Future events

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28 - 29 June 2017, in London, UKEuropean Solar PV Asset Management ForumThe European Solar PV Asset Management Forum will bring together the leading executives and experts from across the sector to discuss what is next for Solar in Europe.

RPIA members benefit from 15% discount from the registration fees.
For more information, go to the event page
27-29 June 2017,
in Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
POWER-GEN Europe 2017Now in its 25th year, POWER-GEN Europe and co-located Renewable Energy World Europe, is the dynamic centre point, where a rapidly evolving power industry meets to gather information and compare views on shared opportunities and challenges. Attracting a worldwide audience, it is the industry’s premier event, resolved to discussing solutions for advancing Europe's energy future.

RPIA members have discounted fees for registration.
For more information, go to the event page
21-23 June 2017, in Bucharest RoEnergy 2017 Trade FairDefinition. Business platform that promotes renewable energy in South - East Europe.

Conception. Creating an international network that would connect all the resources in RES with interest in this part of Europe.

Manifestation. Trade Fair, materialized in: Exhibition, Conferences, Business meetings, Workshops.

Purpose. New business relationships, exchange of know-how, legislative initiative, lobbying activities.

Asset. Strong partnerships with state authorities, ministries, professional associations, academics and media.

Distinctive. Estimates of the energy potential, quantifiable results from trade fairs.

Results. Establishment of new subsidiaries of Western companies in Romania, technology import and know-how.
Contact: info@roenergy.eu

RPIA members have 10% discount from the exhibition fee.

Entrance to visit the Trade Fair is free.
Participating at the Conferences is with entrance fee.
For more information, go to the event page
14 - 15 June 2017, PragueETCSEE 2017ETCSEE 2017 in Prague is the meeting place for Energy Traders in CSEE. With 18 years of experience and endorsed by EFET, ETCSEE brings you a level of quality and expertise no other event in the region can. The hottest topics, in-depth knowledge, behind the scenes insights and number 1 discussion and networking forum.

RPIA members have discounted fees for registration. Contact RPIA team in order ro receive the discounts.
For more information, go to the event page
24 May, in Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaPRIA Urban Innovation ConferencePRIAevents is hosting and organizing PRIA Urban Innovation Conference, May 24th in Cluj-Napoca – the unique
platform for in-depth discussions between government officials, local stakeholders, business representatives and
community leaders. They will highlight research and projects that are helping to build more resilient, sustainable, and
healthy urban communities.
PRIA Urban Innovation Conference will take place in Cluj-Napoca city in continuous development.
For more information, go to the event page
3-5 May 2017, in Istanbul, TurkeyICCI – Powered by POWER-GEN,
the 23rd International Energy & Environment Fair and Conference
The 23rd of the ICCI Fair and Conference, which is successfully held since 1994 and which is regularly attended by 14,044 visitors will be held, with enhanced content, as Energy and Environmental Technology Systems Fair and Conference at one of the most advantageous locations in the country in terms of location and capacity, Istanbul Expo Center, the economy and industrial capital of Turkey on May 03-05, 2017.

RPIA members have discounted registration fees.
For more information, go to the event page
25 April,
in Bucharest, Romania
PRIA EnergyOne of the most complex events dedicated to the energy sector in Romania, which gathers the most important leaders in energy, consultants, lawyers, investors, bankers and mass media representatives. For more information, go to the event page
24 - 25 April 2017, LondonManaging European Solar Assets
Best Practice and Optimisation of Solar Portfolios
In 2016 the European solar market exceeded 100GW of installed capacity. With EPC warranties ending and 20-30 operational years ahead, asset managers and owners have a responsibility to ensure solar assets are optimised to provide the payback periods promised and meet Europe’s growing low carbon electricity demands.

Managing European Solar Assets will discuss best practices to measure asset performance, develop strong KPIs, advancements in monitoring hardware and software, avoiding hardware failings, and how to balance costs against service in O&M contracts.

Ciprian Glodeanu, RPIA President, will be speaker at this event.

RPIA members have 15% discount from the registration fees.
For more information, go to the event page
30 March 2017, in BucharestEnergynomics Spring CocktailFor the fourth year in a row, energynomics.ro organizes Spring Cocktail, an original concept event dedicated to the exchange of ideas on the Romanian energy industry.

discount for RPIA members is 20% from the registration fee (80 EUR+VAT)
Main contact: Denisa Nicola - denisa.nicola@wing-media.com
For more information, go to the event page
08 December, 2016 in Bucharest, Romaniaenergynomics Awards GalaHigh-end event to recognize the companies and personalities active in the Romanian energy industry this year. Access to competition is open and free for all companies active in the energy industry in Romania.For more information, go to the event page
22-23 November, 2016
in Lisbon, Portugal
3rd Annual Microgrid Global Innovation ForumThe 3rd Annual Microgrid Global Innovation Forum, November 22-23, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal focuses on the latest technology advances and business models for the deployment of hybrid renewable energy microgrids in grid-connected and off-grid (remote, rural and island) environments. A series of in-depth presentations and interactive panel discussions will examine the most recent technology advances, case studies, and lessons learned to date. The Forum is intended for microgrid project developers, owners, and entrepreneurs, as well as utility and energy provider professionals and indivduals at renewable energy companies, power control system vendors, energy storage companies, regulatory and NGOs, academic institutions, and financial companies.

