Renewable energy is a booming sector and, in the UK, jobs are growing four times faster than the rest of the market. As we enter 2023, the energy crisis, energy security and net zero ambitions remain key themes for the industry to address.
A new year brings a fresh batch of events across the renewable energy and low carbon sector to focus on the transition to a sustainable, secure and flexible energy system. Events provide an opportunity for organisations to showcase their services, products and expertise and for professionals to network, collaborate, gain and share knowledge and drive action towards a common goal.
We’ve put together a list of the top renewable energy events that should be on your radar in 2023.
23-25 January | Birmingham, UK
National Energy Action is the national charity working to end fuel poverty across the UK. Its annual conference is a meeting place for industry, third sector, policy and government professionals and other stakeholders. This year will focus on how to respond to the current cost of living and energy crises.
7 February | Birmingham, UK
Looking at the whole system, this Utility Week event brings together professionals from energy networks to address the energy crisis and transition to net zero.
23-25 February | London, UK
An event bringing together investors, policymakers, developers, utilities, energy buyers and service providers in energy storage and security.
28 Feb- 2 March | London, UK
Brought together by Energy Institute experts, International Energy Week is a global conference addressing the geopolitical and environmental crises we’re currently facing. Professionals, investors, governments, academics and NGOs come together to discuss and work towards the clean energy transition.
1-2 March | London, UK
Previously known as the Sustainability Leaders Forum, Edie 23 is for business leaders, policymakers, net-zero experts, academics and NGOs to come together for decisive action on climate change and shaping the future of sustainable business.
10-11 May | Glasgow, Scotland
All-Energy is the UK’s largest low-carbon energy and full supply chain renewables event. The co-located Dcarbonise is aimed at private and public sector energy end users to focus on bettering energy efficiency and lowering the costs for buildings and transport.
16-17 May | Birmingham, UK
Utility Week Live is the UK’s biggest annual meeting of utilities professionals in energy and water.
7-8 June | New York, USA
A meeting place for global executives, policymakers and energy pioneers to focus on the global energy transition.
20-22 June | Brussels, Belgium
An international event open to organisations, university associations, national and local authorities, professional associations, and non-profits working in sustainable development and energy. This year’s theme is “Accelerating the clean energy transition – towards lower bills and greater skills”.
The UK’s national awareness campaign for net zero with expert insights and webinars running throughout the week.
10-11 October | London, UK
An event bringing together energy professionals to collaborate on sustainability and net-zero goals, through focused meetings, networking and expert seminars.
25-26 January | Glasgow, UK
A conference run by Scottish Renewables for experts across the offshore wind industry, supply chain and stakeholders.
25-27 April | Copenhagen, Denmark
An annual international conference for the wind industry, looking in particular at how to achieve the EU’s target of 510 GW by 2030.
14-15 June | London, UK
The UK’s largest conference for the global offshore wind industry with over 5,000+ attendees expected and over 50 countries represented.
17-19 January | Warsaw, Poland
For manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and service providers of photovoltaic (PV) products and solutions across Poland and beyond. Last year saw 4,870 visitors and guests attend.
1-2 February | London, UK
Back for its 10th year, Solar Finance & Investment Europe brings together solar developers, asset managers, investors and financiers from across the world. It focuses on the latest business, financial solutions and new technologies for accelerating solar capacity as well as improving efficiencies and reducing maintenance.
21-22 March | Lisbon, Portugal
Returning for its 11th year in Lisbon, Large Scale Solar Europe is the meeting place for leading independent power producers and developers. The agenda will largely cover how Europe plans to expand solar capacity to meet its renewable energy goals, from auctions to investment to technological innovations.
13-14 June | Munich, Germany
A leading exhibition for Europe’s solar sector, bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and project planners and developers.
29-31 August | São Paulo, Brazil
In August, Intersolar brings us the biggest solar energy exhibition in Latin America.
17-19 October | Birmingham, UK
An event for solar storage and complementary technologies celebrating the technologies paving the way for a cleaner, smarter, more flexible and decentralised energy system.
27-28 June | London, UK
An event targeting solar utility and the rooftop solar market.
8-9 March | Brussels, Belgium
A platform for Europe’s solar sector. The agenda will focus on the challenges and solutions to expand solar energy capacity in the EU.
With transport responsible for 27% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, this awareness week focuses on decarbonising transport as part of the UK’s net zero journey and how this can be achieved. Expect expert commentary, insights and webinars.
21-23 March | Valencia, Spain
An international conference on electric mobility, bringing together professionals from transport, cities and energy.
28-30 April | Farnborough, UK
The leading UK festival for all things home, energy and electric vehicles. With businesses and consumers attending, Fully Charged showcases the latest in electric mobility from electric car models to EV chargers to clean energy suppliers.
19-21 May | Harrogate, UK
After popular demand, Fully Charged will deliver its first festival up north in Yorkshire. So, for all the northern EV enthusiasts, this one is for you.
23-25 May | Stuttgart, Germany
An international event bringing together attendees who are working to transform e-mobility with advanced battery, hybrid and EV innovation.
21-22 June | London, UK
With an expected attendance of over 10,000 people, MOVE is a world-leading event for tech and mobility start-ups focused on driving down the carbon emissions associated with mobility.
10-11 October | London, UK
An event for innovation in the EV industry. Expect speakers from organisations, cities and technology providers.
28-30 November | London, UK
A leading international EV event for all things electric mobility. The London EV show creates the opportunity for businesses to exhibit the latest models, next-gen electrification technology, innovative products and solutions.
12-13 December | Oxford, UK
The EV summit provides a platform for business leaders and key stakeholders working in electric mobility, charging infrastructure, technology, batteries and energy.
28-29 March | Amsterdam, Netherlands
An international conference focused on scaling up hydrogen as a green and efficient energy alternative.
30 March | Telford, UK
A hub for businesses to exhibit the latest technology in the hydrogen industry.
9-11 May | Rotterdam, Netherlands
A leading international conference for hydrogen professionals. It will also feature the World Hydrogen Awards to celebrate exceptional achievements in the industry.
5-6 July | Madrid, Spain
A global event for business professionals across the entire hydrogen value chain. With over 1,000 attendees, the agenda will focus on solutions and technological innovations for low-carbon hydrogen production, storage and distribution.
1-2 March | London, UK
The move to electrification has increased the demand for batteries. This conference brings together experts in battery recycling to focus on the challenges the industry faces and solutions for ensuring the safe and efficient disposal of batteries.
20 April | Silverstone, UK
The UK’s largest battery industry event bringing together hundreds of industry buyers, specialists and suppliers.
23-25 May | Stuttgart, Germany
Manufacturers, suppliers, engineers and decision-makers attend the conference and trade fair to focus on advanced battery and automotive industries.
14-16 June | Munich, Germany
Europe’s largest international exhibition for batteries and energy storage companies and professionals.
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