Solar Media’s editorial team has been delivering quality, independent news for the global solar photovoltaic industry for more than a decade. The editorial team has journalists in Europe, Asia and North America, providing authoritative and insightful news, features and analysis both online and in print. Having launched its flagship title PV Tech in 2009, Solar Media’s in-house editorial is now responsible for four industry-leading daily news sites covering the international solar, storage and clean technology industries, as well as two print publications documenting both upstream and downstream solar PV sectors in significant detail.

In 2014 Solar Media began market coverage of key technology sectors that would enable higher penetration of solar power in the broader energy mix. Today the portfolio has expanded to cover key sectors in Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles and digitalisation of the energy sector.

Meet the editorial team


Mark Osborne

Senior News Editor

Mark launched PV Tech in 2007 as founding senior news editor, helping create its two technical journals Photovoltaics International and PV Tech Power alongside it. Mark covers the key developments in the PV industry on a global level and continues to provide insight and analysis via white papers, news stories and his editor's blog.

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Carrie Bei Xiao

Editorial Manager, China

Carrie, has been with Solar Media since 2012 and is responsible for all of our Chinese language content. She is well known in the industry and brings exclusive news and content from China to the rest of the world.


Andy Colthorpe

Deputy Editor in Chief

Andy Colthorpe has been editor of since its launch in 2014. Formerly a writer for PV Tech, he believes that amazing clean energy technologies and businesses behind them are endlessly fascinating as well as offering hope for the future.


Cameron Murray

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Cameron joined Solar Media in February 2022 after four years covering the international healthcare sector. Working on Energy-Storage.News across market segments, he is especially interested in second-life battery solutions, lithium-ion gigafactories and the growth of grid-scale battery storage across Europe.

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Jonathan Touriño Jacobo


Jonathan recently finished an MA in Data Journalism where he covered environmental stories for Birmingham Eastside, mainly about the launch of a clean air zone in Birmingham and the phase out of fossil fuel cars in the UK by 2030, and also collaborated in a cross-border collaborative project for Lighthouse Reports in 2021.

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Simon Yuen

Section Editor

Simon has worked for several news companies, including two B2B media firms, in Hong Kong since 2012 before relocating to London in mid-2022. He joined Solar Media in January 2023 and focuses on PV Tech Premium, for which he produced in-depth articles, offering the latest information and insights on the international solar power sector.


JP Casey

Section Editor

Casey joined Solar Media in May 2023 following several years of work on magazines covering the power and mining industries. Their interests include the challenges and opportunities that arise from new solar module manufacturing processes, the role of the global mineral supply chain on the solar sector and writing lists in threes.

George Heynes

George Heynes


George joined Solar Media in 2022 and reports across Current± and Solar Power Portal. Having previously worked for H2 View and Rhotic Media, he brings experience and knowledge within the renewable and financial sectors to Solar Media.

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Lena Dias Martins


Lena joined Solar Media in 2022 writing for its two UK sites, Current± and Solar Power Portal. Having covered the UK Government’s ‘Green Day’ announcement and followed the Review of Electricity Markets Arrangements (REMA), she has developed a particular interested in UK energy policies the development of flexibility services.

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Will Norman


After graduating from UCL and working in Spain, Will began his career in journalism at Solar Media in October 2022 as a Junior Reporter. He works primarily on PV Tech and has developed an interest in the international geopolitical and industrial trends that underpin the solar and renewable energy markets.

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