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LONGi leads the solar PV industry to a new height with product innovations and optimized power-cost ratio with breakthrough monocrystalline technologies. LONGi supplies more than 30GW of high-efficiency solar wafers and modules worldwide yearly, about a quarter of global market demand. LONGi is recognized as the world’s most valuable solar technology company with the highest market value. Innovation and sustainable development are two of LONGi’s core values.
EDF Renewables is one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies, developing, building, operating and maintaining innovative wind, solar and battery storage projects. We have more than 1 GW in operation and we’re planning to build five times what we already have in operation and to do that responsibly and sustainably. Working closely with our R&D division, we’re developing future innovations, including hydrogen technology. We’re also investing in decarbonising the UK’s transport sector and developing vital power infrastructure for charging electric vehicles. We’re passionate about creating a future where clean, low carbon energy is accessible and affordable for everyone and we want to do this as quickly as we can. By helping individuals, communities and businesses to become greener, we’re playing our part in our shared mission to transform the economy and create new sustainable employment.
Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, are leaders in electricity infrastructure. From concept to completion our in-house experts design, connect, build, maintain, and renew connections, up to 132kv. We work in partnership with customers to ensure service excellence, innovation, and value for money. Our revolutionary and innovative POC-MASTTM allows customers, that require a connection into the electricity distribution network a safer, faster, and more affordable point of connection. It is available for loop-in loop-out and tee-off connections, up to 132kV, on both the most widely used tension and suspension towers for generation or load.
RatedPower is on a mission to digitalize the renewable energy industry and maximize clean energy’s potential through cloud-based solutions. Through pvDesign—their software to automate and optimize the study, analysis, design, and engineering of photovoltaic plants in all its stages—RatedPower helps companies optimize the design and engineering of utility-scale solar PV plants, maximize their profitability, and reduce energy costs (LCOE). The software has reportedly reduced by 5% the LCOE of solar plants designed with it, which translates to a 20% higher solar plant profitability. pvDesign optimizes the design and carries out the engineering of utility-scale solar photovoltaic plants, reducing 85% of the time spent in designing PV, from 4-6 weeks to under 2 minutes. Having simulated 9.5 TW in more than 160 countries, pvDesign brings value to developers, IPPs, contractors, investors, and manufacturers, helping them make better decisions, democratizing engineering knowledge and boosting the deployment of solar plants worldwide.
Schletter is a pioneer and a leading brand in the development, production, and distribution of solar mounting systems with over 45 GW deployed. Our innovative solutions for rooftops and ground-mount systems are highly regarded for their durability, strength, and corrosion protection. Engineered in Germany, Schletter is a market leader in Europe and beyond with a stable and diversified customer base consisting of EPCs, IPPs/utilities and installers. We support solar and everything it stands for – with robust PV system mounts, proven performance, an experienced team, and a belief in the enduring value solar offers humanity.
An international Group with a passion for innovation. Stäubli is a global industrial and mechatronic solution provider with four dedicated Divisions: Electrical Connectors, Fluid Connectors, Robotics and Textile, serving customers who aim to increase their productivity in many industrial sectors. We are an international Group that currently operates in 29 countries, with agents in 50 countries on four continents. Our global workforce of 5,700 shares a commitment to partnering with customers in nearly every industry to provide comprehensive solutions with long-term support. Originally founded in 1892 as a small workshop in Horgen/Zurich, Switzerland, today Stäubli is an international Group headquartered in Pfäffikon, Switzerland.
BringIT is an end to end supply chain technology firm that is helping the customer to design, implement, optimize and scale their system architecture and business processes to gain a competitive advantage. We deploy a best-in-class system architecture enabling extended and seamlessly integrated global networks of suppliers and partners that perform at their maximum potential because the supply chain information is available to them near-real-time everywhere.
CTSG is a leading electronic security and technical solutions provider to the renewables industry. We specialise in the provision of design, installation, and maintenance of bespoke electronic security and safety systems. With over ten years’ industry experience and a reputation for quality, service delivery and engineering excellence, we pride ourselves on consultative and collaborative approach and our ability to deliver small or large scale security projects on a turnkey basis. From our headquarters in the midlands, we serve clients both throughout the UK and internationally. Working with some of the industry’s leading EPC and O&M companies, our main business is the pre-security, operation, and maintenance of utility scale solar farms, where we are known for our uncompromising precision and innovative solutions. To find out more, please visit our website: CTSG | Electronic Security & Technical Solution Specialists
RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company and is active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, green hydrogen, transmission and distribution. As an industry innovator for over 40 years, RES has delivered more than 23GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and supports an operational asset portfolio exceeding 12GW worldwide for a large client base. Understanding the unique needs of corporate clients, RES has secured over 1.5GW of corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) enabling access to energy at the lowest cost. RES employs over 2,500 passionate people and is active in 14 countries. RES provides solar asset management and full-scope solar O&M services. Focussing on delivering competitive and comprehensive services to maximize revenue, minimize cost and maintain asset value, their deep technical and commercial understanding ensures that solar assets operate safely and efficiently.
