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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.

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    • 3.5, 2 Ratings

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: 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
    Solar Media Cast: Coronavirus contingencies, COP26 preparations, cutting-edge tech and the return of solar CfDs

    Solar Media Cast: Coronavirus contingencies, COP26 preparations, cutting-edge tech and the return of solar CfDs

    Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for the February 2020 episode of the podcast, with Andy reporting from the show floor of PV Expo in Tokyo. Up for discussion in this episode is the clean energy economy’s response to coronavirus, how preparations are underway for November’s COP26 summit, the emergence of cutting edge solar technology and a much-vaunted return of solar to the UK’s CfD mechanism.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Solar Media Cast: Australia, Germany and the coal problem; and the Middle East’s evolving power grid

    Solar Media Cast: Australia, Germany and the coal problem; and the Middle East’s evolving power grid

    Andy Colthorpe and Liam Stoker are back reviewing the pivotal clean energy headlines from around the globe. Liam reports back from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi where the future of the Middle East’s power grid was up for debate before the discussion moves on to Australia’s bush fires, the nation’s relationship with coal and what ‘Scotty from marketing’ might be able to learn from Germany.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

ezzyme ,

Poor audio engineering and ramble discourse

Some one is speaking off mic which makes it difficult to follow the discussions. Speakers are vague and not concise. Information could be very informative but the presentation isn’t.

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