BEGINS the event blurb: “In this session, we will take a look at the current scenario of solar thermal energy in the UK.
“There will be a 20-minute presentation from each speaker and a Q&A session after the presentations.”
* Rise and fall of solar thermal
Structural reasons why solar thermal has ‘fallen in popularity and reasons for its revival’.
Speaker: Dr Richard Hall (vice-chair, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling TCP)
* Solar thermal technologies
Introduction to different forms of solar thermal technologies
Speaker: Stuart Speake (MD, Soltropy)
* Whole-system approach
Thermal panels with thermal store, heating and water supply, effective design, installation and pitfalls.
Speaker: Brandon Oram (MD, BTSE Heating)