RPIA members have discounted registration fees, please contact RPIA team for more details.
For full information, visit www.microgridinnovation.com, email info@microgridinnovation.com, or call +1-815-310-3343
For more information, go to the event page
19 - 21 October 2016 in Warsaw, PolandRENEXPO® Poland
6th International Trade Fair and Conferences for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
REECO Poland invites all interested persons for another, already the sixth, edition of International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RENEXPO® Poland, which taking place on 19 - 21.10.2016 in Expocentre EXPO XXI in Warsaw.
RENEXPO® Poland provides practical insights into the legal framework conditions and market overview regarding the development of solar energy in Poland. Experts from national solar associations and the solar industry, grid operators, national and regional authorities and other
specialists speak about market perspectives and barriers to the development of solar industry in Poland. The 6th Conference on Photovoltaic in Poland and the PV Forum will be organised this year again by REECO and the Polish Society of Photovoltaic.

RENEXPO® Poland 2016:
International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Professional Conferences
Forums
Business Matching
RENERGY® AWARD powered by RENEXPO® Poland
IBEF®- International Business Exchange Forum and many other accompanying events
Secure your stand at the RENEXPO® Poland 2016 and request your non-binding quotation. Here quotation request.
Contact: info@reeco-poland.pl
Organiser
REECO Poland Sp. z o.o.
ul. Bartycka 22A/21B
00-716 Warszawa
Tel.: + 48 (0) 22 266 02 16
Fax: + 48 (0) 22 379 78 60
info@reeco-poland.pl

RPIA members benefit form a 20% dicount of the registration fee. Please contact RPIA team in order to receive the discount.
For more information, go to the event page
12 - 1 5 October 2016 in BucharestRAILF-ROMCONTROLA 2016RAILF-ROMCONTROLA 2016 will take place between 12 to 15 October, in Hall C4 within Romexpo Exhibitions Center-Bucharest, being the most important event in Romania, dedicated to the following industrial sectors: automation, instrumentation and laboratory equipment. The event is organized in partnership by The Romanian Association for Automation and Instrumentation (A.A.I.R.) and ROMEXPO S.A.
With a B2B profile and yearly editions, this very comprehensive event is organized as an exhibition and symposium, his impact being emphasized by the fact that is taking place in the same time with Bucharest International Technical Fair, the most important trade show with technical profile organized in Romania, by ROMEXPO S.A.
Last year edition of RAILF-ROMCONTROLA has gathered over 40 companies from Romania and abroad (Germany, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Poland) on a 1250 sqm, being visited by more than 1100 professionals in these fields.

RPIA members have special discounted registration fees. Contact RPIA Team for further details.
For more information, go to the event page
15 - 16 June 2016, in Bucharest, RomaniaETCSEE 2016ETCSEE is the only event to truly unite the key players in CEE & SEE energy trading. After Prague (2013) and Budapest (2014, 2015) ETCSEE is heading to Bucharest.

With 17 years of experience and endorsed by EFET, ETCSEE brings you a level of quality and expertise no other event in the region can. The hottest topics, in-depth knowledge, behind the scenes insights and number 1 discussion and networking forum.

RPIA members have special dicounted registration fees. Please contact RPIA team for more details.
For more information, go to the event page
13 - 14 April 2016, Wrocław, PolandInEnerg®
RES + Energy Efficiency
International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency
Photovoltaics will be the main theme of the fair and most of the exhibitors are from the PV industry.
During the InEnerg® in cooperation with the Polish Society for Photovoltaics, REECO organises a Workshop: Practical aspects of designing and installing photovoltaic systems deepening and consolidating the knowledge and skills concerning the design and installation of photovoltaic systems. The workshop will discuss particular stages of realizing the photovoltaic system investments, i.e. design, assembly, connecting to the distribution grid and monitoring the operation of PV systems.
Register until 11th March 2016 and benefit of the 20 % early bird discount on the registration fees!
InEnerg® has the objective of becoming a platform where experiences, ideas and the newest technologies are presented. The newest trends of the energy will be presented during the event, problems will be discussed and solutions will be offered. In addition to the innovative trade fair InEnerg offers a whole string of conferences and forums on the most important themes of the industry.
Secure your stand at the InEnerg® 2016 and request your non-binding quotation. Here quotation request. Benefit of attractive discounts for registering until 12th February, 2016!
Contact: info@reeco-poland.pl
Organiser
REECO Poland Sp. z o.o.
ul. Bartycka 22A/21B
00-716 Warszawa
Tel.: + 48 (0) 22 266 02 16
Fax: + 48 (0) 22 379 78 60
info@reeco-poland.pl

RPIA members benefit form a 20% dicount of the registration fee. Please contact RPIA team in order to receive the discount.
For more information, go to the event page
13-15 April 2016
in Lausanne, Switzerland
The Renewable Distributed Generation ForumThe next-generation energy grid will be characterized by a high penetration of renewable energy resources, distributed generation, energy storage, and a drive to control cost and Carbon emissions. The next wave of smart grid technology deployment will focus on advanced Big Data analytics, grid management, and distribution network innovations that integrate and facilitate clean energy, efficiency, and proactive customer engagement. Utilities around the world are looking at integrating more distributed solar, wind, biomass, and other renewable sources into the energy mix, leveraging smart grid and microgrid investments to deliver advanced services and improved network performance.

