The winners of the Intersolar AWARD in the categories of Photovoltaics and Outstanding Solar Projects will be announced in an official ceremony on June 22 at Intersolar Europe, together with the winners of the ees AWARD. This year once again, ees Europe, the continent’s largest exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems, takes place in parallel to Intersolar Europe. Before the ceremony, visitors will have a chance to find out about the nominated projects and the brains behind them. On June 22 between 10:30am and 3:00pm, the finalists will hold short presentations about their submissions and be on hand to answer any questions at the Innovation and Application Forum. The ceremony will kick off at 4:30pm, and will also take place at the Innovation and Application Forum (hall A2, booth A2.530).


The finalists of the Outstanding Solar Projects category:
Alpiq InTec Management AG (Switzerland): Investigation into creating an intelligent power distribution grid. The Gridsense smart-energy solution combines an energy management system for smart buildings with a smart grid control system that monitors and regulates grid quality. DHYBRID Power Systems GmbH (Germany): Installation of a PV-diesel hybrid system on Mustique Island in the Caribbean, saving almost 500,000 liters of diesel per year.
Aquion Energy (USA): Construction of a residential smart grid in Bakken Hale on Hawaii with a 176 kW solar array and 1 MWh storage capacity. The project stands out with a new environmentally friendly battery system made from carbon, manganese oxide and saltwater. The saltwater-based electrolyte used does not contain any heavy metals or toxic chemicals.
Jakson Engineers LTD (India): Electrification of a village in India, making it the first village in the state of Odisha to be powered completely by solar energy.
ME SOLshare Ltd. (Germany): A microgrid in the Shakimali Madborkandi village in Bangladesh connects owners of solar home systems with neighboring households not fitted with their own PV installations.
Modern Arabia for Solar Energy MASE (Jordan): Installation of 400 roof-mounted solar installations with a total output of 600 kilowatt peak (kWp), facilitating access to cleaner, cheaper energy for low-income households.
Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (India): Installation of a PV power plant with an output of 1 megawatt (MW) at India’s Katra Railway Station, an environmentally sensitive area with high visibility due to the 10 million pilgrims who pass through the station each year.
RWE Deutschland (Germany): Installation and operation of a power-to-gas demonstration plant with an output of 150 kilowatts (kW). The plant links the power grid, gas grid and heating network, while allowing excess energy to be converted into gas.
S.O.L.I.D. (Austria): Most powerful solar cooling system of its kind in the world, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. With a collector area of 4,865 m² and a cooling capacity of 1,750 kW, the system provides the air conditioning for a school with over 2,600 students.
Schneider Electric SE (France): Photovoltaic installations and battery storage units fitted in 170 schools and 11 public health centers in Nigeria.
SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH (Germany): Construction of a hybrid power supply system comprising photovoltaic modules, battery storage units and diesel generators on St. Eustatius island in the Caribbean.
TERRA TECHNOLOGIES (Senegal): Construction of a house made from local materials in Dakar, Senegal that covers all its power requirements using renewable sources of energy. Excess power is fed into the public grid.
Umwelt Arena AG (Switzerland): Construction of a self-sufficient multi-family dwelling powered entirely by photovoltaics in Brütten, Switzerland. Excess power is stored in batteries or converted into hydrogen to be used as heat.

The following submissions have made it through to the final round in the Photovoltaics category:

IBC SOLAR AG (Germany): Control system for solar-powered water pumps for use in agriculture.
iLumen BVBA (Belgium): Easy-to-install PID box that regenerates PV modules damaged by potential induced degradation (PID) at night.
LG Electronics Deutschland GmbH (Germany): Bifacial solar module with the ability to boost a system’s yields by more than 10% in an optimal installation environment.
M10 Industries AG (Germany): Multi-tray stringer with the capacity to process up to 5,000 solar cells per hour, significantly reducing PV module production costs.
MBJ Solutions GmbH (Germany): Module tester for production facilities which combines several quality tests, increasing the efficiency of final checks for manufactured modules.
NEXTracker (USA): Technical, cost-effective package solution for PV ground-mounted installations, allowing projects to be installed efficiently as well as boosting yields and thus improving economic viability.
Solar Data Systems, Inc. (USA): Components for monitoring the yield and operation of PV installations built into a standard metering device.
SolarEdge Technologies (Israel): Highly efficient, compact inverter with innovative power electronics at less than half the weight and size of comparable standard devices.
Sunpreme Inc. (USA): Bifacial solar module with integrated optimizer in an extremely robust design, enabling it to withstand even adverse ambient conditions.
Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG (Germany): Innovative plug-in connector for DC cables that simplifies PV system cabling, considerably reducing cabling times and eliminating errors during the installation process.


