donderdag 22 januari 2015

Austria: World Sustainable Energy Days, 25-27 Feb. 2015

Source: Enterprise Europe Network Austria

The World Sustainable Energy Days, one of the largest annual conferences in this field in Europe, offer a unique combination of events on sustainable energy.
For more than 20 years, experts from all over the world have gathered in Upper Austria to attend the events. In 2014, more than 750 decision makers from 59 countries participated in the conference! The global meeting place for the sustainable energy community includes: 6 conferences being
  • Pellets, 
  • Nearly Zero Energy Buildings, 
  • Energy Efficiency Watch, 
  • Commercial Buildings, 
  • Smart Windows, 
  • Young Researchers,
3 Hands-on events (a major trade show, B2B Meetings and Site Visits) The event offers up-to-date information on technologies, policies and markets and an excellent platform for new contacts and new business opportunities.
Tradeshow "Energiesparmesse"
In parallel with the conferences, the Energiesparmesse, a leading tradeshow on energy efficiency
and renewable energy, is held. This event attracts around 100,000 visitors and about 1,600 exhibiting
companies annually.
Visiting days for professionals: 25 - 26 February
Days for the general public: 27 February - 1 March
Opening times: 09.00 - 18.00

B2B Meetings
The B2B Meetings offer companies and research organisations the opportunity to meet potential
co-operation and business partners from all over the world in individually planned meetings. A separate pre-registration is required.
  • Biomass: Thursday, 26 February, 8.20 - 10.00
  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Thursday, 26 February, 12.00 - 14.00

Site Visits:
Excursions by bus to interesting sites in the surrounding area
  • Pellets & Wood Chips: Tuesday, 24 February, 8.30 - 19.00
  • NZ EB: Friday, 27 February, 13.30 - 17.45

Stadthalle Wels, Austria, Pollheimer Strasse 1, 4600 Wels (close to Linz Austria)

Conference languages: English, German, Russian

Further information and registration:
Please find more detailed information or register online at

The OÖ Energiesparverband
The OÖ Energiesparverband, the organiser of the World Sustainable Energy Days, is the energy agency  of Upper Austria. Located in Linz/Austria, it was setup to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, sources and innovative energy technologies. Its main target groups are private households, companies and public bodies.
The OÖ Energiesparverband is also responsible for the management of the Oekoenergie-Cluster (, the network of renewable energy and energy efficiency companies in Upper Austria. Together, the partner companies have more than 9,300 employees and a turnover of more than 2.3 billion Euro.
Among the OEC companies are European market leaders in biomass boilers and solar thermal collectors. Further information on the OÖ Energiesparverband and the Oekoenergie-Cluster at:,

Upper Austria
The region of Upper Austria is one of Austria's nine regions and has a population of 1.4 million. In the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency, Upper Austria plays a leading role. 36 % of the primary energy consumption are produced from renewable energy sources (mostly biomass, hydro and solar). Upper Austria has set itself the ambitious target of covering 100 % of its space heat and electricity demand with renewable energy sources by 2030.

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