Industry professionals interested in speaking at the Forum are welcome to submit a presentation proposal by Friday, January 8, 2016.
For more information, go to the event page
17-18 November 2015
in Bucharest, Romania
at Palace Hall
RENEXPO® SOUTH-EAST EUROPE

Special fee rates for RPIA members (contact RPIA Team for more details)
The trade fair has the aim to accelerate progress and promote further investments in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, in order to reduce harmful CO2 emissions. Their main task is to provide the most complex platform, where key players meet every and catch all the networking opportunities in order to support their business interests.

The premiere of the 1st International Energy Efficiency Summit for the Industrial and Building Sector in Romania will take place as part of RENEXPO® SOUTH-EAST EUROPE.

Energy efficiency is vital to the success of the energy transition and for maintaining a competitive edge. The existing underused potential for saving energy in industrial and building applications for service providers and public instituions remains to be fully exploited.

Several national and international exhibiting companies, along with the whole value chain (producers, manufacturers, service suppliers, education, research, networks etc.) are able to cover together the most relevant and different energy demands.
The trade fair, conferences, workshops and side events guide and provide an overview to the private and public sector, specialists, decision makers and trend setters.

Forecast 2015*:
•110 exhibitors
•2200 specialised visitors
•600 conference participants
* estimated

Contact:
Tel.: +40-257-230-999
Fax: +40-257-230-998
info@reeco.ro
For more information, go to the event page
18 November 2015, at InterContinental Hotel, in Warsaw, PolandCEE Energy & Infrastructure Finance ForumThis exciting event is yet again entirely dedicated to solving the most critical questions of today's CEE energy sector. Private sector investments and substantial grants funded by IFI's towards Central and Eastern Europe are essential to bridge the gap between the region’s infrastructure needs and will continue to be seen crucial for the region's future development plans. Modernization of the electricity grid, boosting new interconnections and preparation for more renewable energy by 2020, calls for more infrastructure spending in CEE region. But would CEE countries have enough bankable projects to fit the investors' bill? Would the restrictions around investment regulations and investor protection be lifted? Don’t delay and register your interest for the Forum to meet with leading investors, financiers, developers, advisors, lawyers, government representatives and concessionaires to discuss: What lies ahead of CEE energy market!

Full agenda of the event can be found on EEL Events website.
Also, for more details and for registration, contact Ms. Monique Bonnick, Marketing Executive
(Eastern Europe and Turkey) EEL Events at monique.bonnick@eelevents.co.uk.

RPIA members benefit from a 20% dicount from the registration fee. For more information on how to receive the discount when registering, contact RPIA team.
For more information, go to the event page
20-21 October, 2015
in Milan, Italy
Solar Asset Management Europe 2015For the third year in a row, Solar Asset Management Europe will bring together the leading investors, owners and service providers in the European PV industry. The event provides an unparalleled networking opportunity, as well as the best way to learn about innovations and best practices for optimizing performance, management and financial returns of PV assets.

RPIA members benefit from a 10% discount from the registration fee. Contact RPIA team for more details.



Shushan Khachatryan

Project Manager, Solarplaza

For more details regarding the event, contact:
Shushan Khachatryan
Project Manager, Solarplaza
+31 10 280 9198
shushan.solarplaza sk@solarplaza.com
For more information, go to the event page
08 October 2015, at Hotel Intercontinental, in Bucharest, RomaniaRomanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015This is the second annual edition of the most important event in Romania dedicated to energy efficiency and sustainable energy program development. The opportunities and challenges of implementing energy efficiency programs as the next step in Romania’s energy strategy will be debated in the largest conference dedicated to this sector in Romania, the Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015, organized by the Romanian Association for Promoting Energy Efficiency and GOVNET Conferences.
The Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015 is a perfect networking platform that will create new ventures and investment opportunities in the area of sustainable and energy efficient program development in a crucial moment for the implementation of the 2012/27/EU Directive to Energy Efficiency.
The Forum speakers will provide the latest information to help your company adapt and comply to the Directive requirements - it will also involve you in the debate that shapes the future directions of Romania's energy markets and energy services development.
RPIA members benefit from a 15% discount from the registration fee – contact RPIA team for details.
For more information, go to the event page
23 September, 2015 at Hotel Marriott, in Bucharest, RomaniaChina (Ningbo) – Romania Investment ForumWith the occasion of the official visit in Romania of Mr. Wang Jianhou, Vice mayor of Ningbo , who is accompanied by officials of Ningbo Government and also by a large number of companies, the Department for Foreign Investments and Public-Private Partnership will organize China (Ningbo) – Romania Investment Forum. The forum is dedicated to presenting the competitive advantages of Romania and its national offer.

