The meeting point for installers, commercial and
public sector end users

15-17 March 2016
5-7 April 2016

Speakers

  • Alan Clark

    Alan Clark

    Councillor, Nottingham City Council

    Bulwell Forest Ward and Portfolio Holder for Energy and Sustainability.

  • Andrew Padmore

    Andrew Padmore

    Chief Executive, Egnida

    Andrew Padmore is founder and Chief Executive of Egnida and for the last 20 years has specialised in creating and developing businesses in energy and environmental markets. Egnida provides renewable electricity and heat solutions, including solar PV, for a wide range of customers across the UK.

  • Barrie Davies

    Barrie Davies

    Country Manager, Jinko Solar

    Barrie Davies has spent the past 10 Years working in and around the renewable energy sector concentrating on developing new opportunities.

  • Charlie Greenaway

    Charlie Greenaway

    European Manager, Clenergy

    Charlie Greenaway joined Clenergy in 2011 to form Clenergy Europe Limited. Clenergy supply PV Mounting systems in excess of four terrajoules annually worldwide. Charlie is also a member of the MCS Roofing Working Group and a member of the Mounting Systems Manufacturers Group.

  • David Pickup

    David Pickup

    Business Analyst, STA

    David Pickup is the Business Analyst at the Solar Trade Association, responsible for economic modelling and policy analysis.

  • Dr Christian Jardine

    Dr Christian Jardine

    Technical Director, Joju Solar

    Dr. Christian Jardine is a founder member of Joju Solar and has been involved with solar PV since 2001 when he ran Oxford University's research into solar energy and microgeneration. He is recognised as one of the UK's foremost experts in the performance of solar PV and is the author of prize-winning papers on the subject, as well as leading publications such as "PV in the UK" and "Power from the People". Chris oversees the technical design of solar PV systems at Joju Solar and ensures their rigorous quality standards are met.

  • Gareth Jones

    Gareth Jones

    Managing Director, Carbon Zero

    Gareth Jones is the Founder and Managing Director of Carbon Zero, one of the UK's most celebrated and recognised solar companies.

  • Griff Thomas

    Griff Thomas

    Managing Director, GTEC Training

    Griff Thomas is currently a volunteer member of 3 working groups (Solar Thermal, Heatpumps and Solar PV). He also holds the positon of Standards management chair and represents MCS on the BIS PAS 2030 committee. As well as his day to day role in the development and implementation of standards he is also involved with many other ancillary projects that have included looking at the scope of MCS, Development of training and support materials for installers, Aligning standards to European equivalents and coordination with DECC on matters relating to alignment of standards with the Statutory instruments that support the industry.

  • Jim Gillon

    Jim Gillon

    Energy Services Manager , Gateshead Council

  • Joan Pisanek

    Joan Pisanek

    Business Development Manager, Sunamp

    Joan is an experienced solutions developer having managed several large UK and European customers, and has built excellent customer relationships with both installers as well as large channel partners and specifiers. Joan understands that to make renewables work energy storage is essential and Sunamp Heat Batteries provide an excellent solution.

  • John Forster

    John Forster

    Chairman, STA Scotland

    John’s career in the construction industry spans over 25 years, in which he has built three successful businesses which form Forster Group. He is also the founding Chair of the Solar Trade Association Scotland which acts as a strong voice for solar in Scotland.

  • Jonathan Bates

    Jonathan Bates

    Managing Director, Photon Energy

    Jonathan is the managing director of Photon Energy, one of the leading independent installers of rooftop PV systems.

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