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Introducing disruptive thinking and breaking the mould

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The energy market is undergoing a massive transformation with solar taking a critical role in the UK’s future energy mix.  We are now facing considerable challenges around integrating significant amounts of renewable electricity to deliver the smart and flexible systems that are required by today’s energy consumers.  Innovation plays a key part in meeting these challenges head on, introducing disruptive thinking and breaking the mould.  This one day conference brings together visionaries and researchers from the cutting edge of innovation in solar.

BRE welcomes you to attend this event to find out more about what is coming up on the horizon of this fast paced market from new approaches to energy systems to revolutionary products

6 Hours CPD conference 

Event programme

09:00-16:30

Welcome and Chair - John Holden, Scheme Development Manager, BRE

 

Changing landscape of solar in UK

Colin Mallett, CEO, Trusted Renewables Limited

 

 

Lucelia Rodrigues, Associate Professor, Sustainable and Resilient Cities Lead, University of Nottingham

 

Project Scene – Sustainable Community Energy Networks

Dr Graham Oakes, Founder, Upside Energy

 

Reinventing the wheel - vehicle to grid

Networking Break

 

Chris Hewett, Chief Executive, STA

 

New models for PV financing

Mike Everest, Managing Director, Meniscus

 

Satellite applications for solar

Panel discussion: What are the biggest challenges facing solar and how will innovation help to overcome these?

 

Networking Lunch and Innovation Park Tour

 

 

 

 

Martin Wright, CEO, Minus 7

 

 

Hasan Baig, Founder Buildsolar

 

 

Hamish Watson, CEO, Polysolar

 

Dr Zaki Ahmed, Associate Professor, Plymouth University

 

Rob Carpenter, Chairperson, Flexi Solar

 

Pecha Kucha Style (10 mins per speaker)

 

Minus 7 – A heating revolution

 

 

Solar squared – Integrating solar into construction

 

OPV Windows – Advances in BIPV

 

Pulsiv – A new approach to micro-inverters

 

 

Trailblazer - Portable PV power

 

Networking Break

 

Dr Alona Armstrong, Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Sciences, University of Lancaster

 

Working with nature – ground mounted and floating systems

Chris Coonick, Senior Consultant, BRE National Solar Centre

 

Informing innovation through research

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Intended audience

This event will be of interest to academics, those working in the sustainability or wider energy industry (private or public sector) who are interested in the future of the energy market and what role solar has to play in it.

For more information:
Seema Sheth
conferences@bre.co.uk
03333218811