The event is intended to be an excellent opportunity to promote Romania and the Romanian companies in front of some important decision-makers from among the chinese officials and from among the business community in China, for attracting some investment projects in Ningbo, China.
Participation is free of charge. You can confirm your participation until 17.09.2015, specifying the name and position of the participants (a maximum of 2 persons to represent each company).

Also, on this occasion it will be printed a catalogue with the companies that will participate at the forum, thus you can send your company short profile and contact data to be listed in the catalogue until 17th September.
For more information and registration, please contact: Sorin Barariu, Communication Consultant / Email: sorin.barariu@rogalski.ro
16-17 September 2015
in Barcelona, Spain
Microgrid Global Innovation Forum The Microgrid Global Innovation Forum 2015 brings together thought leaders, energy executives, and project managers from around the world for focused networking and information sharing concerning the design, implementation and operation of hybrid energy, renewables-centric microgrids. The emphasis is on maximizing the effective use of sustainable distributed energy resources, refining the business model for a range of microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies of noteworthy grid-tied, off-grid, island, and remote systems. A unique opportunity to network one-on-one with fellow industry practitioners and researchers who are working to enhance the performance and ROI of microgrids in a full range of deployment scenarios.

Early bird registration pricing of 595€ for the two-day Forum is in effect through July 31,
2015. For full information and to register, visit www.microgridinnovation.com
For more information, go to the event page
Exhibition: 10-12 June 2015,
Conference: 9-10 June 2015
in Munich, Germany
Intersolar EuropeIntersolar Europe in Munich is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. The exhibition and accompanying Intersolar Europe Conference both focus on photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems, and renewable heating. In addition to Munich, Intersolar exhibitions and conferences are held in San Francisco, Mumbai, Beijing and São Paulo.

In 2015, ees Europe, the continent’s largest and most visited exhibition for the battery and energy storage industry, takes place for the second time in conjunction with Intersolar Europe.

The exhibition and accompanying ees Europe Conference are dedicated to renewable energy storage solutions, from residential and commercial applications to large-scale storage systems for stabilizing the grid. Associated areas such as energy management, mobility solutions, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) also provide a focus of attention. With ees Europe held in Munich, ees North America in San Francisco and ees India in Mumbai, the exhibition is represented on three continents.

RPIA members benefit from special opportunities. Please contact RPIA team for details.
For more information, go to the event page
4 June 2015,
at Cantacuzino Castle, Busteni, Romania
Energy Strategy Summit, organized by EnergynomicsWho attends Energy Strategy Summit:
Regulators and government officials
Romania’s leading companies
Infrastructure developers
Private banks, investment banks and financial advisors
Energy trading and energy efficiency solution providers
Law firms and leading consultants

4 thematic panels
all energy sectors
+40 speakers

+60 senior industry executives

Contact person:
Sergiu Spătaru, Managing Partner
sergiu@wing-media.com
For more information, contact energynomics team
18-22 May 2015,
Bucharest, Romania
WU Executive Energy ExpertOn May 18, the second edition of WU Executive Energy Expert will start. This five-day program is a unique product on the Romanian market offering an integrated approach to issues regarding energy industry: current trends & changes in the energy sector, energy economics, negotiation, energy regulation with focus on recent EU directives are topics in the program.

The program was tested in 2014 by professionals from top companies such as Enel Green Power, Emerson Ridge-Tools, OMV Petrom, Panfora Oil & Gas, Fora Oil and Gas, McCann PR, SGS România, GDF Suez, and Schneider Electric, as well as by experts from relevant public authorities such as Intermediary Body for Energy (OIE) and Department for Energy. Read more about the 2014 edition.

Every day a different lecturer will address one of the topics above. Distinguished lectures are recruited from the WU Executive Academy and include top-ranked professors and people with extensive experience in the industry. The class will be held in English and will take place 8 hours each day from May 18 to May 22, 2015.

energynomics.ro and WU Executive Academy are offering managers the chance to win a partial scholarship, in amount of 75%, for WU Executive Energy Expert, an innovative professional development program designed especially for executives in the Romanian energy industry.

Interested candidates can submit their applications for one of the two partial scholarships offered by energynomics.ro and WU Executive Academy by April 17.

The scholarships are designed for the managers in the energy sector who can prove their professional excellency during the last 3 years in a management position with personnel responsibilities within a relevant project.

Application should be sent by e-mail to johanna@wing-media.com by April 17 and must include:

the standard registration form
a motivation letter
the candidate’s CV and a personal photo

The motivation letter must include a detailed description of a recent professional project and examples of how the candidate contributed to the success of the project.

