Liam Hicks: ‘My taste of fame with the BBC’

Solarcentury’s Senior Field Service Engineer, Liam Hicks, talks about his day of filming a solar education video for BBC Bitesize and winning a staff award for his efforts. The BBC approached Solarcentury looking for a solar engineer to interview for an educational video and I was really pleased to be able to do this. It’s […]

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2018: A year of solar growth and optimism

Yes, we are in changing times. 2018 has thrown the world much environmental, social, political and economic turbulence; as our old systems continue to creak and crack around us. But there is good news and reasons to be positive. The growth of much needed clean, affordable, scalable solar power is one. In 2018, the 20th […]

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Day in the life: Kahya Engler – Head of Residential Operations

Solarcentury’s Residential Business Operations Director, Kahya Engler, is one of a growing number of senior women blazing a path in the solar sector. We delve into a day in her life to learn more about her role and what she loves about it. Describe your job in a couple of sentences. I’m the Operations Director […]

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Day in the life: Schola Wangui, Administration and Accounts Manager for East Africa

In the latest of our Day in the Life series, we chat to Administration and Accounts Manager, Schola Wangui, to find out what’s special about life at Solarcentury’s Kenya office. What do you do in a nutshell? My role entails two main aspects – taking care of the Kenyan accounts and taking care of the […]

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Day in the life: Bernice Awodele – Office Manager at Solarcentury

In the latest of our “nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Bernice Awodele discusses working as an Office Manager at Solarcentury HQ. Describe your job in a couple of sentences. As an office manager at Solarcentury, my job is completely different every single day. I deal with travel, phone calls, enquiries, admin support […]

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Celebrating diversity at Solarcentury

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20 years with Solarcentury: Q&A with founder, Jeremy Leggett

This year marks Solarcentury’s 20th anniversary. To celebrate the milestone, we chat to founder Jeremy Leggett. Solarcentury turns 20 this month. As the company founder, how does that make you feel?  Proud, grateful, and lucky. It is an absolute rarity for a solar company to still be alive, let alone relatively healthy, after 20 years […]

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Day in the life: Andrew Crossland – Energy Storage Specialist at Solarcentury

In the latest of our “nice to meet you” series, Andrew Crossland talks about his exciting role as an Energy Storage Specialist at Solarcentury.   Describe your job in a couple of sentences. I am the middle man between engineering, sales, finance, marketing, operations and commissioning. My role is to support all of the Solarcentury […]

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Day in the life: Marcus Spedding – O&M Service Manager at Solarcentury

In the latest of our “nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Marcus Spedding discusses working as an Operations and Maintenance Service Manager for Solarcentury. What does the O&M team do? Operations and maintenance ensures the smooth running of all operations on the solar site following commissioning. We are responsible for planning and monitoring […]

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Day in the life: Jose Miguel Ferrer – Managing Director of Solarcentury in Iberia

In the fifth of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Jose Miguel Ferrer tells us about his exciting role as Managing Director Iberia Region. Q: Is there a typical day in your role? So far, after more than one year in Spain, I haven’t had a typical day in my new role. […]

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