Solar Decathlon Europe 2019 will take place in Szentendre, Hungary 22-24 July 2019.
The event unites the local government of Szentendre, EMI, a non-profit organisation for quality control and innovation in building, and BME, the Budapest University of Technology & Economics.
SDE19 in Szentendre will emphasize renovation simulation, providing a frame of existing buildings
that pose renovation challenges stemming from local urban factors.
The Solar Decathlon Europe is an international competition that challenges collegiate teams to design and build houses powered exclusively by the renewable energy sources: the main aim of competition is to promote of architectural solutions related to solar energy, renewable energies and innovative technologies through the houses built by the university teams.
30 years of EUROSOLAR – European symposium and parlamentarian evening: A Europe of Renewable Energies
27 September 2018. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Berlin, Germany
Peter Droege, EUROSOLAR President, chaired the European symposium and parlamentarian evening: A Europe of Renewable Energies. The focus was on the positions and the cooperation of the European member states in the course of the energy transition and the overcoming of the dependence on coal, oil and gas in order to finance a solar Europe and to finally turn away from the nuclear industry.
Impulses from the EUROSOLAR sections and a parliamentary discussion forum were to used for in-depth and practical discussions. The day was rounded off with a joint evening reception and good entertainment. The comprehensive daily programme was available here.
The event was supported by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and was interpreted in German and English.
Peter Droege speaks on occasion of the 2018 German Solar Prize, 15 September 2018, Muenster-Carree, Bonn.
For more information (in German).
Im feierlichen Rahmen wurde am Samstag, dem 15. September, der Deutsche Solarpreis 2018 verliehen. Anlässlich des 30-jährigen Jubiläums von EUROSOLAR und der damit verbundenen Jahrespartnerschaft mit der Stadt Bonn fand die traditionelle Preisverleihung im Bonner Münster-Carré statt. Gemeinsam mit der EnergieAgentur.NRW wurde der von EUROSOLAR e.V. ins Leben gerufene Preis in acht Kategorien vergeben.
Professor Peter Droege is invited to speak at the ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems Conference and associated events 22-25 May 2018 at the Nordic Clean Energy Week in Malmø, Sweden. ERA-Net SES is the joint programming platform of countries and regions in the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) Key Action 4, “Increasing the resilience and security of the energy system”, jointly conducted with the European Commission. Theme is From Local Trials towards a European Knowledge Community. Professor Droege will represent EUROSOLAR.
Peter Droege will open EUROSOLAR’s 12th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES) and the parallel 7th Energy Storage Europe (ESE) events and exhibit at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany.