Key Energy Events for 2018

With the new year comes a whole roster of new events to get excited about in the world of energy. NRG Expert has carefully selected some of the biggest events around the world and compiled them into one handy list to help you arrange your calendar for 2018. Read on to find out key details about the events, including location, dates and what exactly will be covered on the day.

Renewable Energy Project Finance Conference 2018 – 22-23 Feb

This is the third annual renewable energy project finance conference and it will take place in the Danubius Hotel in Regent’s Park, London. The conference will look at investment strategies in the renewable sector. Companies with experience developing renewable energy projects will talk about key commercial and legal issues that need to be overcome in order to create a successful project and to make sure investors get good returns.

Fire Protection of Rolling Stock – 28 Feb – 1 March

Taking place in Berlin, Germany, this conference will look at the future of fire standards in the rail industry of Europe. Members of the FPRS community will look at how the industry can work towards better fire safety standards. The conference will explore the challenges as well as the opportunities in the sector. There will also be plenty of time for networking.

GeoTHERM – 1-2March

A combination of trade fair and congress, GeoTHERM has been running for eleven years and has become the biggest geothermal energy event in the world. The event will take a look at the intricacies and details of shallow and deep geothermal energy. This show is a must for anyone with an interest in the geothermal sector.

Kuwait Sustainable Energy and Technology Summit – 3-4 April

This conference will take an in-depth look at the state of the renewable energy sector in Kuwait. Renewables are very much on the agenda for Kuwait as climate change concerns and a need to diversify its economy change the current energy landscape in the country. Kuwait has one of the highest energy consumption rates per capita rates in the world and so research and development in the renewables sphere is of paramount significance.

International SAP Conference for Oil and Gas – 17-19 April

This year’s conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal. On the agenda for the event are a number of interesting topics that are already making an impact in the energy world and look set to continue to do so. These include blockchain, cloud, SAP Leonardo and machine learning. There will be a focus on digitisation in the industry and this will be covered in the conference’s numerous talks and workshops.

RetroFit Tech Summit and Awards – 10-11 April

Located in Dubai, the RetroFit Tech Summit and Awards will look at helping individuals and companies maximise energy and water efficiency. The event will explore the different financial model and regulatory frameworks that are required for achieving increased energy savings as well as return on investment.

CO2 Reuse Summit – 16-17 May

Zurich will be the proud host of the 2018 CO2 Reuse Summit. This exciting conference will touch on a range of topics relating to carbon emissions and how carbon dioxide can be transformed into fuels, polymers and more. The event will include a number of talks and presentations, case studies, and networking sessions. Be prepared to be amazed by the technological advancements that are being made in this sector.

Bioenergy Conference and Expo – 2-4 July

People from all over the world will be flocking to Berlin this July for an exciting Bioenergy Conference and Expo. The theme for this year is Bioenergy: Mobilizing the bioeconomy and globe through innovation for a sustainable world. The objective is to encourage young people to engage their minds and capacity for research in order to expand the opportunities available in this field.