Big challenges spark exciting solutions

The many challenges confronting the energy industry are sparking a steady stream of exciting innovations. To stay abreast of the latest developments, you can’t afford to miss HANNOVER MESSE. The world’s largest trade fair for industrial technology will give you a concentrated overview of all the latest developments in energy-related technologies. Come to Hannover, Germany, and find out how the world’s smartest companies are planning to shape our energy future.

At HANNOVER MESSE, you’ll see the latest future-defining solutions for all parts of the energy industry. And in 2015, there will be a whole new display area to explore. The new Environmental Technologies & Resource Efficiency section of the Energy show will present all the latest innovations from a highly dynamic part of the energy industry. The market for green solutions is expanding rapidly as companies are increasingly realizing that these technologies are not only the key to reducing their environmental footprint but can also significantly reduce their production costs. To find out which solutions are right for you and to get a feel for the potential cost savings in your organization, visit HANNOVER MESSE 2015.

Energy and the environment have become critical issues that have a decisive influence on the long-term viability of most manufacturers. Can you afford to lose your information edge in this fast-evolving field of technology?

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Environmental Technologies and Resource Efficiency

New Display Category in 2015

Increasing resource scarcity is forcing manufacturers to rethink the way they operate. Many companies have come to realize that environmentally sustainable production processes will have a critical role to play in their long-term competitiveness and survival. But is it still possible to do more with less? The Leading Trade Fair "Energy" will present in 2015 a wide variety of eco-friendly and resource-efficient technologies and products that address this crucial question. Inform yourself about the latest technologies and methods for water and waste water treatment, air and waste air purification and energy efficiency in production.


Decentralized Energy Supply

Discover how decentralized energy generation from fossil and renewable fuels can be made more efficient with combined-heat-and-power (CHP) technology. And how you can leverage the technical know-how and capital resources of energy contractors to realize your own on-site CHP plant.

Life Needs Power Energy Forum

What does the future hold in terms of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and storage? The Life Needs Power forum is your chance to find out. Be there as big-name experts from industry, business, science and government share their ideas on tomorrow’s energy supply.

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Renewable Energy Forum

How does a country go about transitioning its entire energy system to a more sustainable footing? This forum organized by Germany’s Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) is an excellent opportunity for you to talk to leaders in the field and learn about the products, solutions, services and funding needed to build a sustainable, economically efficient energy system.


Forum and central contact point for cost-saving and resource-efficient solutions – new in hall 13

The GreenSolutionsCenter is the central contact point to catch up on the latest technologies, methods and components in the field of Environmental Technologies. Be there when companies present their products for waste water recycling, exhaust air purification and Energy-efficieny in production. Learn how to reuse water and air and how to reduce your energy consumption in production in order to be more profitable. Listen to industrial experts, politicians, start-ups and associations and discuss the latest news in Environmental Technologies and Resource Efficiency.

Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries

Anybody who is anybody in the fields of hydrogen, fuel cells and stationary battery technology gathers here, at Europe's largest trade fair platform for hydrogen, fuel cells and batteries. It’s a great place to experience tomorrow’s technology first-hand. You can even take a fuel cell-powered car for a test drive!

The Group Exhibit is Europe's largest trade fair platform for hydrogen, fuel cells and batteries. Already for the 21st time 150 international exhibitors will showcase the entire spectrum of this technology on a 5.000 sqm large exhibition area.

Focal point of the Group Exhibit will be the storage of renewable energy e.g. wind and sun through the generation of hydrogen and in batteries.

All visitors are invited to professionally-moderated discussions and presentations in two forum areas at the Group Exhibit in Hall 27. For further information please visit:


The InwaterSolutions exhibition is an international showcase for the marine engineering and research sector and – not surprisingly – one of the HANNOVER MESSE fair’s big highlights. Themed “Subsea in (e)motion” and housed on around 400 square meters (4,300 sq. ft) of display space, InwaterSolutions 2015 will feature eye-popping large-scale exhibits and live demonstrations and take a comprehensive look at the enormous potential of environmentally friendly underwater technologies and solutions.

Visitors will be able to experience marine technology product highlights "live in action" in giant-sized water tanks.

The InwaterSolutions exhibition promotes the objectives of Germany’s National Master Plan for Martine Technologies (NMMT) and is part of the "Das Meer – Unser blaues Wunder" ("The Sea – Our Blue Miracle") campaign currently being operated by Germany’s Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). The official partners of the InwaterSolutions exhibition are Gesellschaft für Maritime Technik e.V. and Subsea Monitoring Network e.V.

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Smart Grids

Smart grids are fundamental to our ability to transition the world to a green, sustainable energy system. At the Smart Grids display area, you will find fascinating information and exhibits on intelligently networked power grids, the latest trends in energy efficiency, and revolutionary ideas for tomorrow’s energy supply.


The world’s foremost superconductor industry presentation awaits you at HANNOVER MESSE. The SuperConductingCity pavilion is where the world’s leading providers and research institutes go to present the latest semiconductor products and solutions for use in electricity generation and transmission.

Wind Party

The Wind Party, one of the most important networking events in the renewable energy sector is taking place on Thursday (6:00 p.m.) during HANNOVER MESSE 2015.

Guests are given the chance to discuss new technology trends, share the latest news and cultivate important contacts in a relaxed atmosphere with live music and a buffet.



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