2018 DIARY: 150+ Solar Exhibitions and Conferences (Update Constantly)

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From the 11th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo being held in Tokyo in late February to the World Conference on Photovoltaic Conversion in Hawaii in June and the European Solar Energy Conference in Brussels in late September, new solutions to the world’s energy needs are being defined by the meeting of minds at key events around the world.

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JANUARY

  • January 8-11, Power On 2018 – Jaipur, India (www.batteryfair.co.in)
  • January 12-14, REAP 2018 – Islamabad, Pakistan (www.reap.org.pk)
  • January 15-18, World Future Energy Summit/Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week – ADNEC, Abu Dhabi (www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/conference)
  • January 17-19, InterSolution 2018 – Ghent, Belgium (www.intersolution.be/en)
  • January 18-19, IRSC 2018 – New Delhi, India (www.solarquarter.com)
  • January 22-23, 2nd Annual Power Tech Africa – Nairobi, Kenya (https://bricsaconsulting.com/event/2nd-annual-power-tech-africa)
  • January 22-24, Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo – Hong Kong, China (www.offgridsolarforum.org)
  • January 30-31, Solar Finance and Investment Europe – London, UK (finance.solarenergyevents.com)
  • January 30-31, Future Electricity Systems for Renewable Energy – Berlin, Germany (www.zukunftsnetz.net)

FEBRUARY

  • February 5-6, Solar Power Northeast – Boston, Massachusetts, USA (http://events.solar/northeast)
  • February 6-8, E-World Energy and Water Congress – Essen, Germany (www.e-world-essen.com)
  • February 13-14, Solar Summit Mexico 2018 – Hyatt Regency, Mexico City, Mexico (www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/solar-summit-mexico#gs.Yh6annc)
  • February 13-14, PV Operations Europe – Munich, Germany (events.newenergyupdate.com/pv-europe)
  • February 13-15, 3rd International Renewable Energy Exhibition & Conference – Casablanca, Morocco (www.photovoltaica.ma)
  • February 14-15, Saudi Renewable Energy Conference – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (https://renewableenergyksa.com)
  • February 22-23, 3rd Annual Renewable Energy Project Finance Conference 2018 – London, UK (connexusevents.com/3rd-Annual-Renewable-Energy-Finance-Conference)
  • February 23-25, AISS 2018 – Lucknow, India (www.aiss.org.in)
  • February 26 – March 2, Solar PV Trade Mission Indonesia – Jakarta, Indonesia (www.solartrademissionindonesia.com)
  • February 27-28, March 1, Solair Expo Maro – Casablanca, Morocco (www.solaireexpomaroc.com)
  • February 28 – March 2, 11th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo – Tokyo, Japan (www.pvexpo.jp/en)

MARCH

  • March 4-5, Retech and Solar Energy Egypt 2018 – Cairo, Egypt (smbegypt.com/RETECH/index.html)
  • March 6-8, Intersolar Middle East Exhibition and Conference – Dubai, UAE (www.intersolar.ae)
  • March 13-14, Solar Asset Management – San Francisco, California, USA (www.solarassetmanagement.us)
  • March 13-14, PVCellTec – Penang, Malaysia (celltech.solarenergyevents.com)
  • March 13-14, MiaGreen Expo and Conference – Miami, Florida, USA (www.miagreen.com)
  • March 13-15, Energy Storage Europe – Dusseldorf, Germany (www.energy-storage-online.com)
  • March 14-15, 13th Power and Alternative Energy Asia 2018 – Karachi, Pakistan (www.powerasia.com.pk)
  • March 14-16, SWEET 2018 – Gwangju, South Korea (www.sweet.or.kr)
  • March 15-18, New Energy Husum 2018 – Husum, Germany (www.new-energy.de)
  • March 16-18, 2018 China Jiangsu International Solar Exhibition and Forum – Jiangsu, China (www.pvjiangsu.com)
  • March 19-21, Silicon PV 2018 – Lausanne, Switzerland (www.siliconpv.com)
  • March 19-22, NABCEP Continuing Education Conference – Niagara Falls, New York, USA (www.nabcep.org/2018-continuing-education-conference)
  • March 21-22, Solar Solutions International – Expo Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands (www.solarsolutions.nl/en)
  • March 21-22, 4th Africa Mini-Grids Summit – Nairobi, Kenya (http://africaminigrids.com)
  • March 21-22, Solar Solutions Int. 2018 – Amsterdam, Netherlands (www.solarsolutions.nl)
  • March 21-23, SETA 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand (www.seta.asia)
  • March 27-28, Power and Electricity World Africa 2018 – Johannesburg, South Africa (www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/power-electricity-world-africa)
  • March 27-28, The Solar Show 2018 – Johannesburg, South Africa (www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/solar-show-africa)
  • March 27-29, Solar Power Expo China 2018 – Beijing, China (www.solarpowerexpo.cn)
  • March 27-29, Ecobuild SEA 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (www.ecobuildsea.com)
  • March 29-31, Solar Pakistan – Lahore, Pakistan (solarfairpakistan.com)
  • March 27-29, Energy Storage China 2018 – Beijing, China (http://www.escexpo.cn/en/)

