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Review of Intersolar's 25th anniversary year

In 2016 we celebrated 25 years of Intersolar, the global center for the solar industry! Thank you very much for joining our celebrations worldwide, we were delighted to see you!

What would a birthday be without cake? Günder, the Turkish section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), surprised Markus Elsässer, CEO of Solar Promotion GmbH, at the Intersolar Summit in Turkey with a sweet treat.Many thanks to Messe München for the delicious anniversary muffins! Many thanks to Messe München for the delicious anniversary muffins! Visitors to Intersolar Europe were greeted by the Compressed Air Orchestra, which put a smile on the face of everyone who passed by the exhibition halls.  Visitors to Intersolar Europe were greeted by the Compressed Air Orchestra, which put a smile on the face of everyone who passed by the exhibition halls.  At Intersolar North America, visitors grooved to “The Dynamic Faye Carol & Her Amazing Band”Everyone had fun at the worldwide Intersolar photo booths, here at Intersolar South AmericaEveryone had fun at the worldwide Intersolar photo booths, here at Intersolar India Intersolar Middle East celebrated its launch during  Intersolar’s 25th anniversary yearThe Intersolar Team looks forward to welcoming you to the 2017 Intersolar Exhibitions and Conferences! Intersolar – Connecting Solar Business!

 

Impressions of Intersolar's History

From the very beginning, Intersolar’s founders have been guided by the vision of a solar future. Today Intersolar is a meeting place for the international solar industry and its partners. Picture: Hermann Scheer, Inventor of the Renewable Energy Law.In Pforzheim, Solar `97 showcases a small but innovative industry. It starts as a small exhibition in 1991 with five solar companies presenting their products to solar enthusiasts and environmentalists.In 1999, the Pforzheim event reaches its capacity with 142 exhibitors and 8,400 visitors. With the move to Freiburg, the exhibition changes its name to Intersolar and establishes itself as the largest exhibition for solar technology in Europe.But that’s not all. 2008 sees the inception of Intersolar North America in San Francisco. Today it is the most-attended solar exhibition in the United States. The sun is rising over the Indian solar market, which is reason enough to introduce Intersolar India in 2009. Today the exhibition is the largest and most international solar market platform in India.Bem vindos à Intersolar South America: Since 2013, Intersolar has been providing a platform for connecting with key stakeholders in Brazil, Chile and beyond. Picture: Intersolar South America welcomed more than 9,000 visitors to Sao Paulo in 2015.High solar irradiation and growing energy demand: The Gulf states are ideally located for generating renewable energy from sunlight. In order to lay the foundation for expanding solar energy, Intersolar Middle East will be launched in 2016.The themes covered by the exhibitions and conferences always address the particular focuses, aims and challenges of regional markets. Picture: The Intersolar Europe Conference in Munich, ICM.Intersolar brings together people, markets and technologies in a unique way. Picture: Intersolar and CALSEIA’s annual Solar Summerfest – the official networking party to benefit the Californian solar industryIntersolar showcases state-of-the-art technologies, products and the latest market developments in the photovoltaics and energy storage industry on four continents.The decentralized generation and infeed of energy from renewable sources is changing the ways in which producers and consumers cooperate.Under the title Smart Renewable Energy,Intersolar and ees are focusing particular attention on this topic worldwide. Spotlight on reporting: 781 journalists attended Intersolar and ees in 2015 worldwide and reported on the newest trends, services, and products for the energy supply of the future. Intersolar has always been a trendsetter! Since 2014, energy storage systems have had an independent event under a new brand – ees (electrical energy storage). The event is staged alongside the other Intersolar exhibitions and conferences.Visitors flock to Intersolar to see developments in the international solar and energy storage markets first hand. Intersolar Europe 2015 attracted around 38,000 visitors from 165 countries. 51% came from Germany; 49% came from abroad.The Intersolar brand represents the most renowned, international events supporting the solar industry. Politicians and influential entrepreneurs flock to Intersolar from all over the world. Picture: JB Straubel, CTO and Co-Founder of Tesla MotorsPoliticians and influential entrepreneurs flock to Intersolar from all over the world. Picture: Sigmar Gabriel, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy.The Intersolar brand represents the most renowned, international events supporting the solar industry. Politicians and influential entrepreneurs flock to Intersolar from all over the world. Picture: Jerry Brown, Governor of California.Politicians and influential entrepreneurs flock to Intersolar from all over the world. Picture: The former Indian Minister for Renewable Energies, Shri Vilas Muttemwar at Intersolar 2007.Since 2012, Intersolar has offered a global conference program known as Intersolar Summits. These summits are the gateway to emerging and growing solar markets, such as India, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, or Turkey.Get ready for the 2016 exhibition series! Intersolar Europe: June 22–24, Intersolar North America: July 12–14, Intersolar South America: August 23–25, Intersolar Middle East: September 19–21, and Intersolar India: October 19–21.