The Intersolar AWARD is presented by the organizers of Intersolar. Products, projects, services or solutions may be submitted by exhibitors from all international Intersolar and ees exhibitions taking place in 2016. Refinements of products and services previously presented at the exhibition are also accepted. As of this year, owners of solar projects are also invited to take part in the award in the Outstanding Solar Projects category. Projects must be fully completed and no older than two years at the time the application for the Intersolar AWARD is submitted.

European Energy Efficiency Platform

Start with April 5 are online the new European Energy Efficiency Platform. This beta platform is conceived to fill the gap opened by scattered data and fragmented knowledge resulting from a rapidly growing energy efficiency market. It is expected to be both a one-stop shop for information retrieval and a meeting point for experts to exchange data and reduce redundant activities.

The European Energy Efficiency Platform is organised around the six thematic areas of energy efficiency in products, cities, buildings, transport, industry and distribution (heating, cooling and electricity). A IT platform is at the centre, with interactive and collaborative features. The E3P provides robust data and analysis to support those in charge of the development, implementation and monitoring of energy efficiency policy, industry, consumers' organisations, standardisation bodies, research institutes, the scientific community and NGOs at the EU, national, regional and local level.

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Ucraina 0,035 milioane euro pentru subventii

Conform sinteză registrelor cu participanții la programul de stat de izolare s-au acordat subventii în sumă de aproape 85 de milioane de grivne ( 0.035 milioane euro).

Cetățeniilor care au avut credite pentru imbunatatirea eficientei energetice prin achizitie de materiale și echipamente până în luna mai a acestui an, statul ucrainian le-a restituit circa 82,2 milioane de grivne iar pentru cei care au luat credite  pentru cazane de aproape 2,4 milioane de grivne.
Alti participanții la program au recuperat 288,5 mii de grivne.

"Acest lucru demonstrează încă o dată că programul funcționează și fiecare în acest proces îndeplinește rolul său", a comentat președintele autoritatii Serghei Savciuc și a adăugat că participanții la program, precum și cei care intenționează să beneficieze de sprijinul statului, pot, în toate problemele să se adreseze unui call-center specializat care funcționează în cadrul Agenției.

Puteti sa contactați Call center-ul telefon: (044) 296-71-60, 292-32-57 și e-mail:,,

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Green Week 2016

The 2016 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual occasion to debate and discuss European environment policy, will take place from Monday, 30 May to Friday, 3 June. It will focus on the theme "Investing for a greener future".

Investing is about more than money. It's about creating jobs and taking people out of unemployment. It's about ensuring our children breathe cleaner air on their way to school, it's about using raw materials and resources more efficiently, it's about preventing waste, and much more besides.

The many facets of green investment will feature throughout the week. Events and activities will take place across Europe, centred round a high-level conference in Brussels on Wednesday 1 June, with a wide variety of organisations and partners taking part.

To show how the investments of today can help a "greener future" become a reality, each day of the week will focus on different aspects of the theme.

On Monday we look at how investing for greener cities can improve the quality of urban life. On Tuesday we explore ways of securing our future through investments in the countryside, which provides so many of the resources that our society needs. Wednesday focuses on finding the financing for our needs, and Thursday then looks at investing in our oceans. Friday widens the scope to a more global outlook, namely investing in sustainable development for future generations. Partner Events take place throughout May and June (see Partners Section for more details).

The registration system is now open for events at The Egg in Brussels.
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Poland introduces limits on where wind farms can be built

Poland adopted a new law banning the construction of wind farms near housing and also increased costs for these projects, a decision that analysts say could affect Poland's transition from coal to renewable Reuters.

According to a bill passed Friday by the lower house in Warsaw, the distance between homes and new onshore wind turbines will have to be at least 10 times the turbine height, approximately 1.5-2 kilometers. Also, the new regulations will raise property taxes paid by owners of wind turbines, which could cause bankruptcies among operators.

"As a result of this law, the wind turbines will disappear from the Polish landscape," said Wojciech Cetnarski, President of Polish Wind Energy Association.

