The smarter E Europe Organizers

Solar Promotion GmbH

Solar Promotion GmbH and its international subsidiary, Solar Promotion International GmbH, organize conferences and exhibitions worldwide on all topics surrounding the new energy world. Our portfolio includes events on photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar power plants, smart renewable energy, energy storage technologies and systems, battery production technologies, decentralized and sustainable self-supply of energy for industry and buildings, building envelopes/components, systems and equipment technology, regenerative energies, software for energy management systems, energy services, traction batteries for electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and charging stations.

Intersolar, the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry; ees, the global event series for electrical energy storage; Power2Drive, the exhibition for charging infrastructure and electromobility, and EM-Power, the exhibition for intelligent energy use in industry and buildings, will be taking place once again under the umbrella of The smarter E, as well as parallel conferences expanding upon the exhibition’s main topics. Alongside the exhibitions and conferences of The smarter E – represented on four continents in Munich, San Diego, Mexico City, São Paulo, Bangalore, Mumbai and Dubai – additional one-day summits in up-and-coming markets will also be taking place.

In addition, Solar Promotion GmbH is in charge of organizing the Gebäude.Energie.Technik (GETEC) exhibition, one of the leading exhibitions for energy-efficient planning, building and modernizing. Solar Promotion GmbH also publishes the English-language online magazine “ees International – The Electrical Energy Storage Magazine”.

Solar Promotion GmbH
Postfach 100 170
75101 Pforzheim

Tel.: +49 7231 58598-0
Fax: +49 7231 58598-28

FWTM GmbH & Co. KG

Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH & Co. KG is owned and operated by the City of Freiburg and founded with the aim of promoting international cooperatives and organizing trade exhibitions and conferences relating to the economy, tourism, the environment and international city partnerships, at the behest of the City of Freiburg. "Green City Freiburg" is marketed worldwide to describe Freiburg’s decades of expertise in solar technology, renewable energies and sustainable urban and traffic planning. FWTM’s international activities strengthen and promote Freiburg as an economic hub.

Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik
und Messe GmbH & Co. KG

Neuer Messplatz 3
79108 Freiburg i. Br.

Tel.: +49 761 3881-3700
Fax: +49 761 3881-3770

Further Content


Download the Study "Energy Transition in the Context of Nuclear and Coal Phase-Out"

To avoid a shortfall in electricity generation, photovoltaics and storage must be greatly expanded in Germany.


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ees Europe

From Battery Technology to Energy Storage

July 21–23, 2021

ees Europe is Europe’s largest and most visited exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems is the industry hotspot for suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and users of stationary electrical energy storage solutions as well as battery systems.


Jahn (TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH)

Project Manager, R&D Projects


Ulrike Jahn graduated in physics and leads various research & development projects in the business area of solar energy of the TÜV Rheinland Group in Cologne, Germany. Her work focuses on characterizing PV module technologies on one hand and on PV system performance analysis on the other hand. She is project manager of an international expert group, Task 13 of the PVPS programme of the International Energy Agency (IEA), dealing with technical and financial issues of PV performance and quality. She coordinates this network of 60 international experts in 23 countries in their joint efforts to assess and improve the performance, operation and reliability of PV systems over their lifetime. Since 2018, Ulrike is a Member of the Steering Committee of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV).

Partners & Sponsors

Partners & Sponsors

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