(Prof. Peter Droege, President EUROSOLAR e.V. / Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann)
Düsseldorf, 16 March 2017. The 11th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES 2017) of EUROSOLAR e.V. and the 6th Energy Storage Europe 2017 (ESE) trade fair from Messe Düsseldorf will end today. More than 650 experts attended the conferences and discussed the latest developments focusing on science and research (IRES) and business and finance (ESE). Over 4,200 visitors from more than 55 countries attended this year's trade fair. These figures affirm yet again the position of the IRES Conference, the Energy Storage Europe Conference and the trade fair as the world's leading platform for storage technologies – ranging from battery storage to thermal and mechanical storage up to Power2Gas and their practical applications.
Bonn, 16 February 2017. For the third time EUROSOLAR e.V. and Messe Düsseldorf will organize the biggest energy storage event of the year, including the 11th International Conference on Renewable Energies (IRES) and the 6th Energy Storage Europe (ESE). From 14 to 16 March 2017 international experts from science and research, business and finance, politics and society will meet to discuss the progress of storage technologies and their market launch. The two conferences, together with the world's largest trade fair for storage solutions, form the most comprehensive event in the industry. The visitors expect a varied and extensive event and supporting program on three days.
Bonn, 15 February 2017. EUROSOLAR’s European Solar Prize enters the next round! Applications and proposals for the European Solar Prize 2017 can now be submitted. The call for entries is addressed in ten prize categories to decentralized actors in the field of renewable energies who, by means of innovation and outstanding commitment, point the way into a renewable future. Cities, municipalities, architects, communal and private companies, associations, organizations and cooperatives, journalists and, of course, citizens who actively support the energy transition can apply.
The application period runs until 31 May 2017. All submissions will be submitted to a qualified jury, who will decide in summer about this year’s award winners. The celebratory event will take place on 18 November 2017 at Technical University Vienna in Austria.
Düsseldorf, 15 February 2017. What is status quo of the most important international storage markets? How can storage solutions be financed and how much storage capacity is required in total? These are important issues of this year‘s Energy Storage Europe Conference. With speakers from the International Energy Agency, Samsung SDI, Uniper, Innogy, Allianz Climate Solutions and IHS Technology, the conference pools the knowledge of leading manufacturers, energy providers as well as market experts, financing and climate experts.