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Just a year ago at CARBON EXPO, we anticipated “COP 21” in Paris and wondered if it would offer a home for the carbon markets of the future? Beginning with the King of Spain and echoed by CEOs, Ministers, multilateral development banks, entrepreneurs and financiers, we heard a strong, clear message that carbon pricing was essential to giving the right investment signals to business – and for reaching the high ambitions of a 2° C limitation.

World leaders heard that call. In Paris, they achieved a major breakthrough in international policy, and the momentum continues to build. But we all know the challenges. The ambitions in the Paris Agreement will only become reality if business responds positively – and if governments establish robust plans to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions.

CARBON EXPO 2016 will take stock of the Paris Agreement and examine the future possibilities:
You’ll learn that the hard work of establishing national and subnational carbon trading policies in new places has begun – such as in China, Canada and the United States

Efforts are also underway to strengthen existing markets in the European Union, Korea, Japan and California

Negotiators are meeting these days in Bonn to discuss a work-plan for the new Article 6 emissions mitigation mechanism and accounting system, so that they can be operational soon

Extending beyond the Paris Agreement, the International Civil Aviation Organization is hard at work on a global market-based mechanism for the aviation industry, due to be agreed later this year in October.

In short – action is well underway under the Paris Agreement and beyond. That means new business opportunities are on the horizon for those who can combine technology, finance and market solutions. That’s what CARBON EXPO 2016 is all about.

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Apricus in AquaTherm Kiev 2016

Apricus are now in AquaTherm 2016 Kiev.

You can visit us in booth 3-G1-7.


Apricus will be present in AquaTherm Kiev 2016

Like in the last tow years Apricus products will be present in AquaTherm Kiev.

Apricus Ukraine by Neoteplo will show the new version of ETC collector.

In fair you can discuss with manager of Apricus Ukraine - Mr Vitaly Kovalskiy and also with Mr Mihai Vintila - Apricus Eastern Europe Relationship Manager.


Romania : International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Energy Efficiency. Bucharest, May 24, 2016

The conference program (is subject to change).

Construction & plenary EURO EURO-Window (Atlas Hall I & II) 

7:45 to 8:30 Registration of participants; welcome coffee
8:30 to 10:45 Plenary Conference EURO-Construction & EURO-window
Opening of
Elena Icleanu , editor, magazine Agenda Constructions
national market building - current and perspective
Representative of Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration - MDRAP
BUILD UPON and dialogue between stakeholders involved in renovating the building fund existing buildings energy efficient
Monica ARDELEANU, Director of Development and Policy Romania Green Building Council, RoGBC
Solutions construction adhesive
Cristian Dumitru, tesa tape SRL
How do we measure the performance of buildings and especially for whom?
Arch. Serban TIGANASI, President, Order of Architects in Romania
Expectations of Architecture from Glass
Berk KANGÖZ, Product Responsible Sisecam Flat Glass
Improving the energy efficiency of the existing building - a major imperative of the Energy Strategy of Romania
Serban DANCIU, Buildings Performance Institute Europe - BPIE
News of the glass
Dragos Matei, Romania AGC Flat glass
market Overview Building in Central and Eastern Europe (segments residential and nonresidential)
Dennis Rauen, Interconnection Consulting Group, Austria
10:45 to 11:15 Coffee break

EURO-Construction (Atlas Hall I)
11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Opening of
Elena Icleanu, editor of Construction Agenda magazine
Challenges of sustainable construction. Case Study: Community Center Green Buftea
Loredana MODORAN, Habitat for Humanity Romania
MASTERLine 8 - the system for windows of the future
Daniel POPA, Reynaers Aluminium
audit buildings in system BREEAM
Razvan Nica, Managing Director, BuildGreen
Solutions sunscreen and securing
Radu CIONTESCU, Sales Representative, 3M Romania
case study: Project PIONEER
Alexandra Stoica, BREEAM International Assessor
solutions for building management future Siemens
Robert ZAMFIRESCU, Siemens
specific details of buildings with low energy consumption
Arch. Noran PETRE, Certified Passive House Designer
IPN QuadCore - guaranteed thermal performance and structural
Daniela DINCA, Area Sales Manager, Kingspan
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Business Lunch

