr Energy Storage Technologies

    13:50 – 14:10
    Expanding beyond the UK: considerations for finance and how to manage your risk
    Phill Potter – Export Finance Adviser – UK Export Finance

    14:10 – 14:30
    Corporate PPAs update
    Scott Burrows – Managing Director – Eden Sustainable

    14:40 – 15:00
    Having confidence in your rooftop PV investment: BRE’s new PV certification scheme
    Steve Pester – Principal Consultant – BRE National Solar Centre

    15:00 – 15:20
    Business rates on solar: all you need to know
    Nick Wood – Policy Analyst – Solar Trade Association

    15:20 – 15:40
    How are you going to ensure your business can weather change?
    Kate Coville – CEO – Orta Solar