Conference Guide

WSED 2022 Conference Guide: Programme ● Locations ● Logistics

What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)?


Fit for 55:
2022: Energy transition - full speed ahead!

The new "Fit for 55" package aims to put the EU on track towards climate neutrality. Energy accounts for 75% of GHG emissions. Speeding up the energy transition is critical!

In 2022, the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) presented the far-reaching transformation of policies, technologies and markets for achieving climate neutrality and how to raise the pace of change. The WSED are a leading annual conference on the energy transition and climate neutrality with more than 650 participants from over 55 countries.

When did it take place?

5 - 8 April 2022

How to join?

Hybrid Event

  • On-site participation: following COVID rules in place at the time of the event.
  • Online participation from anywhere in the world


Conference office

OÖ Energiesparverband
Landstrasse 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386

Conference venue

Stadthalle Wels, Pollheimerstrasse 1, 4600 Wels, Austria

Travel Information

Who attends the event?

Over 650 experts from more than 55 countries each year! A wide range of actors engaged in the energy transition:

  • technology and equipment companies, energy companies, service providers, planners, developers, financing sector etc.
  • the energy research community
  • representatives from public bodies (e.g. EU institutions, national, regional and local governments, energy agencies)

Where does it happen?

In Wels/Austria. The region of Upper Austria is an ideal location for this conference: Through significant increases in energy efficiency and renewable energy, GHG emissions from buildings were reduced by 39 % in 10 years. 60 % of all space heating and 31 % of the primary energy in Upper Austria already come from renewables.

Upper Austria

The conference organiser: OÖ Energiesparverband

The OÖ Energiesparverband (ESV) is the energy agency of Upper Austria. The agency, which was established by the regional government, drives the energy transition by promoting energy efficiency, renewables and e-mobility. It provides comprehensive services to households, businesses of all sizes and municipalities. It also supports energy technology companies in the context of the Cleantech-Cluster.

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