The wind industry worldwide will be watching very closely what happens in Hamburg in almost exactly four months time – WindEnergy Hamburg will premiere at the Hamburg fair grounds from 23 to 26 September. “Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, will open WindEnergy Hamburg. This fact underscores the importance of this leading industry fair as the global platform for the wind industry, onshore and offshore,” said Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH. More than 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 countries will present their innovations and services during the four days of WindEnergy Hamburg on a total of 65,000 square metres of exhibition space.
From Denmark to China
More than 15 national pavilions will provide a showcase of a wind industry companies in the respective country. In addition, there will be presentations from wind energy markets from Denmark to the U.S. and China. Numerous visitor delegations are also expected at WindEnergy Hamburg in September, e.g. from Brazil and Japan.
Focus on new developments
“The industry will give an impressive presentation at WindEnergy Hamburg of what it is doing for innovative solutions and sustainable energy supply“, says Aufderheide. The focus was on new developments which make power generation from wind even more efficient both onshore and offshore. “The wind industry is well known for being driven by technological progress,” said Andreas Nauen, Chairman of the Wind Industry Division of VDMA (German Engineering Federation) and CEO Senvion SE. Based on studies of cost reduction potentials, it knows which route to take.