All materials must be written in English.
For more information, go to the event page
29 April 2015,
at Godot Cafe Theatre, in Bucharest, Romania
Energy Breakfast ClubThis new edition of the series Energy Breakfast Club will have as main discussion theme "Smart metering, smart grids, smart people". The event will begin at 9.00 AM, at Godot Café Theatre, 14 Blănari Street, Bucharest.
This invitation is available only until 24th April, when will be the deadline for submitting your confirmation for participation.
The participation is free of charge and permitted exclusively by confirming your presence until 24th April, 4 PM, at office@energynomics.ro, or at 021 230 20 22.
For any other details regarding the event, please contact Ms. Johanna Voicu, Marketing and Sales Coordinator at johanna@wing-media.com.
For more information, please contact energynomics team
23 April 2015,
at Hotel Intercontinental, in Bucharest, Romania
Access to the GridThe challenges of transport and distribution of electricity will be the focus of discussions at “Access to the Grid” Conference organized by Govnet Conferences.

Representatives of the national transmission and system operator Transelectrica and of the other regional grid operators and energy suppliers will have the opportunity to present in an interactive forum for discussion, the challenges and opportunities of developing national energy system, innovations and solutions for sustainable and safe operation.

There will be presented the new directions in the development and operation of electric power transmission and distribution networks, technologies and development trends, sustainability policies, connection solutions for new sources of energy, and an overview of the current situation of the energy system.

Access to the Grid, April 23, 2015 - Hotel InterContinental Bucharest

Target group: Local and International experts from the energy industry and Romanian authorities supervising and regulating the field.

Language: English and Romanian (with simultaneous translation provided)

Registration: Conference participation fee is 98 €/ person.
The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions, coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents.
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 24% Romanian VAT.
For more information, go to the event page
17 April 2015,
in London, UK
3rd Annual Investing in Turkey ForumThe concept of the 2015 Forum will be to enlighten and educate international investors and market stakeholders to explore what the regions' economic growth has to offer. Like many industries globally, Turkey is experiencing crucial period of change. With ambitious Turkish Government plans to become a top ten economy by the nation's centennial in 2023, this event will provide the platform to discover investment opportunities in Turkey’s Energy, PPP & Infrastructure and Private Equity sectors.

For full event information and if you are interested in participating in this event as a delegate, speaker or sponsor please contact:
Project Manager: aga.pawlowska@eelevents.co.uk +44 (0) 207 275 8020

15% discount for RPIA members (contact RPIA team to receive the discount)
For more information, go to the event website
16-17 April 2015,
in Baku, Azerbaijan,
Grand Hotel Europe
CISOLAR 2015
4th International Conference and Exhibition "Development of Solar Energy Industry in the Region of the South Caucasus, Eastern Europe and Central Asia"
CISOLAR - a meeting point for the solar energy market players whose activity is connected with the markets of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.

10% discount on all the tickets and opportunities besides early bird registration - for RPIA members.
Contact Julia Berezovski, Executive Director IBCentre
julia.berezovski@ibcentre.org
For more information, go to the event page
26 March 2015,
Cesianu-Racovita Palace, Romania
Energy forecasts at Energynomics Spring Cocktail 2015In order to mediate the exchange of ideas on the Romanian energy industry, energynomics.ro organizes on March 26 the second edition of an original concept event for the local market: 2015 Spring Cocktail.

The March 26 event will be a good opportunity for the expats in the energy industry to calibrate their expectations and perspectives with the Romanians who worked abroad. What is common and what surprises the newcomers once they in Romania? What similar experiences and what is totally unique to the Romanian energy industry? What type of events is to be avoided and what are the models worth to be urgently imported to make companies more efficient and Romania a better host for the international experts?

Over 100 professionals active from the energy companies in Romania will attend this evening event, where networking and exchange of ideas will be catalyzed by two speakers, both managers with rich experience and good knowledge of the local business environment.

Spring Cocktail (March) is one of the three concept events organized every year by energynomics.ro. The other two are Energy Strategy Summit (June) and Energy Oscars (November).

Contact person:
Johanna Voicu
Marketing and Sales Coordinator
johanna@wing-media.com
For more information, go to the event page
10-11 March 2015
in Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London
Solar Finance & InvestmentSolar Media’s third Solar Finance and Investment Conference returns to London in March 2015 at a critical time as solar starts to mature as an asset class.

“The big story coming out of 2014 was the revival of capital markets – solar companies were able to access funding through multiple avenues like VC, public markets, IPOs and debt in record numbers, while the quest for lower cost of capital continued with yield cos and securitisation deals,” said Raj Prabhu, CEO of Mercom Capital Group.

Benefits of attending
The only solar-focused finance event in Europe’s most active solar market
An in-depth look at how the industry can get to grid parity and off subsidies and a focus on how developers can put forward profitable projects in 2015
Accessing opportunities in the commercial roof-top market: understand how FDs/Energy Procurement professionals make a buying decision, how to sell solar and how to get rooftop projects financed
How to sign the best PPA, CfD update and what solar developers can do to enhance their chances of winning in future rounds
How to shave costs off your projects and what the end of the MIP (minimum import price) could mean for European solar

RPIA members can receive a 20% discount by using a code (contact RPIA team for details)
Event contact person: Jason Andrews, Digital Marketing Manager, Solar Media Limited, T: 020 7871 0123 ex 307, E: jandrews@solarmedia.co.uk
For more information, go to the event page
10 December 2014,
Kiev, Ukraine
Green Well Conference Hall
5th specialized seminar “How to connect renewable energy facilities to the grid and get a feed-in tariff”

10% discount of the registration fee for RPIA members
Why to attend a seminar?