RWE is the UK’s largest power producer, accounting for around 15% of all electricity generated in the country from its diverse operational portfolio of wind, hydro, biomass and gas. At RWE, growth in solar energy goes hand in hand with the development of new technologies and innovations. Our projects benefit from the expansive expertise of our developers, who can draw on over 20 years of experience in construction and operation. Through its acquisition of JBM Solar in March 2023, RWE became one of the UK’s top 3 solar developers, with a mature pipeline of a combined capacity of around 6.1 gigawatts (GWac), split into 3.8 GWac of solar and 2.3 GWac of battery storage. RWE aims to be carbon neutral by 2040. To get there, it expects to invest up to £15bn by 2030 in new green technologies and infrastructure to help the UK become more energy independent and achieve its climate goals.
Solarport is the leading UK designer and manufacturer of mounting systems for solar and BESS. Designed and manufactured in the UK, driven by innovation, quality engineering and customer service, Solarport are the experts in cost-effective mounting systems that are easy to install. Intelligently designed for ease of installation, to maximise efficiency and to utilise all of their foundation options, Solarport’s solar ground mount systems also accommodate portrait and landscape orientations for all panel sizes. Throughout every stage of project delivery, a team of in-house experts are on hand to offer support, giving customers practical advice and solutions that save them time and money. With decades of collective experience designing and installing solar PV projects, Solarport’s talented team uniquely considers every aspect of installation in their mounting system designs, offering warranties of up to 40 years.
SSE Renewables is progressing a near 2GW pipeline of utility-scale Solar and Battery projects across the UK and Ireland as part of our commitment to a net zero transition and is expanding in to Europe to pursue new development opportunities. Our solar projects will be capable of harnessing the abundant power of the sun to bring renewable power onto the grid, while our battery projects will be able to store renewable power when the sun doesn't shine or the wind doesn't blow. At SSE Renewables, we currently have a secured 700MW solar and battery pipeline, with a further 1GW of projects currently under development.
Zone & Co is a leading provider of cloud-native software solutions built on the Oracle NetSuite platform. Our company is dedicated to serving finance and accounting professionals by offering a portfolio of innovative apps known as Zone Apps. These apps are specifically designed to simplify and automate critical financial data and workflows across various business entities. As a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, we empower our 1,500+ customers worldwide to work smarter, faster, and more securely while maximizing the value of the Oracle NetSuite platform. Our comprehensive suite of solutions includes advanced billing and revenue recognition, robust reporting capabilities, accounts payable automation, streamlined payment processing, efficient reconciliations, and seamless approvals. At Zone & Co, we prioritize customer success and strive to deliver exceptional service. Our commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions and superior support ensures that our customers achieve their financial goals with ease and efficiency. To learn more about Zone & Co and explore our offerings, please visit our website at www.zoneandco.com. You can also stay updated with our latest news and industry insights by following us on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/zoneandco.
NovoGrid’s GridScreen software identifies a range of detailed grid connection options for a given location in days not months. Enabling developers to focus on the best grid connection opportunities & accelerate the grid connection process. NovoGrid’s patented software provides real-time virtual remote monitoring of the grid using only local data. Enabling faster grid connections, optimized control and enhanced trading opportunities for renewable energy assets.
Skyfri is a Norwegian-based cleantech startup that enables solar asset owners to maximize performance while keeping operating costs at a minimum. Skyfri’s propriety technology targets and transforms key underperformance areas: identifying energy loss in real-time, breaking the siloed data stream and doing it all autonomously. Through the digital asset management software Skyfri Intelligence, Skyfri automates, digitalize and optimize operations, maintenance, and asset management of solar assets all over the world. In addition, Skyfri SolarSCADA is the first fully integrated system specifically designed for distributed solar assets. The system is delivered pre-commissioned and ready to install, which decreases the installation time by 80%. SolarSCADA is developed in-house to simplify sensor installation, calibration and maintenance for instruments used for solar system monitoring on site. Per January 2023, Skyfri is present in eight countries with more than 3GW AUM across Europe, Asia, Africa and Northern America. Our vision is to make solar power the most accessible, smartest and cleanest energy source through use of technology and innovations.
At EVERBLUE®, we specialise in optimising the long-term performance of utility-scale solar sites with our comprehensive portfolio of services.
By taking a holistic approach and understanding the full lifecycle of solar sites, we are able to implement tailored and cost-effective solutions that help our clients maximise the performance of their assets.
