Programme overview 2017

The World Sustainable Energy Days 2017 offered a unique combination of events on sustainable energy:

European Pellet Conference, 1 - 2 March

The world's largest annual conference on pellets:
Technologies • Markets • Policies • Financing

  • World Pellet Business Forum
  • Pellet Technology Outlook
  • Pellet Market News Worldwide
  • Pellet Business Cooperation Platform
  • "Pellet Tradeshow" (with more than 100 pellet-related exhibitors)

European Energy Efficiency Conference, 1 - 3 March

Policies •  Markets  • Business models • Research & innovation Technologies  • Financing  • Best practice solutions


European Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference, 2 - 3 March

High efficiency buildings supplied by renewable energy:
Technologies • Policies • Financing • Innovative energy services • Best practice examples for new construction and renovation


Young Researchers Conference: Energy Efficiency + Biomass, 1 - 2 March

  • 2 conferences presenting the work and achievements of young researchers
  • Awards "Best Young Researcher: Energy Efficiency" and "Best Young Researcher: Biomass"

European Energy Efficiency Watch Conference, 3 March

Update on the implementation of the EU energy efficiency policies • Policy examples


E-Mobility & Smart Buildings Conference, 3 March

Market overview • Building integration, energy management, storage and charging solutions • Best practice examples


Energy Efficiency Services and Business Conference, 2 - 3 March

Financing and operational models • Energy Performance Contracting & other integrated services for buildings and installations


European Research Conference: Buildings, 1 March

New research results on on energy-efficient and sustainable buildings
Novel materials • Energy storage • Building energy systems • Smart buildings • High performance buildings • Deep renovation • Renewable energy • Indoor air quality


Cooperation Platform, 1 - 2 March

Finding new business partners in bilateral meetings (biomass and energy efficiency)


Technical Site Visits

Only for the participants of the WSED17

  • Pellets & Wood Chips (28 February)
  • Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (3 March)

Tradeshow "Energiesparmesse", 1 - 5 March

Leading tradeshow on renewable energy and energy efficiency with 100,000 visitors and 1,600 exhibitors annually


Poster Presentation, 1 - 3 March

Offers the opportunity to display successful initiatives and projects on energy efficiency and renewable energy