APRIL

  • April 3-4, Kuwait SETS 2018 – Kuwait City, Kuwait (www.wpsummits.com/setskuwait)
  • April 4, Intersolar and EES Summit USA East – New York, USA (www.intersolarglobal.com/en/summits/usa-east)
  • April 4-6, International Green Energy Expo and Conference 2018 – Daegu, South Korea (www.exco.co.kr)
  • April 5-7, Solarex Istanbul – Istanbul, Turkey (http://eng.solarexistanbul.com)
  • April 7-10, Renexpo – Augsburgh, Bavaria (www.renexpo.de/en)
  • April 9-11, Batterietagung/Kraftwerk Batterie/Advanced Battery Power – Munster, Germany (http://battery-power.eu/en)
  • April 9-12, SONEX 2018 – Amman, Jordan (jordanfairs.com/index.php/buildprojects/sonex)
  • April 10-11, Smart Energy 2018 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (www.smartenergyexpo.org.au)
  • April 11-13, CISOLAR 2018 – Kyiv, Ukraine (2018.cis-solar.com)
  • April 16-18, CPV-14 2018 – Puertollano, Spain (www.cpv-14.org)
  • April 18-20, 6th Wuhan International Exhibition of Solar Energy Utilisation and Photovoltaic Power Generation 2018 – Wuhan, China (www.whntz.com/C.asp?lmid=65)
  • April 18-20, Energy Storage Association 2018 Conference and Expo – Boston, Massachusetts, USA (http://esacon.energystorage-events.org)
  • April 20-21, RenewX 2018 – Hyderabad, India (www.renewx.in)
  • April 23-26, Managing European Solar Assets 2018 – London, UK (assets.solarenergyevents.com)
  • April 23-27, Hannover Messe/Integrated Industry/Energy Tomorrow – Hannover, Germany (www.hannovermesse.de)
  • April 24-25, Greenpower 2018 – Poznan, Poland (greenpower.mtp.pl)
  • April 25-26, MENA New Energy 2018 – Dubai, UAU (events.newenergyupdate.com/mena)
  • April 25-27, Symposium Photovoltaic Solar Energy – Bad Staffelstein, Bavaria, Germany (www.pv-symposium.de)
  • April 30 – May 2, Midwest Solar Expo – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (www.midwestsolarexpo.com)

MAY

  • May 2-3, All-Energy 2018 – Glasgow, UK (www.all-energy.co.uk)
  • May 3-5, Solartech Indonesia 2018 – Jakarta, Indonesia (www.solartech-exhibition.net)
  • May 3-6, D-Energy – Shanghai, China (www.distributed-energy.cn)
  • May 8-9, 3rd International Hybrid Power Systems Workshop – Tenerife, Spain (http://hybridpowersystems.org)
  • May 9-11, RoEnergy South East Europe – Bucharest, Romania (www.roenergy.eu)
  • May 10-12, POGEE 2018 – Lahore, Pakistan (www.pogeepakistan.com)
  • May 14-16, Shanghai International Energy Storage and Application Fair 2018 – Shanghai, China (www.este-china.com)
  • May 15-16, Solar Power South East – Atlanta, Georgia, USA (http://events.solar/southeast)
  • May 21-24, MIREC Week Clean Energy Congress and Exhibition – Mexico City, Mexico (http://mirecweek.com)
  • May 21-25, MIREC Week 2018 – Mexico City, Mexico (mirecweek.com)
  • May 22-24, The Solar Show Philippines 2018 – Manila, Philippines (www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/the-solar-show-philippines)
  • May 22-24, Solar Show Philippines – Manila, Philippines (http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/the-solar-show-philippines)
  • May 22-24, Enersolar+Brazil 2018 – Sao Paolo, Brazil (enersolarbrasil.com.br)
  • May 23-24, Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition – Adelaide, South Australia (www.australianenergystorage.com.au)
  • May 23-25, 3rd Solar India 2018 Expo – Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India (www.solarindiaexpo.com)
  • May 27-29, SNEC 2018 International Storage and Mobile New Energy Conference – Shanghai, China (www.snec.org.cn)
  • May 28-30, SNEC 2018 International Storage and Mobile New Energy Exhibition – Shanghai, China (www.snec.org.cn)
  • May 28-30, SNEC PV Power Expo 2018 – Shanghai, China (www.snec.org.cn)
  • May 29-31, 5th Solar Africa 2018 – Nairobi, Kenya (www.expogr.com/solarafrica)
  • May 29 – June 1, ICSGCE 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (www.icsgce.com)
  • May 30 – June 1, ENVEX 2018 – Seoul, South Korea (www.envex.or.kr)