EVERBLUE® can provide services on even the most complex of sites, with a portfolio of services that includes: specialist solar module care and cleaning services; intelligent and bespoke land management services; expert advice on solar farm design; and proactive reporting and site data management.
Our reputation is built on the expertise and dedication of our highly skilled team. We constantly strive to deliver positive results, improved solutions, and reliable services to our clients, and our commitment to excellence has earned us a reputation as a trusted partner in the solar industry.
Whether you’re looking for solar module cleaning services, ongoing maintenance and support, or expert advice on optimising the efficiency of your solar farm, EVERBLUE® is here to help.
Rawicom SA performs comprehensive execution of photovoltaic installations for companies. Builds large scale photovoltaic farms on land and roofs in Poland and throughout Europe. The company was established in 2006. Since then, Rawicom has successfully built a network of trusted suppliers, a set of efficient procedures and most importantly – a team of experienced experts, designers and installers. Rawicom Group has its own design office, analysis and installation department providing full support for the investment process. Rawicom also runs land and roofs lease processes for photovoltaic installations devices charging stations. It produces constructions for photovoltaics and supplies devices charging stations and infrastructure for charging electric vehicles and hybrids and ensures their installation and service. Most important for Rawicom, is to develop a long-term relationship with client and gain their trust. Holistic approach allows Rawicom to provide comprehensive services of the highest quality and customer satisfaction.
Santé Group is a fast-growing project management firm in the renewable energy sector. Solely focussed on delivering projects utilizing our unique EPC methodology; Discover, Design, Deliver and Maintain. We seamlessly blend engineering, procurement and construction in an end to-end experience that delivers results up to 40% faster. With over 35+ years of construction experience and being involved in over 4.6GW of delivered projects, Santé are providing a better way of delivering renewable energy projects. As a global company with a turnover of £2.5billion, Santé Group, along with our partners can ensure to support and provide certainty, speed, and value to your business anywhere across the world.
Suzhou Talesun Solar Technologies Co., Ltd. established in 2009 is a holding subsidiary of Zhongli Group with a total investment of RMB 4.56 billion. The company, operational in 2011, is engaged in the R&D and cells and modules manufacturing, as well as EPC contracting of PV power plants. 2015, in the leader certification scheme jointly launched by three national ministries and commissions, Talesun obtained the CQC leader certification scheme module's most efficient class 1 certificate. 2016, Talesun launched innovative high-efficiency. In 2017, Talesun was awarded "5th in module brand value", "2nd in EPC brand value" and "4th in power plant developer brand value" by PV Brand Lab. It was also ranked as one of the top PV companies in the "2017 China Top 20 PV Power Plant EPC Turnkey Enterprises", and ranked in the Top 10 Bloomberg Finance's PV Module Manufacturer Rating Tier 1 list. PVTECH released the top 10 module suppliers, and Talesun ranked ninth. PV InfoLink's database of module suppliers ranked Talesun 10th."Top 10 Distributed PV Module Brands in 2021", "Top 10 BIPV brands in 2021", "Polaris Cup -2021 Annual Impact PV cell/Module Brand", "OFweek2022 Annual Super Power PV Module Award", "OFweek2022 Annual Growth Enterprise", "CREC2022 Top 10 PV Module Brands", "the 11th Polaris Cup 2022 Annual Impact PV Development Investor /EPC Brand" and other honors.
UBH Group are specialists in recycling, providing green waste to energy technology solutions, consulting on cost savings across the waste sector from SME businesses to public sector. We are experts in material brokering along with, clinical, medical & hazardous waste. Solar panel recycling - Launched in 2023 is our national collection and recycling service for the UK Solar panels. Partnering with the most innovative solar panel recycling technology available, we are able to offer 99% recycling on solar panels. The last 1 % going to waste to energy. It's our job to help companies become environmentally compliant, reduce their carbon impact in line with government guidelines and look to save companies money. UBH Group are committed to a focus on sustainable solutions, whether that be through one of our technologies or how we manage our waste streams.
The PV Tech Power publication explores technology and its impact on downstream PV projects. With a focus on technologies impacting LCOE (Levelised Cost of Energy) of commercial and utility scale solar energy plants world-wide, PV Tech Power addresses all key stakeholder groups that can accelerate the global large scale deployment of solar energy and storage technologies.
The Solar Power Portal is the leading renewable energy resource for all UK solar power and feed-in tariff information. Solar power is one of the few renewable energy generating technologies that can help the UK reach its EU binding targets in urban centres. The Solar Power Portal keeps people both inside and outside the United Kingdom up to date with developments and deployments in the solar industry in the UK. Providing in-depth news, opinions, information on certified products and installers, installations charts, a solar calculator (backed by government figures) and accurate policy updates straight from government, the Solar Power Portal is your one-stop-shop for solar power information in the UK.
