Events 2011

6th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition (IRES 2011)
bcc Berlin Congress Center, November 28-30, 2011

Because of the huge success EUROSOLAR and the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) have continued the IRES series in 2011 in cooperation with EnergyAgency.NRW.

The view in the professional energy storage world is that IRES has meanwhile developed into the central platform for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas on one of the key issues of future energy supply. IRES 2010 attracted attendance from 41 countries with 600 attendees. Also this year, around 600 attendees from Germany, Europe and abroad took part in the event.

European Solar Prize2 December 2011, 18:00, Berlin branch of KfW Bankengruppe

EUROSOLAR will celebrate in cooperation with the KfW-Bankengruppe excellence and innovation in the field of solar energy through the annual European Solar Prize on 2 December 2011 at the Berlin branch of the KfW-Bankengruppe.

Dr. Hermann ScheerSymposium at the Atrium of Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin
14 October 2011

Hermann Scheer was taken from us at age 66 fully engaged in a life of ideas and initiatives, a life full of many notable achievements. With courage, far-sightedness and determination he significantly influenced the political discourse in the country in many fields. First and foremost he made the shift to renewable energy happen, a shift which he realized early was essential ecologically and for peace-making efforts. He was a thought leader and motivator, reformer and revolutionary.

IRENEC 2011Organized by EUROSOLAR Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey, 6 - 8 October 2011

IRENEC 2011 seeks options to realize the impressive transition from fossil fuels to a wide range of renewable energy sources in all energy-related activities. As the global energy consumption and the resultant harmful emissions dramatically increase, know-how transfer and true policy making becomes extremely important to the goal of 100 % Renewable Energy to be achieved without nuclear energy or carbon-capture technologies. The conference will serve as an important means of exhanging ideas in this area.

Eurosolar ItaliaPromoted by Eurosolar Italia jointly with UIA/ARES and the Board of Architects P.P.C. of Rome and Province, was held in Rome, Italy 19 - 20 May 2011, as the preparatory event for the XXIV UIA World Conference

The Rome International Conference aimed to draw the attention to the challenge that Architecture and Urban Planning have to face in the path towards the environmental and economical sustainability. The emerging need for zero energy and sustainable architecture make necessary a new planning and design process, giving to the achitect the new role of "integrator" of different kinds of techniques, technologies and knowledge. The event discussed and presented some selected design experiences of sustainable architecture and urban planning.