Solar Power Portal Awards

17 October 2018 | The Hilton Metropole, Birmingham

The Solar Power Portal Awards will return for its sixth year in 2018 with an expanded set of categories, including several new ones. The evening will once again be host to up to 600 clean energy professionals from the UK and beyond, with 15 prizes up for grabs at a glittering gala dinner ceremony. For the first time this year’s Awards will give energy storage equal footing, with Solar Power Portal sharing the stage with sister publication Energy-Storage.News.

The Awards will also continue to coincide with Solar Media’a Solar & Storage Live exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC.

This year's Awards will be hosted by architect and TV presenter George Clarke. Find out more or book your place by clicking the ‘tickets’ tab at the top of the page.

Award Categories

The Awards

Booking your place

Tickets for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are competitively priced and as follows:

Individual tickets
Table of 12

As ever, companies lucky enough to be shortlisted will receive two free tickets to the ceremony. Additional tickets for shortlisted companies can purchase additional tickets at the following rates:

Additional shortlist tickets
Upgrade to table of 12

The ticket price includes entry to the drinks reception, gala ceremony, three-course meal with accompanying drink and evening entertainment. Book early to avoid disappointment.


The Evening

The evening starts at 7pm with a pre-awards drinks reception for which each attendee is invited to. Dinner will then be called, starting at 8:15pm. The awards ceremony will start at 10pm, following which evening entertainment will commence. The bar will remain open until 1am.

Our host for the evening will be architect and TV presenter George Clarke.

Hosted by George Clarke

George Clarke

George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He has set up an independent television production company, Amazing Productions, to focus on factual programming for all the main UK broadcasters. George also enjoys lecturing and is passionate about the way architecture can transform our everyday lives; his aim is to make architecture popular and accessible to everyone. George is an ambassador for Shelter, The Maggie Centre’s, The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and City & Country Group. George is also patron of Knights Youth Centre, the Civic Trust Awards and passionate supporter of Sunderland Football Club - so much so that he is a Trustee of The Foundation of Light. Most recently George is a founding trustee of the Ministry Of Building Innovation & Education (MOBIE) a charity that is working to address the skills shortage in the house building industry.


The Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 is on 17 October this year!

The Hilton Metropole, Birmingham, UK

The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

0121 780 4242


Solar Power Portal
Solar Media Limited
3rd Floor, America House
2 America Square
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 207 871 0122 (available 9-6 GMT)

For all enquiries email the Awards team at