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1,200 exhibitors from 34 countries expected at WindEnergy Hamburg 2016

Sigmar Gabriel, Minister for Economics, to open leading wind energy fair. Innovations and large exhibits across nine halls

The second edition of WindEnergy Hamburg will open its doors from September 27-30, 2016 in Hamburg’s fairgrounds and will again host decision-makers in the global energy business. Over 1,200 exhibitors from 34 countries are expected to present their innovations in the onshore and offshore industry on approximately 65,000 square metres in nine exhibition halls. The German Minister of Economics, Sigmar Gabriel, who is also the patron, will open the WindEnergy fair on Tuesday (September 27th). Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy and Vice-President of the European Commission, will also give an address on the opening day.

1,200 firms present know-how and trends

Next week, Hamburg’s fairgrounds will be the meeting point for global experts in the wind energy sector. Some 16 nations will showcase their products in national pavilions spanning the globe from China to Denmark.

World premieres

Visitors can expect many world premieres. The novelties include components suchs as wind turbines, rotor blades, inspection drones, diving robots as well as services. Key issues such as cost reduction, grid integration and storage solutions for wind energy, digitalisation and accesssing new wind markets worldwide will also be reflected at the fair. An international “Recruitment Day” is being held on September 30th.

The key international WindEurope Summit is being held parallel from September 27-29, 2016 in the Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) for the first time making Hamburg the global centre of wind energy.

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