Thanks to the future-oriented technologies the energy landscape and the urban areas are changing. The traditional solutions are being replaced with cost-effective and sustainable alternatives for energy production, distribution, storage and saving; cities are transformed, linked and digitized.
EE & RES and Smart Cities (16-18 April, Sofia, Bulgaria) is an annual exhibition and conference for energy efficiency, renewables, intelligent buildings, ICT, transport, public services organized by Via Expo.
Running alongside with Save the Planet (waste management), the event is one of the most important B2B initiatives that brings novelties to the market, meets buyers and suppliers. The synergy of the great business environment during the show and numerous promotional services for exhibitors helps them get the maximum value out of the participation and to achieve their marketing goals: to enter a new market and to find local distributors and clients from SEE. Leading companies from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania and Switzerland have joined EE & RES and Smart Cities. For 10 years in a row an Austrian Pavilion will be realized.
Some highlights of the exhibitors’ presentations
‘In Sofia we will present M7-A03D – it is among the most efficient gas turbine in its power class and has the industry’s lowest level of NOx emissions, at 9 ppm.‘ announces Mr. Cristian Athanasovici, Business Development Manager at Kawasaki Gas Turbine Europe. The company is looking to expand in the South-East European market.
After the great interest on the high efficiency (106%) pellets boiler with condensing technology showcased during the last edition of EE & RES, Herz will draw attention to its latest developments: the first wood chip boiler Herz firematic Condensation 20/35 with condensing technology, Air-to-Air heat pump with inverter technology “commotherm LWi-Split 9-16”.
The improving the quality of biogas has a significant impact on the efficiency of the used equipment and operating costs. This is why Belfrie will focus on cutting-edge sulfur-purifying technologies and biogas plant equipment.
‘Municipalities can reduce green-house gas emissions by using Kompogas technology.’ – says Mr. Rolf Hunt, Sales Manager at Hitachi Zosen Inova. The company is a global leader in energy from waste and exhibitor at EE & RES.
iSentinel® will be presented for the first time on the Bulgarian market. It is a smart earthquake protection system and saves the user’s life by triggering an early warning alarm seconds to tens of seconds before the destructive shock wave arrives and protects the buildings.
Green Embedded Systems will make a debut at the show. An emphasis will be on the latest company development, which is a novelty on the global market – a 60A direct energy meter for home use, with built-in Wi-Fi and with the size of a standard fuse.
Innova (management system for municipal waste collection processes, from startup to collection monitoring), VAiOS Sales Group (Smart home and business automation), Intracom Telecom (smart lighting, parking, metering, eHealth), etc. have already joined Smart Cities.
This year the parallel Conference will create again a great networking atmosphere for knowledge exchange.