JUNE

  • June 4-6, 2018 China International Solar Energy and Green Building Application Exhibition – Beijing, China (www.sogrb.com)
  • June 5-6, PCIM Europe Conference – Nuremberg, Germany (www.mesago.de/en/PCIM/home)
  • June 6-9, ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week – Bangkok, Thailand (www.asew-expo.com)
  • June 7-9, EB CIBES – Beijing, China (bj.cibes.com.cn)
  • June 10-15, World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion – Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA (www.wcpec7.org/WCPEC-7)
  • June 12-13, Brazil Solar Power Conference and Exhibition – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (www.brazilsolarpower.com)
  • June 13-15, GENERA Energy and Environment International Trade Fair – Madrid, Spain (www.ifema.es/genera_06)
  • June 14-16, EXPO Solar – KINTEX Exhibition Centre, South Korea (http://www.exposolar.org/2018)
  • June 15-17, The 29th Annual Energy Fair – Custer, Wisconsin, USA (midwestrenew.org)
  • June 17-22, Grand Renewable Energy 2018 – Yokohama, Japan (www.renewableenergy.jp)
  • June 19-20, 14th REFF Wall Street – Renewable Energy Finance Forum – New York City, New York, USA (www.reffwallstreet.com)
  • June 19-22, Intersolar Europe Exhibition and Conference – Munich, Germany (www.intersolar.de)
  • June 20-22, EES Europe 2018 – Munich, Germany (www.ees-europe.com)
  • June 26-28, PCIM Asia Conference – Shanghai, China (www.mesago.de/en/PCC/home)
  • June 27-29, Indo Renergy 2018 Expo and Forum – Jakarta, Indonesia (www.indorenergy.com)
A Solar Power System Built in 1983
A Solar Power System Built in 1983. | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

JULY

  • July 10-12, Intersolar North America Exhibition and Conference – San Francisco, California, USA (www.intersolar.us)
  • July 11-13, IndoSolar +PV Tech Expo and Forum 2018 – Jakarta, Indonesia (www.indonesia-solarexpo.com)
  • July 13-15, East Africa Electricity 2018 – Nairobi, Kenya (www.mxmexhibitions.com/kenya_electricity)
  • July 17-19, TENAGA 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (www.greenenergyasia.org)
  • July 30 – August 2, Joenergy 2018 – Amman, Jordan (https://joenergy18.wixsite.com/jonergy)
  • July 31 – August 1, Australian Clean Energy Summit – Sydney, Australia (www.cleanenergysummit.com.au)

AUGUST

  • August 2-4, 15th Solar Sri Lanka – Colombo, Sri Lanka (cems-solarexpo.com/solarexposri)
  • August 10-12, SRPVEC – Xi’an, China (www.srpvec.com)
  • August 16-18, PV Guangzhou 2018 – Guangzhau, China (www.pvguangzhou.com)
  • August 20-22, ICCE 2018 – Quebec, Canada (icce2018.iaemm.com)
  • August 27-28, 2nd Renewable Energy and Resources – Boston, Massachusetts, USA (renewableenergy.conferenceseries.com)
  • August 28-30, Intersolar South America Exhibition and Conference – Sao Paolo, Brazil (www.intersolar.net.br)
  • August 29-31, Solar Taiwan – Taipei, Taiwan (www.optotaiwan.com/solar)
  • August 29-31, 6th International Conference and Expo on Green Energy – Toronto, Canada (greenenergy.conferenceseries.com)