Construction & plenary EURO EURO-Window (Atlas Hall I & II)
2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Harmonization of national legislation with EU standards of energy efficiency
Ing. Claudiu Georgescu, president of Manufacturers Association of Construction Materials - APMCR
Romania - challenges and perspectives of economic
Florian Libocor, chief economist of BRD - Groupe Societe Generale
mineral wool - sustainable solution for energy efficiency in buildings
Emilian Grigore, representing the Association of Producers and Importers of mineral wool in Romania, APIVMR
Taxation and business support measures
Gabriel BIRIS, State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance
systems performance fire resistant aluminum
Narcis IARC Aluprof systems Romania
passive - Applied Sustainability
arch. Dragos ARNAUTU, Research Passivhaus Institute Darmstadt, Germany

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Coffee break

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Market Awards Construction - Construction EURO 2016 Trophy
Awards Market Joinery and Facade - Window EURO 2016 Trophy

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. networking

Kiev : Second Forum for Efficiency

In May 12 in the city of Kiev at NSK Olympic will be held the II-th Forum for Efficiency "Energoservice: investments in energy efficiency of public sector and benefits for residential buildings".

The event will launch a large-scale information campaign in Ukraine on budget and therm residential areas. The key event of the Forum will be signing a memorandum of partnership between the Energoservice Agency and local authorities to implement and improve the energy efficiency of buildings of budgetary institutions.

At the Forum will participate: chairman's of the regional, district and city administrations, representatives of the international community, public, condominiums representatives, concerned ministries and departments.

Forum program
·  Panel I: National and regional developments in the energy efficiency of the housing stock.
·  Panel II: Energoservice: global practices in the realities of Ukraine (Energoservice in the public sector, Energoservice in the housing sector).
·  Panel III: Support the implementation of international institutions in Ukraine Energoservice: loans, grants, consulting.

Venue: Ukraine, m. Kyiv, vul. Big Vasylkivska, 55 (metro station "Olympic"), NSK "Olympic" Hall of Champions.

Important: Participation in the forum is free, seating is limited. To participate in this event requires pre-registration link . Telephone: +380 44 296 71 60 292 32 57

Event organizer : State Agency for energy efficiency and conservation Ukraine

Partners: Foundation. Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine Project USAID «Municipal Energy Reform in Ukraine" project IFC «Energy efficiency in the residential sector in Ukraine" Project GIZ «Creation of energy agencies in Ukraine" Project GIZ «Energy efficiency in communities," EU project «EnPC-INTRANS "(The development of the municipalities in the implementation and use of energy service contracts), introduced" Fiat ", NGO" Institute budget and social and economic research "(IBSER)

Ukraine: German Pavilion at Aqua-Therm 2016

This year the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) are once again supporting a German group participation, giving more than 10 companies the platform to present their excellent energy efficient products and to offer their renowned services to key players and decision makers from all over the Ukraine.


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American National Pavilion at Aqua-Therm Kyiv 2016

Organizers of Aqua-Therm Kyiv 2016, held on 17-20 May, together with US Commercial Department in Ukraine are glad to announce The American National Pavilion that will be presented for the first time this year.

The US companies will share the American experience and energy efficient technologies for every sector of HVAC & water industry.

Founded in 1959, Generac was the first to engineer affordable home standby generators, along with the first engine developed specifically for the rigors of generator use, and is now the #1 manufacturer of home backup generators. Generac manufactures the widest range of power products in the marketplace including portable, residential, commercial and industrial generators. We are also the leading designer and manufacturer of manual and fully automatic transfer switches and accessories for backup power applications up to 50 kW. Representative in Ukraine NIK LLC.

Jet Inc. 
Jet, Inc. manufactures equipment for wastewater treatment with a complete line of residential and commercial systems that are designed to treat biological waste from homes, villages, factories, apartments, hospitals, small businesses, and hotels. Equipment is sold globally by authorized distributors. The process of sewage treatment is a biological, without the use of chemicals, and uses its own natural resources to transfer wastewater to clear odorless liquid in just 24 hours. This is due to the patented bioreactor. Jet is certified as meeting the ISO 9001:2008 requirements for: Design and manufacturing of onsite water and wastewater treatment systems and components including electrical control panels, aeration motors, system piping, disinfection equipment, and other treatment products.
Jet offers a full line of disinfection and biological enhancement products such as chlorine and UV disinfection systems, dechlorination systems, biological additives, and a broad range of other wastewater treatment products and equipment. Jet provides assistance with site specific treatment system designs, engineering, technical support, plant start up, and operator training.Representative in Ukraine – Olivet Ukraine

National Swimming Pool Foundation
Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®). A CPO® NSPF Certification provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. Representative in Ukraine: WATER WORLD WINDOW LLC

