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15-17 March 2016
5-7 April 2016

Jonathan Bates

Managing Director, Photon Energy

Jonathan is the managing director of Photon Energy, one of the leading independent installers of rooftop PV systems.  He studied Chemical Engineering at University College London and went on to complete his PhD at the University of Northumbria’s Newcastle Photovoltaics Applications Centre in 1992 and has worked in the renewable energy industry ever since.  In 2006, he established Photon Energy with 3 colleagues and the company has currently installed around 20MW of rooftop PV.

Jonathan is a respected in the solar PV community, serving as a board member of the UK’s Solar Trade Association and chairman of the STA’s Rooftop PV Working Group.  He is also a member of the PV Technical Committee for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme, a member of the Energy Institute and a Chartered Engineer.


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