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 business […]

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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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One step forwards, two steps back? The strange case of Tory solar policy

Seb Berry, Solarcentury’s Director of Corporate Communications and Vice-Chair of the Solar Trade Association, reflects on a decade of highs and lows in Conservative solar policy. Despite the negative policy changes implemented since 2015, he urges the government to think again about excluding cheap and popular solar from the CfD auction process. Seb also highlights […]

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Day in the life: Ajantha Malwatta – Residential Lead Developer at Solarcentury

In the third of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Ajantha Malwatta discusses working as the Residential Lead Developer at Solarcentury. Q: What does the software development team do? Shopping online is now commonplace; holidays, groceries, cars, phones, clothes can all be purchased by a mouse click. Provided the back-end technology is […]

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Full power for the store-age

How the UK Government’s recent announcement confirms a tipping point in the viability of energy storage. Contributed by Dr. Andrew Crossland   This July, headlines across the UK heralded the Government’s plans to “revolutionise the electricity system” with a new focus on batteries in homes and businesses. Ministers have promised to: Allow more time of use […]

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Day in the life: Hannah Eastwell – Product Development Engineer at Solarcentury

In the second of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Hannah Eastwell, Product Development Engineer at Solarcentury discusses working as a woman in engineering. Q: Describe a typical day as a Product Development Engineer at Solarcentury. I spend most of my time at the moment looking into how we can make Sunstation […]

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