Special Events

AWARD Winner at Intersolar Europe 2019

Intersolar AWARD: Powering the future with Innovation!

Prize-worthy projects, innovative solutions and outstanding concepts are at the heart of the Intersolar AWARD and The smarter E AWARD. The Intersolar AWARD is an indicator of the solar industry’s innovative power. For more than 11 years, it has been shining the spotlight on the most notable technical developments and the most forward-looking solar energy companies worldwide. In 2020, the coveted award will once again pay tribute to the most innovative ideas and technologies in the photovoltaics sector and make them visible to a large audience.

The AWARD ceremony takes place on June 17, 2020 at 4:30pm in hall C2 at The smarter E Forum (Booth no. C2.450).

Energy Transition Award

2020 Energy Transition Award Ceremony for Utility Companies

The best utility companies across Germany, Austria and Switzerland are honored at the annual award ceremony for “utilities within the energy transition” held as part of The smarter E, the leading platform for the energy world. The five best utility companies in Germany, as well as the three best in Austria and Switzerland, are chosen in each of the five categories Electricity, Heating, Mobility, Energy Efficiency and Energy Transition. The focus is on the role that all 1,800 companies play in the energy transition and their importance. The award ceremony is organized by the German CleanTech Institute (DCTI), EuPD Research, and The smarter E Europe, under the patronage of Dr. Simone Peter (German Renewable Energy Federation) and Katja Diehl (She Drives Mobility). All exhibition visitors are welcome to attend the Energy Transition Award ceremony.

The award ceremony takes place on June 18, 2020 at 4:00pm in hall C2 at The smarter E Forum (Booth no. C2.450). The language of the event will be German.

pv Guided Tours: Guided Tours for Professionals

pv Guided Tours: Guided Tours for Professionals

Solar experts from all over the continent meet at The Smarter E in Munich to discover the latest innovations in solar power. photovoltaik the leading B2B medium, pv Europe the English website and The Smarter E Europe offer guided tours to fair visitors, especially system planners, skilled tradesmen, architects and engineers. The guided tours aim to the outstanding innovations for the solar energy transition offered by the exhibiting companies. The number of participants is limited. Participation is free of charge. The pv Guided Tours, which are topic-based, take place every day of The smarter E Europe in German and additionally in English on Wednesday and Thursday.  

These tours are planned:

1. Solar power storage for residential use (home storage)
2. Power storage and off-grid solutions for companies, municipalities, industry and utilities
3. Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV: in-roof-systems, solar roof tiles, solar facades, PV on green roofs)
4. Electric mobility: Installation and integration of charging systems and electric vehicles
5. Innovative power electronics for off-grid supply systems – electricity for heating, refrigeration & cooling/ventilation (design software, energy management systems, inverters, data loggers, smart meter, power2heat)
6. High efficiency modules, monitoring of solar parks, cleaning and maintenance
7. Mounting systems (flat roof, pitched roof, ground mounted systems)

The groups will be guided by a competent editor. All tour groups will be welcomed at the participating companies’ booths by experienced engineers or product managers who will explain their innovations. Participant questions will be answered in detail. Every guided tour lasts around two hours. The starting point is at the Meeting Point pv Guided Tours in hall B1, booth B1.309, right next to the photovoltaik and pv Europe booth. Participants need to register in advance. The registration includes a free daily ticket for The smarter E Europe. Participants will be provided with headsets. Register here