Environmental imperatives, including the need to combat global warming, require that majority of nations contribute substantially to the transition from fossil fuel reliant energy sources to renewables. These motives will be achieved best in the cooperative manner. We have therefore established Borderless Renewables both to foster public-private investment with this aim and to promote cross-border collaboration on projects and ventures supporting an energy transition agenda.
BloombergNEF (BNEF) is a strategic research provider covering global commodity markets and the disruptive technologies driving the transition to a low-carbon economy. Our expert coverage assesses pathways for the power, transport, industry, buildings and agriculture sectors to adapt to the energy transition. We help commodity trading, corporate strategy, finance and policy professionals navigate change and generate opportunities.
Published in Fremont, California, CIO Review is one of the leading print magazines in the US. It is the knowledge platform where C-suite executives deliberate on critical market challenges and current technological trends across industries. We are a unique magazine because all of our contributors are senior executives from the industry.
We are recruitment specialists across Clean Energy & Environmental markets. Our team has been recruiting in renewable energy since 2007, and we have an extensive network of professionals within this sector. Climate17 have a track record of placing positions at all levels throughout the project lifecycle – from Acquisition, through development, consents and construction, to operation and asset management. We take a partnership approach in working with our clients on hard-to-fill positions where we can bring value, usually engaging on assignments on an exclusive basis; this allows us to dedicate the time and resources necessary to identify the best possible candidates available in the market for their requirements. We can assist in defining and scoping roles, setting informed remuneration packages, creating attractive and compelling job adverts, and effective resourcing plans. To hear more about how we can help, get in touch with the team at Climate17, and speak with one of our specialist consultants.
Energy Tech Review is a guardian angel in this concern, assisting the service providers and business people to choose from the vast pool of enterprises who have worked in the energy sector to bring positive changes in our environment. Energy Tech Review aggregates the brightest minds, opinions, analyses, the latest technologies, and the most mind-boggling arguments about the critical issues that exist in the energy sector.
Energy UK is the trade association for the energy industry with over 100 members - from established FTSE 100 companies right through to new, growing suppliers, generators and service providers across energy, transport, heat and technology. Our members deliver nearly 80% of the UK’s power generation and over 95% of the energy supply for 28 million UK homes as well as businesses. The sector invests £13bn annually and delivers nearly £30bn in gross value - on top of the nearly £100bn in economic activity through its supply chain and interaction with other sectors. The energy industry is key to delivering growth and plans to invest £100bn over the course of this decade in new energy sources.
Financial Service Review is a leading technology magazine that reaches out to over 56,000 print subscribers and over 85,000 digital subscribers. It provides a comprehensive platform for senior-level industry experts, buyers, and decision-makers to share their insights following a unique learn-by-peers approach.
The International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) is the first international network of excellence in the field of battery and energy storage. IBESA offers a worldwide network, contacts along the value chain of different business sectors, exclusive high-quality market research know-how as well as complete marketing and public relation packages. The alliance enables an international and practice-oriented transfer of knowledge to foster businesses and markets at the best. The influential network of IBESA is based on many like-minded individual partners that share the same values and overall objectives.
Joint Forces for Solar (JF4S) is a global solar alliance of industry stakeholders ranging from multinational corporations to industry associations and local installation companies who partner in the mission to expand the use of solar technologies at the global, regional and local level and establish a vibrant renewable and clean energy industry. Founded in 2009, the JF4S have grown to be the leading global business and knowledge platform and enabler. Partners benefit from comprehensive support to maximize their brand visibility, connect with other stakeholders and further establish solar energy.
POWERful Women is a professional initiative working for a gender-balanced, diverse and inclusive energy sector. Our goal is for women to be in at least 40% of middle management and leadership roles in the UK energy sector by 2030. We do this in three ways: challenge the sector and energy leaders (for example, publishing annual board statistics and engaging with the Energy Leaders’ Coalition), support the professional development of women (for example, through our mentoring programme) and provide practical support to companies to improve their diversity and inclusion and connect through events and networking.
As an established trade association working for and representing the entire solar and energy storage value chain, Solar Energy UK represents a thriving member-led community of 300+ businesses and associates, including installers, manufacturers, distributors, large-scale developers, investors, and law firms. Our underlying ethos has remained the same since our foundation in 1978 – to be a powerful voice for our members by catalysing their collective strengths to build a clean energy system for everyone’s benefit. Our mission is to empower the UK solar transformation. Together with our members, we are paving the way for solar to deliver 70GW by 2035 by enabling a bigger and better solar industry.
WiRE's mission is to advance the role and recognition of women and other under-represented groups working in the energy sector. Inclusive of all renewable energy and clean energy technologies, our programming includes national and international chapters, student chapters, capacity-building field trips, networking meet-ups, awards recognition programs, student bursaries, speed mentoring, speed interviewing, spotlights, conferences, workshops, and more!