5th International Congress & Exhibition on Energy Efficiency /EE/ & Renewable Energy Sources /RES/ for South-East Europe

EventsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 6/2008

6-8 April 2009
National Palace of Culture /NDK/, Sofia BULGARIA
Strategic Partner: Germany             Country in Focus: Austria

The Forum presents the European EE & RES knowledge and experience, and is an excellent platform for dialogue and business contacts. Its goal is to encourage investment in energy efficiency and the implementation of renewable energy in the Region of South-East Europe. Due to the top figure of merits Germany is again the Strategic Partner of the initiative, while following its intensive activities and efforts in the Region, Austria is the 2009 Country in Focus. The Congress is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics & Technology as well as the Austrian Environmental Ministry. There will be a strong German and Austrian participation at the exhibition. Partners of the event are also the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture and Food, European Photovoltaic Industry Association; Serbian Energy Efficiency Agency; Austrian Energy Agency; International Solar Energy Society (ISES); Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA); European Biomass Industry Association (EUBIA); etc.
The event offers a wide range of interactive features: presentations, discussions, parallel workshops, networking, matchmaking session, poster session, EE & RES Exhibition, etc.

The 2008 edition of the Congress was organized in partnership with 25 international industry organizations from the Region of South-East Europe as well as 32 national and international media. 54 highly qualified speakers from 14 countries shared their knowledge and experience on the latest innovations, project studies, practical results and ana-lyses in the field with over 400 delegates from 24 countries.
Speakers from Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, and UK have already confirmed their participation in the 2009 EE & RES Forum.
Some of the main sections of the 2009 Congress are:
•Strategy of the EE & RES - Politics in SE Europe in the time of Financial Crisis;
•Investments in SE Europe for EE & RES;
•EE as the Most Important Precondition for the Success of the RES;
•PV & Solar Technology in South-East Europe;
•Wind-, Geothermal- and Bio-Solutions, Waste - to - Energy.
There will be a Panel Discussion on Problems with Biofuels when overlapping with the food market.
The parallel International EE & RES Exhibition provides a showcase of innovative technology, equipment and services for implementation and utilization of renewable energy and energy saving. The event constitutes a unique and cost effective way for exhibitors to reach a wide targeted audience from the Region of South-East Europe and generate leads right on the spot.