Solar Power - Understanding The UK Opportunity
Wednesday 29th June, 2:30pm-5:00pm, Attlee Suite, Portcullis, House of Commons rsvp email@example.com
Internationally solar moves so fast it’s hard to keep up. But just as Germany, Italy, China and Japan are ramping up their solar ambitions the UK industry is in turmoil. To understand how critical solar is for our future please join REA
and STA for this important event including recent analysis by AT Kearney and Ernst & Young on solar in the UK. After the presentations please join us for drinks to discuss the UK industry's future and next steps.
Agenda with confirmed speakers:
Dr Murray Cameron, European Photovoltaic Industry Association - Presentation of AT Kearney Study into solar competitiveness in 5 major EU countries, and European perspective
Dr Jim Fitzgerald, Ernst & Young – presentation of recent Ernst & Young
UK Solar Outlook report.
Caroline Lucas MP - reactions to EPIA and E&Y studies and current UK solar ambitions
Norman Lamb MP, Chief Parliamentary and Political Advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP and Assistant Government Whip – reactions and Liberal Democrat perspective on solar
Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change - Opposition reaction and perspective on solar
Ray Noble, Solar Trade Association – what is needed to get solar back on track in the UK?
Alan Simpson, Sustainble Energy Adviser to Friends of the Earth – NGO perspective
Chris Witte, Kingspan - The Kingspan story, a case study of major manufacturing, growth and job creation now at risk.
Q&A with diverse audience, Chaired by REA
Chief Executive Gaynor Hartnell. Drinks and networking from 4pm until 5pm.
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