Agenda

10:00 Registration

10:30 Welcome & Big Solar Co-op update

10:45 Presentation: New model Big Solar Co-op + discussion
Jon Halle, Sharenergy & Mark Simmonds, Co-op Culture

11:15 Coffee break

12:00 Presentation: Lightweight legals
Sonya Bedford – Stephens Scown solicitors

12:30 Presentation: Big Solar Co-op/Community Energy Birmingham partnership + discussion
Laurie Duncan & Kathy Hopkins, Community Energy Birmingham (CEB)

13:15 Lunch break

14:15 Workshop: How can we build a volunteer-led solar co-op?
Jon Halle, Sharenergy & Lizzie McManus, Warrior Agency

15:00 coffee break

14:15 onwards: Ad hoc clinics – get your burning questions answered
Chris Rigby, Big Solar Co-op – solar design + tech
Gordon Coppock, Pomona Solar – approaching host sites
Noel Lambert, Big Solar Co-op – tools, socials, onboarding, outreach
Martin Heath, Basingstoke Energy Services Co-operative – hands on solar tech demo
Jon Halle, Sharenergy – financial agreements

15:00 Workshop: What are the challenges to Zero Carbon projects?
Noel Lambert, Big Solar Co-op & Daniel Heery, Charge my Street

16:00 – Close