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Solar & Storage Live

3 - 5 October 2017 - Birmingham, UK - The NEC

New solar panel backsheet testing standards needed as the PV market grows

Sponsored New solar panel backsheet testing standards needed as the PV market grows

20 Sep 2017, 10:12
• By DuPont

Falling system prices have been a key driver of PV's recent growth and competitiveness, but upfront costs are only one part of the equation for long-term profitability within the solar power industry. Maximising any given system’s cumulative power output over its lifetime is critical to lowering the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) and maximising investment returns.

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Q&A: Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, on London’s draft environmental strategy

Q&A: Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, on London’s draft environmental strategy

19 Sep 2017, 11:04
• By David Pratt

Last month London’s City Hall launched a consultation on its draft environmental strategy, which included a solar action plan to be driven largely by community energy initiatives. Solar Power Portal spoke to Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England and one of the judges of the upcoming Solar Power Portal Awards, to find out her thoughts on Sadiq Khan’s plans for London.

S&SL Speaker Spotlight: Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance

S&SL Speaker Spotlight: Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance

14 Sep 2017, 12:34

With less than three weeks to go until Solar & Storage Live, Solar Power Portal has spoken to Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance which administers the Renewable Energy Consumer Code, who will take to the stage alongside Martin Cotterell and Graham Kenyon to discuss their co-authored IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.