UK and Ireland market outlook: Smart Solar UK and ROI conference, November 24 in Watford
What is the outlook for the solar PV business in the UK? Subsidies have been cut, add to that the shock EU referendum result, and the removal of DECC as a supporting body. It could seem to many that the UK is out of the energy business. Where to next for the UK supply chain?
Smart grid developments in Ireland
What of Ireland? The electricity system on the island is undergoing a transformation as a result of the growing integration of renewable energy and the implementation of broader technological innovation. The electricity sector will play a key role in shaping a sustainable energy future for the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Ireland. Smart Grid developments are an important component of an overall solution for the integration of renewable generation.
Evolving business opportunities
In the next decade new technologies will come online and we will have an increasingly smart, flexible energy systems in the UK & ROI as a result. The road to success will include higher efficiency solar panels, energy storage devices, flexible backup power, smarter networks, and consumer participation. What part will the different technologies play? What are the opportunities for your company if it is involved in creating solar power, energy storage, smart grid or demand response? Will it ultimately it will be the most economic or technically adaptable that will prevail?
High level speakers as from IHS Markit, EVO Energy, Camborne, Lightsource, Huawei and REA will give insights at the conference. Smart Solar UK and ROI conference takes places at BRE`s innovation park in Watford/UK. (HCN)