According to the Ukrainian and foreign industry analysts, restricting gas supplies to Ukraine by Russia will be a powerful catalyst for new development stage of the industry’s solid biofuels from wood and agricultural waste as well as projects for replacing natural gas with alternative fuels in the utility sector and industry.

The main objective of the seminar is to create an information base for the successful biofuel projects.

This workshop is the key solid biofuel industry event in Ukraine. Seminar is dedicated to the most burning industry issues connected with the segment of solid biofuel production and the generation of heat and electricity on the basis of wood and agricultural waste.

«From the forest to the heat unit» – the entire production chain will be in the focus of the seminar: procurement of raw materials for the production of wood chips, briquettes and pellets, manufacture of solid biofuels, as well as the construction and operation of kettles and biomass power plants.
Experts from relevant government departments and key market players who have a large experience in implementing biofuel projects with their own set solutions to each of them will be responding to uestions.

Organizers: Innovative Business Centre (IBCentre) and Association of Alternative Fuel and Renewable Energy of Ukraine (APEU).

Official Supporters: Interfaction Parliamentary Group «For Energy Independence of Ukraine», State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine and State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine

Contact:
Karina Bichko
tel. +38 044 383 03 56
e-mail: karina.bichko@ibcentre.org
Online registration: 11-11-2014.ticketforevent.com
For more information, go to the event page
11 December 2014
Warsaw, Poland
InterContinental Hotel
10th annual CEE Energy conference

15% discount of the registration fee for RPIA members
The 10th CEE Energy Conference will address:

Context: Global and CEE trends
Gas - Market Integration, Infrastructure and Trading
The scale of the coal market
Nuclear power prospects in CEE
Building common CEE electricity market
TSO security Cooperation - transmission grid updates
Electricity trading and pricing
Challenges of renewable penetration.

For full event information and if you are interested in participating in this event as a delegate, speaker or sponsor please contact Ana Bankovic for more information or call: +44 (0) 207 275 8020.
For more information, go to the event page
17-19 November 2014
Shangri-La hotel Dubai
META (Middle East, Turkey & Africa) Projects conference

20% discount to all RPIA members for the registration to the exhibition and conference (contact RPIA Team for details)
META Projects is the region's largest Power, Renewable Energy and Water Investment event, bringing together government officials, developers, financiers and investors to discuss the latest market trends and opportunities for the regions upcoming Power, Renewables Energy, Solar, IPP, IWPP and Water Projects. With this year’s event expected to see more than 500 delegates attend, it will provide you with the perfect opportunity to build your network of industry contacts and hear from key decision-makers and government stakeholders.

Please contact the organisers for registration
Feruz Zokirov

Manager, CEEMEA

Capital Markets & Structured Finance
Feruz.Zokirov@GFCConferences.com
For more information, go to the event page
6 November 2014
BRE, Watford, United Kingdom
Solar UK Conference 2014

Discount for RPIA members for the registration fee: 300€ instead of €354 (contact RPIA team for details)
Hear from the experts on the topics that matter: Government update on progress on strategy and deployment, analyst viewpoint on getting to 20 GW in 7 Years. Advice for international community, hear from the largest UK contractor on achieving Grid Parity. Solar farms: public attitudes, policy and the need for regulation. How to source UK PV projects, deal with module supply & demand. The key trends in technology: Is it time for thin film?, Solar R&D and more.

Registration is open for the 4th Solar UK Conference and Solar UK Industry Awards. Each booking includes entry to all presentations and a tour of the BRE Innovation Park. In addition, price includes lunch, drinks and inclusion at the evening Awards event. This is a conference of substance with first class networking opportunities. Places are limited.

Event contact person:
Jackie Cannon
T: +44 (0)1923 690205
F: +44 (0)1923 690201
jackie.cannon@angelbc.com
For more information, go to the event page
20-24 October 2014 Bucharest, RomaniaWU Executive Academy, organised by Wing Media, in partnership with Vienna University Executive AcademyProgram Description
The exclusive educational program will help managers to better understand energy related matters that are not typically studied in traditional management classes. The 5-day program will include specific training within local premises. The main aspects taken into account are Current Trends & Changes in the Energy Sector, Energy Economics, Negotiation and Energy Regulation with Focus on recent EU Directives.
The current program follows closely the quality of the WU MBA Energy Management program. Also, the attendants will be carefully selected considering their English proficiency, professional experience in the energy sector and academic background.
The qualifications obtained by following the program will be certified by a a special certificate, issued locally and endorsed by WU. The WU Executive Academy will ensure content for the printed and electronic materials.
Target Group
Mid to top experienced managers in the energy sector.
Benefits
After attending this course, the participants will grasp a wider perspective on their current activity and will be able to immediately generate real value for their companies: study and extend your network, prestigious lecturers, WU issued participation certificate, printed & electronic materials.

