In a few weeks, the wind sector's largest international trade show opens its doors in Husum, Germany. From September 18-22, some 1,200 exhibitors will be on hand at the Husum Fairgrounds. An estimated 36,000 visitors are expected to have a look at the latest technological developments, products, and services. This year, the trade show is taking place under the aegis of EU Commissioners Günther Oettinger (Energy) and Connie Hedegaard (Climate).
Back in 2010, emerging markets overtook developed economies in terms of financial new investments in renewables for the first time. Time to settle back because wind energy in emerging markets is well on a winning track? Not quite yet. Obstacles remain especially in terms of wind project finance.
Deutsche Messe is expanding its portfolio of events in Brazil by launching a new trade fair, RENEX South America, which will premiere at the FIERGS Exhibition & Convention Centre in Porto Alegre in November 2013. RENEX, which is short for “Renewable Energy Exposition,” will showcase all the latest technological developments and solutions in the renewables sector.
The two trade fair organizers Hamburg Messe & Congress and Messe Husum & Congress have reached an agreement on the venue for the wind power trade show in 2014. In the compromise reached, Hamburg will host the international trade fair every two years, with Husum being the venue for the national trade fair every other two years starting in 2015.
How can wind energy projects aid employment and economic development in new markets without increasing project costs? The 8th Wind Energy and Development Dialog, taking place in Berlin on October 24, 2013, is centered around this question. Under the title "Perspectives on creating local content in the wind sector in developing and emerging economies", we aim to intensify exchange between stakeholders from partner countries and the German wind industry and to discuss strategies for creating local content.
Perspectives on creating local content in the wind sector in developing and emerging economies. On 24th of October, the German Wind Energy Association (BWE), the German Engineering Federation (VDMA Power Systems) and the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) convened more than 100 manufactures, developers and operators of wind power plants as well as political decision makers from Germany and several developing and emerging countries in Berlin to discuss perspectives on and approaches to local value creation in the wind energy sector.
From 23-26 September 2014, WindEnergy Hamburg – the global trade show for the wind power sector – will take place for the first time. Across 65,000 square meters of exhibition floor space, more than 1,000 planners, manufacturers, suppliers, financers, operators, energy providers, and service providers will be presenting themselves from the onshore and offshore sectors along with R&D.