Special Events

Guided Tour Battery Production

Guided Exhibition Tour Battery Production

From the components to the battery system: To manufacture a lithium-ion battery, a large number of competencies are required in the individual production steps. The tour takes you along the value chain to exhibitors with know-how in component and electrode production, cell, module and pack assembly as well as plant manufacturers. In addition, experts from the fields of research, engineering of the overall system and recycling of batteries will be visited. Answers will be given to the question of how to establish cell production in Europe.

The number of participants is limited.

Registered participants for the free-of-charge guided exhibition tour battery production will receive an entry voucher (1-day-ticket) to ees Europe. The ticket is valid for all The smarter E Europe exhibitions.

ees AWARD – Innovating Energy Storage

The energy storage industry is one of the keys to the success of the energy transition – and its importance continues to grow. This is because batteries and energy storage systems facilitate a flexible power supply from renewable sources. Thanks to digitalization, they make intelligent networks and distribution possible, thereby ensuring that consumers have a reliable energy supply. Since 2014, the ees AWARD has paid tribute to groundbreaking products and solutions for stationary and mobile electrical energy storage systems. In 2021, the coveted award will once again pay tribute to the most innovative ideas and technologies in the energy storage sector and make them visible to a large audience.

Click here to see the winners 2020.

pv Guided Tours: Guided Tours for Professionals

pv Guided Tours: Guided Tours for Professionals

Solar experts from all over the continent meet at The Smarter E in Munich to discover the latest innovations in solar power. photovoltaik the leading B2B medium, pv Europe the English website and The Smarter E Europe offer guided tours to fair visitors, especially system planners, skilled tradesmen, architects and engineers. The guided tours aim to the outstanding innovations for the solar energy transition offered by the exhibiting companies. The number of participants is limited. Participation is free of charge. The pv Guided Tours, which are topic-based, take place every day of The smarter E Europe in German and additionally in English on Wednesday and Thursday. 

The groups will be guided by a competent editor. All tour groups will be welcomed at the participating companies’ booths by experienced engineers or product managers who will explain their innovations. Participant questions will be answered in detail. Every guided tour lasts around two hours. Participants need to register in advance. The registration includes a free daily ticket for The smarter E Europe. Participants will be provided with headsets.

Energy Transition Award

2020 Energy Transition Award Ceremony for Utility Companies

The best utility companies across Germany, Austria and Switzerland are honored at the annual award ceremony for “utilities within the energy transition” held as part of The smarter E, the leading platform for the energy world. The five best utility companies in Germany, as well as the three best in Austria and Switzerland, are chosen in each of the five categories Electricity, Heating, Mobility, Energy Efficiency and Energy Transition. The focus is on the role that all 1,800 companies play in the energy transition and their importance. The award ceremony is organized by the German CleanTech Institute (DCTI), EuPD Research, and The smarter E Europe, under the patronage of Dr. Simone Peter (German Renewable Energy Federation) and Katja Diehl (She Drives Mobility). All exhibition visitors are welcome to attend the Energy Transition Award ceremony.