Advantages:
The course will have 4 international professors – from WU Executive Academy and Harvard Business School and some key guest speakers from Romanian (Iulian Iancu, Mihnea Constantinescu, Niculae Havrileț and Varinia Radu Șerban)
The curriculum will be equivalent with MBA in Energy, WU Executive Academy
For more information and registration form, please contact directly office@wing-media.com
14 – 15 October 2014
at the Convention Centre of NSC, Kiyv
REF 2014 Kiyv
the 6th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum in Ukraine

RPIA members benefit from a special fee of 400 Euro when registering, instead of 400, if two members of the same company attend the event
REF-2014 Kyiv gathers the most representative audience consisting of the top managers of energy sector, industry and public sector.

Sponsoring of REF-2014 Kyiv gives you an exclusive access to the target audience of decision-makers, as well as a number of marketing tools to achieve your goals, such as increasing awareness of your company / brand / product, increasing sales and boosting the effectiveness of cooperation on the international markets, reaching of a new level of recognition in this industry on the local market and others proven marketing results.

For registration or event details, please contact directly Ms. Tatiana Artemchyk at tatiana.artemchyk@ibcentre.org, or call +380679780031
For more information, go to the event page
14 Octombrie 2014
Hotel Kronwell, Brașov, Romania
A 7-a ediție „Ziua Energiei Brașov“, 2014

RPIA speaker: Ciprian Glodeanu

Intrare libera (cu inregistrare) / Free entrance (registration needed)
Sunteți invitați să participați la acest eveniment și de a primi cele mai recente informații privind aspectele energiei regenerabile în România și eficiența energetică în industrie.
În mod special vă invităm să participați mai ales dacă:
Sunteți producător de „energie verde“ și doriți să aflați schimbările legislative recente sau cele planificate și ce impact au sau vor avea asupra investiției d-voastră;
Dețineți sisteme de producere a „energiei verzi“ și doriți să aflați „cele mai bune practici“ din acest domeniu;
Gestionați o companie industrială și doriți să aflați cum puteți reduce semnificativ costurile cu energia prin măsuri eficiente;
Sunteți interesat de evoluțiile actuale din sectorul energetic.

Am invitat reprezentanți ai Guvernului, Parlamentului, Autorităților și asociațiilor relevante. Avocații, antreprenorii și managerii de companii industriale completează rândul lectorilor. Vă așteaptă un program variat și interesant.

Intrarea este liberă, dar vă rugăm să vă înregistrați din timp deoarece vom atribui locurile limitate în ordinea înscrierii. Evenimentul beneficiază de traducere simultană engleză – română.
For more information, go to the event page
22-26 September 2014
Amsterdam
RAI Convention Centre
EU PVSEC 2014

RPIA - Exhibitor
10% discount on exhibition space for RPIA members and special group booking rates for conference participation (contact RPIA Team for details)

RPIA speaker: Ileana Glodeanu
The EU PVSEC 2014 will take place from 22 to 26 September 2014 at RAI Convention and Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The five-day Conference is complemented by the three-day Exhibition, held from 23 to 25 October 2014.
the EU PVSEC Conference programme 2014 will be structured along the following main subjects:
• New Materials and Concepts for Solar Cells and Modules
• Wafer-Based Silicon Solar Cells and Materials Technology
• Thin Film Solar Cells
• Solar Cells, Assemblies and Modules for Terrestrial Concentrator Systems and for Space Solar Generators
• Operations, Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaics
• PV Applications
• PV - A Major Electricity Source
The Call for Papers for the EU PVSEC 2014 is open. All PV professionals are encouraged to submit their abstracts until 28 February 2014 on www.photovoltaic-conference.com.
For more information, go to the event page
12 June 2014
Bucharest, Romania
at Radisson BLU Hotel
The Regional Finance and Investment Conference for SouthEast EuropeKeynote Address: H.E. Mr. Victor Ponta, Prime Minister, Government of Romania

Euromoney Conferences will hold the Euromoney Regional Finance and Investment Conference for SouthEast Europe 2014 in Bucharest on 12 June. Previously held for many years in Dubrovnik (as well as other cities in the region) this is a well established event with a loyal following. After three years ‘off’, Euromoney Conferences is re-launching the event in Bucharest as an annual attraction, with a focus on growth and development in Romania and the wider SouthEast Europe region.
For more information go on the event page
2-6 June 2014
Munchen, Germany
Intersolar Europe 2014