SEPTEMBER

  • September 1-3, 2018 Inner Mongolia International Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Power Generation Industry Expo – Inner Mongolia, China (www.innsolar.cn)
  • September 4-6, AsiaSolar 2018 – Shanghai, China (www.asiasolar.net)
  • September 4-6, Green Expo Mexico/Global Resources and Environmental Energy Network Exhibition and Congress – Mexico City, Mexico (www.thegreenexpo.com.mx)
  • September 10-13, EuroSun 2018, 12th International conference on solar energy for buildings and industry – Rapperswil, Switzerland (www.eurosun2018.org)
  • September 11-13, The Battery Show North America – Novi, Michigan, USA (https://thebatteryshow.com)
  • September 12-14, PVTC 2018x – Cassis, France (www.photovoltaic-technical-conference.com)
  • September 12-14, Renewal Energy & Energy Efficiency Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam (www.renergyvietnam.com)
  • September 18-19, f-cell and Battery Storage – Stuttgart, Germany (www.world-of-energy-solutions.com)
  • September 18-20, Renewable Energy India Expo 2018 – Greater Noida, India (www.renewableenergyindiaexpo.com)
  • September 19-21, PV Taiwan – Taipei, Taiwan (www.pvtaiwan.com)
  • September 21-23, Eco-Green and Solar Expo – Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (www.blegsolar.com)
  • September 24-27, Solar Power International – Anaheim, California, USA (www.solarpowerinternational.com)
  • September 24-28, European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) – Brussels, Belgium (www.photovoltaic-conference.com)
  • September 26-28, PV Expo Osaka 2018 – Osaka, Japan (www.pvexpo-kansai.jp/en)

OCTOBER

  • October 3-4, All Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (www.all-energy.com.au)
  • October 9-11, Vakbeurs Energie 2018 – Brabanthalen in ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (www.energievakbeurs.nl/en/home)
  • October 11-13, Solar Africa Tanzania – Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (www.expogr.com/tanzania/solarexpo)
  • October 15-17, Era Oran/International Exhibition of Renewable Energies, Clean Energies and Sustainable development – Oran, Algeria (http://era.dz/era/en)
  • October 16-18, SEF-2018KYIV – Kyiv, Ukraine (https://2017.sefkyiv.com)
  • October 17-19, World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) – Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (www.energycongress.com)
  • October 22-25, AIREC Clean Energy Congress and Exhibition – Buenos Aires, Argentina (www.airecweek.com)
  • October 23-25, Dubai Solar Show – Dubai, UAE (www.dubaisolarshow.com)
  • October 23-25, NAEE 2018 – Abuja, Nigeria (www.nigeriaalternativeenergyexpo.org)
  • October 23-25, ReEnergy Kazakhstan 2018 – Almaty, Kazakhstan (https://www.powerexpo.kz)
  • October 24-25, RENEXPO BiH – Bosnia and Herzegovina (www.renexpo-bih.com)

NOVEMBER

  • November 1-3, Chinese Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Wuxi, China (http://en.crecexpo.com)
  • November 6-8, European Utility Week – Vienna, Austria (www.european-utility-week.com)
  • November 6-8, Energy Storage North America – Pasadena, California, USA (https://esnaexpo.com)
  • November 6 -9, Key Energy 2018 – Rimini Fiera, Italy (http://en.keyenergy.it)
  • November 7-8, Energy Storage North America Expo – Pasadena, California, USA (https://esnaexpo.com)
  • November 8-9, EIF 2018 – Ankara, Turkey (www.energy-congress.com)
  • November 14-15, 3rd Annual ASEAN Solar + Energy Storage Congress and Expo 2018 – Manila, Philippines (www.aseanenergystorage.com)
  • November 22-23, Forum Solarpraxis/Neue Energiewelt – Berlin, Germany (http://forum-neue-energiewelt.com)
  • November 27-29, BIREC 2018 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (www.bireccongress.com)

DECEMBER

  • December 4-5, Middle East Energy Storage Forum 2018 – Dubai, UAE (https://energystorage.iqpc.ae)
  • December 11-13, Intersolar India Exhibition and Conference 2018 – Mumbai, India (www.intersolar.in/en)

* Cover credit: Wikimedia Commons

Vincent Ross
Vincent Ross has been a professional journalist for more than 40 years, working in newspapers, public relations, lifestyle magazines and digital media, both as an editor and copywriter, and as a freelance travel writer and photographer. Vincent, based in Adelaide, South Australia, is an honorary member of the Australian Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA). He has a keen interest in permaculture, e-mobility and renewable energy, with particular focus on eco-responsible travel, culture and lifestyle.