2nd – 4th October 2012

The NEC Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Solar Power UK 2011

Fusing Policy and Opportunity for a Sustainable Solar Future


After its successful event in London 2010, the UK's number-one gathering of the solar industry moved to Birmingham with Solar Power UK 2011. 150 exhibitors showcased their products and services for the fastest-growing PV and solar thermal market in Europe.

Exploring government policy, the industry supply chain, and key themes to support a sustainable solar future in the UK this dedicated event targeting all sectors of the industry. The event comprised of a full three-day exhibition, four specialised conferences, training sessions and educational seminars targeting all sectors of the industry.

The BRE Trust hosted a dedicated conference examining BIPV and the Solar Trade Association co-located their annual conference to run alongside the event. Local government and public sector stakeholders also took part in a series of meetings that looked at the ways in which PV and solar thermal technologies can be used in the transition to the low-carbon economy.



Topics Overview - Solar Power UK Conference


The Solar Power UK Conference, now in its second year, offered an exclusive opportunity for new and established players in the fastest growing photovoltaic market in Europe. Building from 2010, this year’s 3 day event had an enhanced focus on the real world challenges facing solar businesses in the UK.

Topics Overview:

  • How to maintain profitability post April 2012?

  • Unique insights into the needs of PV project managers both in the public and private sectors.

  • An understanding of new G83 and G59 protocols that are coming into effect by the authors of these protocols.

  • Go beyond MCS to learn in detail about system design concepts that will increase system yield and give your installations the edge over your competitors.

  • Knowledge of future component pricing, energy pricing and solar power competitiveness with retail and wholesale energy to allow you to plan your future business as the dynamic of solar energy fundamentally changes.