RPIA - Exhibitor
Intersolar Europe takes place annually at Messe München. It is the world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. In 2013, 1,292 international exhibitors and round 50,000 trade visitors attended Intersolar Europe. The exhibition focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage and solar thermal technologies. Since its founding, it has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry. The accompanying Intersolar Europe Conference consolidates the topics of the exhibition. In 2013, more than 400 speakers and around 2,000 attendees discussed current industry topics and shed light on the background of technological, market and political developments.For more information, go to the event page
15 April 2014, London, UK2nd Investing in Turkey Forum
15 % discount from the registration fee for RPIA members - contact RPIA team for details on registering with the discount
Topics to be discussed include:
Overview of Turkish Economy – investment climate, short term difficulties, future opportunities
Financing & Refinancing alternatives: Infrastructure bonds & Islamic Finance
Turkey with a potential to be a new energy hub – opportunities
Government incentives towards Renewable Energy in Turkey-
Oil refining and petrochemicals investments
For more information, go to the event page
14-16 April 2014
Dubai
WETEX Dubai 2014 - 15% off from the exhibition space, if RPIA members book stand in the Romanian Pavilion
fee per sq.m is 367$/m2 instead of 435$/m2)
free access to the conferences and seminars
The booking of a company stand in the Pavilion should be made
through RPIA by February 14, 2014
Held under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice
President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance of the
UAE and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the 16th Water,
Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2014 is being organised by Dubai
Electricity and Water Authority. This exhibition will take place from 14 to 16 April 2014 at the
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) and features the region’s
largest industry exhibition floor, with more than 1,500 exhibitors from around the world.
Over 40 countries will participate, showcasing their latest technologies and equipment
and raising their corporate profiles and building awareness about products and services
while sharing ideas and best practices with the world’s leading players in the Water,
Energy, and Environment Technology industries.
For more information, go to the event page
27-28 March 2014
Budapest, Hungary
Project Finance In Renewable Energy 2014

Registration fee for RPIA members:
799EUR/Delegate instead of 1,399EUR
RPIA Speaker: Ciprian Glodeanu
Amstad Global’s Project Finance In Renewable Energy will define the significant changes in the RE industries, regulatory changes and policy making, provoking debates on the best practices in Financing & Insuring RE projects, showing critical insight in the current market situations and expectations of investors and project developers.

The core aim of the Summit is to bring together the leading leaders within the Market, key players and Experts, joining us from the Financial Institutions, Project developers, Investors, Law firms, Clean-Tech Innovators, technology providers and many more involved, to create an ideal platform of knowledge sharing, partnerships and Business opportunities at a glance.
For more information, go to the event page
13-14th February 2014
Paris, France
Agrion Summit 2014
AGRION MEETS THE EU: Innovation in Energy and Sustainability
Agrion will gather professionals for discussion on innovation in the European energy system (Thursday, February 13th) and in corporate sustainability (Friday, February 14th).
Actors from all parts of the sector, including policy-makers, deciders from multi-national companies, city minister representatives, researchers and investment professionals will gather to discuss the challenges facing these sectors today. Participants will also meet 100 of Europe’s most innovative start-ups, pre-selected by Agrion, that are providing new solutions for the low-carbon economy, including innovation in energy management, renewable energy, sustainable business models, and sustainable finance
For more information, go to the event page
10-11 February 2014
Berlin, Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin
SolarTech Germany - cancelledSolarTech Germany 2014 is a strictly business-to-business conference and exhibition. The conference successfully addresses the current and future opportunities for the entire European solar energy market.
Over two days of sales conversations, meetings with customers, suppliers and new contacts, top insights from seasoned industry experts and - above all - high-level networking, the event will bring together top solar energy technology companies including PV, CSP, BIPV and energy storage, project finance providers, developers and installers, and allow your company to market itself towards high-profile audiences across the entire supply chain.
For more information, go to the event website
19th November 2013
InterContinental Hotel, Bucharest
ROMANIAN SOLAR SUMMIT 2013 - The most important PV event in RomaniaIf you are active in solar photovoltaic energy, this is the event to be in!

The Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association invites you to attend the largest and most comprehensive conference dedicated to this sector in Romania. The event will not only be a place to exchange experience across the entire supply chain of the PV industry, but it will also create a platform for an in depth analysis of the possible solar industry development in Romania.

The largest annual event of the Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association RPIA is organized by GOVNET and is the biggest conference and fair dedicated exclusively for the PV industry in the country that will bring together the highest level experts in this sector. This summit will promote solar energy in Romania and will be a high-level one day conference and fair based on very practical, useful presentations that will offer relevant information to major decision-makers in the industry. The event will raise awareness towards Romania as a still attractive investment target in PV.

The gateway to Romanian solar industry - The Romanian Solar Summit 2013, will offer you the unique chance and access to useful practical information from authorities and large companies with extensive experience in the photovoltaic industry, and the privilege to meet world players from the solar energy industry during networking time that will facilitate new partnerships, new connections, new business ideas and future growth.
For more information, go to the event page
7th November 2013
Bucharest, Romania
Romania 2020: Sustainable Policies for Clean Energy / Hydro & NuclearAdevarul Group organizes on November 7th 2013 the international economic forum “Romania 2020: Sustainable Policies for Clean Energy / Hydro & Nuclear”, with the support of the Ministry of economy, the Department for Energy.

The issue of providing energy from clean sources is, at the same time connected with the economic development as well as to the national security. The national energy strategy from the policy makers’ and investors perspective, including the smart use of the hydro & nuclear sources within the policy priorities, the opportunities as well as the technical, legal and financial problems, the impact on the industries and economic development, the partnerships between the state and the businesses, are just some of the topics of debate.
For more information, go to the event page