Third keynote announced at POWER-GEN and Renewable Energy World Europe 2014

T1S1P1 Martin GiesenPOWER-GEN Europe and its co-located event Renewable Energy World Europe, the leading conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, has confirmed Dr Martin Giesen, Executive Chairman of the Board of Advanced Power AG as the third speaker for the highly anticipated keynote address is. Dr Giesen will be joining Dipl. Ing Matthias Hartung, Chief Executive Officer, RWE Generation SE & RWE Power AG, Germany; and Mr Vesa Riihimaki, President, Power Plants & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland.

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Download the official POWER-GEN and Renewable Energy World Europe App

With so much going on at this year’s POWER-GEN and Renewable Energy World Europe, the event organisers at PennWell have released an official event app to make it easier and more convenient for you to plan your time at the events.

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Powering up renewables

WartsilaWith electricity demand and output from wind and solar generators oscillating rapidly, the need for flexible power to balance electricity systems is self-evident.  What remains under debate is the best means for flexibility. In a new book launched at POWER-GEN Europe, Wärtsilä reviews the plausible solutions. Kenneth Engblom, director of Wärtsilä Power Plants, reports.

In the cafes and bars of Cologne, surrounding the POWER-GEN Europe exhibition this June, one pressing issue sure to be the subject of intense scrutiny is renewables integration.

Despite the economic downturn, the boom of wind and solar energy continues. In the European Union, renewables accounted for almost 70% of additions to electric capacity in 2012, mostly from solar PV and wind power. Continue reading

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POWER-GEN and Renewable Energy World Europe 2014 dedicates Joint Plenary Panel Discussion to Europe’s power transition

The Joint Plenary Panel Discussion at this year’s POWER-GEN and Renewable Energy World Europe takes its focus from the overall theme of the joint events: ‘Navigating the Power Transition’. The debate is set to be one of the conference highlights, and marks the midpoint of this three-day event. Continue reading

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Take your event experience online this year at POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe

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POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe are introducing a variety of opportunities for you to interact with other exhibitors, visitors and speakers on social media. Attract more visitors to your stand and make new contacts by getting involved in the following ways:

Social testimonials

Exhibitors and visitors are invited to complete the below sentences on Twitter or Facebook:

  • #PGE14 works for me because…”
  • #REWE14 works for me because…”

Use this to share your ‘best bits’ about the event and promote your presence using the relevant hashtags.

Selfies / exhibition photographs

Take a photograph of yourself or your stand and post this on your Twitter or Facebook feed along with the relevant hashtag: #PGE14 or #REWE14.

Post your pictures alongside your company announcements, to increaseyour profile at the event, and encourage attendees to visit your stand.

The best posts, using the relevant #PGE14, #REWE14 hashtags, will be promoted in the Power Engineering International Show Daily Newspaper and video instalment. They will also be retweeted by POWER-GEN Europe and/or Renewable Energy World Europe.

Make the most of these great new ways to network and don’t forget to join our other social media groups below for more opportunities to interact with the wider event community.

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POWER-GEN & Renewable Energy World Europe: three days in 90 minutes

This year’s POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe conferences are introducing a new session called the Joint Summary Session which will boil the three day conferences down into just 90 minutes.

Jacob Klimstra, author of the new book “Power Supply Challenges”, will kick-off the session by presenting his own unique take on the conference.

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Ensuring reliable supply in Europe’s erratic energy market

Tim VinkA fully operational internal market for electricity is the only viable option for achieving energy security, but it will take a decade or more to realise, warns Tim Vink, POWER-GEN Europe Advisory Board member and Regulatory Affairs Director, Honeywell EMEA.

Energy security has been a high priority politically. Over the last 30 years, European governments have been deregulating and privatising energy markets, with the biggest challenge being to implement an appropriate regulatory framework that guarantees reliable energy supply.

The challenge has been brought into sharp focus in Germany’s energy market, where the Energiewende – the transition towards the increased integration of renewables – has meant increased market instability. This could well impact other European markets as Germany may become a net-importer of power.

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