What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)?

The clean energy transition is taking on a new dynamic in Europe and worldwide. "Energy efficiency first" and "global leadership in renewables" are at the centre of this transformation process. This requires strong policies, competitive businesses, technology innovation, investments and the involvement of the citizens. By addressing these topics and more, the annual World Sustainable Energy Days attract over 660 participants from over 50 countries each year.

In 3 days, the event offers delegates:

  • 6 dedicated conferences, including the European Energy Efficiency Policy Conference, the European Pellet Conference, the Industrial Energy Efficiency Conference and the Smart E-Mobility Conference
  • technical visits to innovative energy projects
  • a major tradeshow on building efficiency and renewable energy with 1,600 exhibiting companies
  • networking with businesses, research and policy makers

Who attends the event?

  • A wide range of business actors engaged in the energy transition: technology and equipment companies, energy companies, service providers, planners, developers, financing sector etc.
  • the sustainable energy research community
  • representatives from public bodies (e.g. EU institutions, national, regional and local governments, energy agencies)
  • Over 660 experts each year from more than 60 countries!

When does it take place?

04 - 06 March 2020

Where does it happen?

Wels/Austria. The region of Upper Austria is an ideal location for this conference: Through significant increases in energy efficiency and renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings have been reduced by 41 % in 10 years. Over 58 % of all space heating and 31 % of the primary energy in Upper Austria already come from renewables. Over 2 billion Euro are invested annually in the energy transition.

How to join?

Mark your calendar, register today, book your hotel, finalise your travel details and come join us at the WSED in Wels!

Value for your time!

In just 3 days, you can profit from a comprehensive package:

  • up-to-date information on markets, policies, technologies, financing, business models, research and case studies
  • hands-on experience through technical site visits
  • a tradeshow with 1,600 exhibiting companies
  • new business opportunities
  • valuable networking possibilities
  • Austrian hospitality!

 

Clean. Competitive. Connected.


European Pellet Conference, 04 - 05 March

With more than 450 participants from over 50 countries each year, it is the largest annual pellet event worldwide. In just 2.5 days, the event offers delegates a full package:

  • a leading international conference
  • a major tradeshow on renewable energy with over 100 pellet-related exhibitors
  • a full-day of technical site visits on fuels, equipment and exemplary installations
  • meeting opportunities for pellet actors along the value chain

European Energy Efficiency Conference, 04 - 06 March

The clean energy transition is taking on a new dynamic in Europe and worldwide. "Energy efficiency first" is at the centre of this transformation process. This requires strong policies, competitive businesses, technology innovation, investments and the involvement of the citizens. By addressing these topics and more, the annual European Energy Efficiency Conference attracts over 400 participants from over 50 countries each year.


Young Energy Efficiency Researchers ConferenceYoung Energy Researchers, 04 March
Young Biomass Researchers Conference, 05 March

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

Energy Efficiency Policy Conference, 05 March

Energy Efficiency Watch Ā· Policy Ā· Markets Ā· Financing


Innovation Workshops Energy and Buildings, 05 - 06 March

The workshops present new research results on energy-efficient and sustainable buildings


Industrial Energy Efficiency Conference, 05 March

The conference features technologies, financing and best practice examples for the industrial energy transition in energy-intensive and non-energy intensive industries.


Smart E-Mobility Conference, 06 March

E-mobility is on the rise worldwide. The conference gives an update on technological developments and on new economic possibilities.


Technical site visits

Only for the participants of the WSED 20

  • pellets & wood chips (03 March)
  • energy efficiency (06 March)

Tradeshow "Energiesparmesse", 04 - 08 March

Leading tradeshow on renewable energy and energy efficiency with 100,000 visitors and 900 exhibitors annually


Poster Presentation, 04 - 06 March

An opportunity to display successful biomass projects and products as well as results of EU projects to international experts