The 11th Int'l Green Energy Expo & Conference Has Kicked off!
SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The specialized exhibition
related to renewable energy, 'International Green Energy Expo & Conference'
(IGEEC) has opened on April 2nd which started in 2004 for the first time in
The show continuing until 4th, has added various exhibits on fusion energy
including energy storage system, smart grid, e-mobility and fuel cell that
launched last year, with 300 companies from 25 countries. This way, IGEEC gets
ready to be real renewable energy exhibition differentiated from previous one
which used to be based on solar & wind power.
Foreign large companies actively participate at the show especially in the
field of solar light as domestic companies do, for economy is recently
recovering. According to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance, world's demand is
rising from the center of Asian areas. China, the world's biggest solar light
market, will demands12GW~14GW to maximum, 10GW for Japan, 4~5GW for USA,
2.5GW for Germany, 1.2GW for India respectively expected.
China's Leading PV Corporations will be Gathering
Solar photovoltaic (PV) corporations of China have been stirring up the
industry lately. This year, the corporations that have set a goal for the
advancement of 14GW PV products are gathering at Daegu. Every year, there
were about 30 corporations from China specializing in PV parts, materials and
other industry related products that participated in the IGEEC. In the case
of this year, various companies ranging from small to big corporations that
specialize in solar cell production, module and inverters are participating as
Especially, JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd, the world leading manufacturer of
high-performance solar power products that converts sunlight into electricity
is participating as a sponsor of the 2014 IGEEC. Leading the way for the
solar power product of China, JA Solar developed a solar cell called
multi-crystalline that boasts 19% conversion efficiency.Along with JA
Solar,DMEGC, a corporation positioned for worldwide exportation, has an
annual solar cell production capacity of over 1GW and annual wafer capacity of
German Outstanding Companies Including SCHMID, KACO New Energy, Heraeus
SCHMID participates at the show as a platinum sponsor. The company was
established 150 years ago. World No.1 or 2, KACO New Energy will continuously
utilize the Green Energy Expo to explore Korean and Asian Markets. Heraeus
comes to the show which is its 5th participation at IGEEC.
Another featured companies are CXC based in Hong Kong, ISRA VIsion from
Germany, Monocrystal manufacturingSilver Pastes based in Russia.
From Korean Electric Power Corporation to Citizen Power Plant
Korean Electric Power Corporation shows its interest in new renewable energy.
Its focusing area covers ESS (Energy Storage System), MG (Micro Grid), SG
Uzbekistan VIP Group and Foreign Big Buyers Such As Hanergy and Gold Wind
Last November, The Ministry of Trade Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and the
government of Uzbekistan signed MOU, thus about 10 visitors come to the Expo
to conduct business consultation with government officials. This inviting
project is organized by Korea Photovoltaic Industry and generated by Ministry
of Foreign Affairs and Trade and The Ministry of Trade Industry.
Chinese major companies; LDK, Gold Wind, Hanergy will participate in export
consultation. Big buyers of 28 companies from 13 countries will attend too,
which includes Solar World from Germany, Valor Energia from Brazil, etc.
Holland Pavillion&Wind Power Seminar andEurope Pavillion
Korea Wind Energy Industry Association signed MOU with Holland Wind Energy
Association on the opening day at IGEEC. They held press conference and wind
energy seminar one after another targeting correspondents, and cocktail party
At Holland Pavillion, a lot of global big companies are participating
including ECN which has 35 year old experiences and TNO, Netherlands
Organisation for Applied Scientific Researchestablished in 1932.
110 Experts gathering at International Conferences organized byKorea
Photovoltaic Industry Association andKorea Wind Energy Industry Association
This year's conference boasts of its best compositions ever. 10 programs will
take place, including PV Market Insight, Wind Market Insight, The 5th
International Fuel Cell Forum andCurrent states and Issues of ESS.20
foreigners and 90 domestic speakers(110 in total) are ready for the speech,
which will provide their insights and valuable solution of the hot issues.
The programs are set as below; 'Financing renewable and solar energy projects
in Central Asia' bySenior Investment Officer Eric Peter of IFC (International
Finance Corporation), 'PV System Price Analysis: methodology, status, and
policy implications for industry' by Dr. Naim Darghouth of Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory, 'Key Business Development Trends and Market Entry
Strategies for Korean Companies in the Chines Domestic Market' by Frank
Haugwitz of Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory Co. Ltd. (AECEA), and
'Trends on global PV Technology' and'Trends and Issues of PV Industry and
Market in Europe' by Joerg Bagdahn of Fraunhofer Center for Silicon
Mayor of Daegu, Bumil Kim said "We will give a bountiful support to the show,
so that the show becomes extraordinary in terms of network building and
exploiting overseas market through the expo and conference."
SOURCE International Green Energy Expo & Conference Korea 2014 (IGEEC)
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