15 episodes

Our in-house editorial and events team and industry folk, experts and whoever else interesting we can bring you will discuss clean energy and renewables technologies and their place on the decarbonised planet. Phew.

Solar Media's publishing channels include Photovoltaics International, PV Tech, Current±, Energy-Storage.news and Solar Power Portal.
With roots in the semi-conductor industry, PV Tech has covered solar technology and business for over a decade as the leading online source of news and analysis.

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Our in-house editorial and events team and industry folk, experts and whoever else interesting we can bring you will discuss clean energy and renewables technologies and their place on the decarbonised planet. Phew.

Solar Media's publishing channels include Photovoltaics International, PV Tech, Current±, Energy-Storage.news and Solar Power Portal.
With roots in the semi-conductor industry, PV Tech has covered solar technology and business for over a decade as the leading online source of news and analysis.

    Solar Media Cast: New era solar tech, a global green recovery and what's new in storage

    Solar Media Cast: New era solar tech, a global green recovery and what's new in storage

    Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for the July 2020 episode of the Solar Media Podcast, starting with a rundown of the 500W+ module race that is shaping the next era of solar PV technologies. Elsewhere we uncover the policy decisions driving a green recovery in markets such as the US, India and the UK, and we learn what's driving recent moves within the energy storage market. 

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Solar Media Cast: Major movements in the US, the ever-greener grid and behind-the-meter evolution

    Solar Media Cast: Major movements in the US, the ever-greener grid and behind-the-meter evolution

    Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for the June 2020 episode of the Solar Media Podcast, discussing first and foremost the previous month's activity in the US solar and storage markets. Also profiled in this episode are how the UK's grid is now greener than expected amidst lockdown, how behind-the-meter technologies are evolving and adapting, and the push for a European solar and storage manufacturing hub.  If you've enjoyed listening to this or indeed any other episode, then please rate, like and subscribe!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Solar Media Cast: Large-scale Solar Digital Summit in Review

    Solar Media Cast: Large-scale Solar Digital Summit in Review

    In this special episode of the Solar Media Podcast, Liam Stoker is joined by Jo Wilkinson, Jose Rojo and Molly Lempriere to review all of the industry-leading insight and discussion that took place during the Large-scale Solar Digital Summit. We learned how the solar industry has responded to and moved beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, while also provide a deep dive on what hurdles remain for large-scale solar development. We also talk technology trends, ranging right the way through from bifacial panels to trackers and innovative design approaches, and pinpoint the key drivers behind markets including Iberia, Italy, the UK and Ireland. 

    • 39 min
    Solar Media Cast: Energy Storage Digital Summit in review

    Solar Media Cast: Energy Storage Digital Summit in review

    In this special episode of the Solar Media podcast, Andy Colthorpe, Liam Stoker and Alice Grundy re-cap the critical insight offered during the Energy Storage Digital Summit, held between 11 - 15 May 2020. A wide variety of topics were discussed throughout the online event, including the potential for long duration energy storage technologies, revenue stacking and the critical issue of fire safety. Andy, Liam and Alice run through those topics, detailing the key takeaways from the event's most popular and thought-provoking sessions. 

    • 48 min
    Solar Media Cast: Seismic shocks to power markets, drastic lows for LCOEs and what ‘Planet of the Humans’ is missing

    Solar Media Cast: Seismic shocks to power markets, drastic lows for LCOEs and what ‘Planet of the Humans’ is missing

    Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe discuss the continuing effects of COVID-19 on worldwide power markets, reflecting on IEA forecasts for historic energy demand lows and what they mean for renewables. There’s also talk of what new forecasts for record low LCOEs mean for solar and utilities, the advancement of energy storage and another difficult week for the PR teams of Elon Musk and Michael Moore.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Solar Media Cast: Clean energy’s COVID-19 fightback, power demand fluctuations and the continued rise of flexibility

    Solar Media Cast: Clean energy’s COVID-19 fightback, power demand fluctuations and the continued rise of flexibility

    Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe record this month’s episode from their respective lockdowns, analysing what the spread of COVID-19 has meant for the global clean energy economy and, crucially, how renewables are responding. Also up for discussion in this episode are the ramifications of power demand fluctuations and the soaring importance of flexibility over capacity.

    • 59 min

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