Solar industry: How does the UK metals sector help support the government to reach its 70GW by 2035 ambition?

Wednesday 13th September 2023

Theatre :  Made in the UK 


The panel discussion aims to explore the crucial partnership between the solar industry and the UK metals sector in realising the government’s ambitious target of generating 70GW of solar energy by 2035, building upon the existing 15GW capacity.

With the increasing emphasis on renewable energy and the urgent need to combat climate change, the UK government has set an ambitious goal to significantly scale up its solar energy capacity. To achieve this vision, it is essential to understand the pivotal role played by the metals sector in supporting and accelerating the solar industry’s growth.

Dave Tattershall, Managing Director at Solarport Systems LtdDave Tattershall Managing Director
Solarport Systems Ltd
Emma Bartley, Marketing Project Manager at Tata SteelEmma Bartley Marketing Project Manager
Tata Steel UK
Jonathan Wilson, CEO at BIPVcoJonathan Wilson CEO
Paul Jones, Innovation & Technology Director Faculty of Science and Engineering at Swansea UniversityPaul Jones Innovation & Technology Director
Faculty of Science and Engineering at Swansea University

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