[Global Exhibition 2013] Renewable Energy Exhibitions for the Sustainable Growth

The world population in the year 2100 will be in excess of 12 billion. If the current trends in technological progress and innovation continue, the demand for energy then will be five times greater than what it is now. If we continue the policy of using coal, oil and gas at the present rate, then by the year 2020 the global temperature will have increased by two degrees Celsius. We do not need reminding of the adverse effects of this: the increased risk of flooding in lowland areas, the processes of desertification, and changing climate all over the world.

It is a known fact that at the present moment renewable energy contributes only 11% to our primary energy. If we intend to do something about our planet, to safeguard our future and to create a healthy environment for the generations to come, then we must all actively utilize renewable energy in our daily life. It is expected that 60% of all our energy will come from renewable energy by the year 2070. The sooner we employ the attitude that today is better than tomorrow, the greater the opportunity to increase this figure to 80%.

The World Solar Summit, World Solar Decade and the World Bank have recently allocated over four billion dollars to projects dealing with renewable energy and the environment. This clearly demonstrates the importance of renewable energy as the new source of power for the future.

Look around global renewable energy exhibitions and see the efforts people make!

1. World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, DC

The World Energy Engineering Congress(WEEC) will be held once again in Washington, DC for 2013. Now in its 36th year, the WEEC is is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals in all areas of the energy field. It is the one truly comprehensive forum where you can fully assess the “big picture” and see exactly how the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends all merge to shape your critical decisions on your organization’s energy and economic future.

The WEEC features a large, multi-track conference agenda, a full line-up of seminars on a variety of current topics, and a comprehensive exposition of the market’s most promising new technologies. Among featured speakers for 2013 are former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, speaking on Will Innovation and Green Technologies Save the Global Economy, Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan, speaking on What to Expect on Energy Policy Under President Obama’s Second Term, Exxon Mobil V.P for Corporate Strategic Planning William (Bill) Colton, speaking on The Long Term Energy Outlook, and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama President Jim Bolte speaking on Toyota’s Sustainability Plan.

2. World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

The World Future Energy Summit(WFES) is the world’s foremost event dedicated to renewable energies, energy efficiency and clean technologies. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, WFES includes a world-class Conference, an international Exhibition, the Project & Finance Village, the Young Future Energy Leaders program, as well as a number of corporate meetings and concurrent social events.

Hosted by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted renewable energy company, and staged at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the WFES Conference attracts world leaders, international policy makers, industry experts, investors from the public and private sector and media, who gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss practical and sustainable solutions to future energy challenges.
The WFES Exhibition is an international business platform that connects project owners and solution providers to investors and buyers from the public and private sector.


International Fair for Solar Energy Technologies, an event devoted to solar and thermal energy will take place next July 17 to 19, 2013, at the Centro de Exposições Imigrantes, in São Paulo. The event is organized by the Grupo Cipa Fiera Milano and Artenergy Publishing and fosters business and opportunities for the solar industry in South America. 250 Brazilian and international exhibiting companies from Italy, the US, Germany, Spain, and China, among others will present their technologies, services and solutions for industrial and civil applications of solar thermal and photovoltaic energy, inverters and other renewable sources of energy.

In addition to EnerSolar + Brasil, two parallel events will also be held. These are Greenergy & Biogas Brasil the international fair dedicated to renewable energy, biofuels, biogas, and biomass; and Eolica Brasil Small Wind

Alternatives and routes for the use of renewable types of energy will be addressed during the III Ecoenergy Congress which will bring together Brazilian and international authorities from diverse segments of the renewable energy industry. For this year, the organization expects to welcome 8,000 visitors wishing to learn about the latest news in clean and renewable energy. Visitors include engineers, architects, businessmen from the energy industry, construction, hotels, farmers, CEOs and directors of the main organizations in the energy and environment industry.

4. World Smart Energy Week in Tokyo

World Smart Energy Week is one of the few specialised shows in the world covering such as wide range of smart/renewable energy. From power generation, storage application to related processing technologies, the show was able to offer business opportunities to many sectors of the smart/renewable energy industry.
Many seminars were held within the exhibition halls during the show period which allowed exhibitors to promote their latest products and technologies.

Also a specialised seminar was conducted by PV system integrators. As though to reflect the accelerating number of PV system installations in Japan, the number of attendees increased greatly and the general atmosphere and the energy at the sessions were even more lively and serious.

The show was well attended by top industry leaders, national and international governmentofficials. The following events illustrate the involvement of such individuals this year.

The event grabbed the attention of both show participants and media attention by the line-up of high profile leaders and by the level of support show by such leaders.
With the growing reputation and scale of the show, World Smart Energy Week will continue to serve as a business platform for the smart/renewable energy industry and the gateway into the Japanese/Asian-Pacific market.

5. Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition in Dubai

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who has launched the initiative to build a green economy in the UAE under the theme ‘Green Economy for Sustainable Development,’ DEWA is working to realise the vision of His Highness to build a sustainable future for the Emirate of Dubai.

To achieve this, everyone at DEWA, from top leadership to its frontline staff, aim to make DEWA become a sustainable world-class utility, and are actively working to achieve this on many different levels. We are implementing a range of initiatives to acquire global best practices in the field of renewable energy and environmentally-friendly technologies as part of our overall strategy to develop a sustainable future for the Emirate of Dubai, for generations to come.

The 15th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2013 hosted 1,360 exhibitors from 32 countries and approximately 15,800 visitors. The largest regional event of its kind, it aims to attract over 1,500 exhibitors from 40 countries in 2014. The 16th WETEX 2014 supports this strategy, and its theme is ‘At the forefront of sustainability.’ WETEX is focused on various sectors and segments with a wide variety of displays, seminars and technologies with insights from international experts from around the world.

6. International Exhibition on Environmental Technology & Green Energy in Korea

International Exhibition on Environmental Technology & Green Energy is the biggest green exhibition in Korea. It is expected to provide a place where all the advanced green energy technologies are introduced.

This year, 201 domestic companies and 109 foreign companies from German, China and Japan will attend. The presence of 310 companies from 23 countries is going to make it the biggest green energy exhibition in Korea. Also, more than 2,000 newly developed Eco-Friendly technologies and products are set to be unveiled.

The most important feature of ‘ENVEX 2013’ is the invitation of foreign buyers from countries around the world including China, Vietnam and Brazil whose market provides opportunities for domestic companies to expand their market share globally. The goal is set to achieve purchasing contract of 220 billion won, inviting 250 real buyers from 45 countries.  About 1,000 foreign buyers annually visit the exhibition, too. The total number of foreign visitors are 1,500. All the exhibitors will be able to have a chance to promote products to them.

For the people who have difficulty in visiting the site of ‘ENVEX 2013’, ‘Cyber ENVEX System’ is available. Visit http://www.ECOEXPO.or.kr to see the exhibited booths and have a online consultation.

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