RWL Water
Water, Wastewater & Reuse Solutions

Founded by Ronald S. Lauder, RWL Water was established with a vision to become the leading global water, wastewater and reuse solutions provider in the middle market. We offer global solutions for desalination, water, wastewater, waste-to-energy, recovery & reuse, and food & beverage processing. We provide leading edge sustainable solutions by deploying our internationally experienced and highly responsive team. Our global staff, comprised of sales, service, technical and engineering professionals, are dedicated to achieving our clients’ economic and operational goals.
We have designed and built more than 7,000 plants for clients on all seven continents – in deserts and mountains, icy regions, seashores, and riverside communities. RWL Water has a reputation for innovative engineering and fast deployment to meet the needs of clients around the world.
With over 90 years of combined operational experience and attention to energy savings, RWL Water has developed state-of-the-art applications and cost-effective solutions for municipalities and clients in the oil and gas, food & beverage, power, mining & metals and agriculture industries.
Representative in Ukraine:Nature Technologies LLC.

Water Furnance
Quality, simple in the use, a reliable heat-pump of Water Furnace is a compactness, ecological, such that does not threaten to the origin of fire. Except hot water and heating, gives an opportunity of conditioning. The heat-pumps of Water Furnace it is the Your cost saving in 4-10 times..
Exactly these modern models of the American thermal pumps of Water Furnace (soil-water, water-water, soil-air, water-air) are Your possibility without gas and firewoods to provide the house, hotel, preschool, school, sanatorium, pool, industrial object by hot water, heating and conditioning.
WaterFurnace's 115,000-square-foot headquarters serves as a model for commercial geothermal installations worldwide. A pond loop and 41 of the company's own geothermal units meet all heating and cooling requirements for the facility. In 1982 WaterFurnace International is formed with a mission to be the leading geothermal heat pump manufacturer in technology and efficiency. In 1991 WaterFurnace completes construction of 120,000 square foot manufacturing and headquarters facility in Fort Wayne, IN. The new facility is completely heated and cooled by WaterFurnace geothermal technology. In 2000 WaterFurnace starts exporting technology outside the USA. In 2007 WaterFurnace Breaks the $100 million sales mark for the first time. A company WaterFurnace is a leader in the USA, occupying 45% US residential and 25% commercial market. Provides the greatest standards of quality, owns the own accredited laboratory. The heat-pumps of WaterFurnace work on environmentally friendly R-410A. In 2012 WaterFurnace began the sales at the Ukrainian market through an official dealer - Stala Energiya.

Wellons, Inc., is a U.S. based company focused on design, engineering, and manufacture of proprietary biomass fired energy systems and cogeneration facilities. Wellons has offices throughout the U.S. & Canada, as well as exclusive representation in Ukraine, “Salm Ukraine.”  Wellons has been in business for over 50 years, with hundreds of biomass energy systems in operation. Representative in Ukraine - Salm-Ukraine LLC.

U.S. Commercial Service Department in Ukraine
The U.S. Commercial Service Kyiv is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets.

During Aquatherm 2016, the U.S. Commercial Service Kyiv will host a U.S.A. Pavilion and U.S. companies interested in opportunities in the Ukrainian market.

The U.S. Commercial Service also provides market expertise on specific industrial sectors, and provides introductions to government and business leaders of both countries concerning commercial opportunities and potential business partnerships.

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Ukraine - fifth meeting debate for energy

In the date of 21 April 2016 in the city of Kiev, held an important event at a high level for Ukrainian politicians and officials - the fifth debate on energy policy "The Future investments in renewable energy in Ukraine: overcoming political issues, legislative, regulatory and technical barriers".

During this meeting they discussed the key issues of the reform of the energy market and policies of sustainable energy. In the framework of this fifth edition of the event, the biggest players have pointed out the problems and the best ways of development of renewable energy in Ukraine and to overcome the barriers to political, legislative, regulatory and technical barriers.

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Macedonia: students learn about photovoltaic energy into a PV farm

Fotovolt - source
In April 45 young people from Macedonia, Norway, Germany, Croatia, Greece, Spain and the UK have visited the  Fotovolt farm. Thus young people had the opportunity to learn more about the process of producing electricity by photo-voltaic solar panels and about local legislation.

There it will information were not related to distribution, energy storage, energy market and the pros and cons of this technology. Photo-voltaic Fotovolt farm is operational from August 5, 2015 and has a capacity of 47.52 kW /hour.

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