Join the Council at Berlin Energy Week!

Posted on 26 March 2018

More than 3,000 participants from government, industry, the energy sector and tech scene spanning approximately 90 countries, will gather in Germany, during ‘Berlin Energy Week in mid-April.

The SET Tech Festival, Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue and EventHorizon, which all form part of the Berlin Energy Week, will convene leading players, including 100 high-level speakers in the global energy transition.

The week will kick off with the 2018 Start-up Energy Transition Awards hosted by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency – in conjunction with the World Energy Council on 16 April.  18 start-ups from 13 countries, including  China, Kenya, Germany and Isreal, will present their business models for climate protection, with Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the Council, giving  an opening keynote speech on the lastest  innovation issues imapcting the energy sector.

At the festival – an international event for start-ups, investors and the energy industry, start-ups will be able to watch the finalists’ presentations and establish contact with potential customers and investors, in the Berlin Kulturbrauerei. An exhibition will showcase young enterprises whose energy solutions are already making successful contributions to climate protection.

EventHorizon – Global Summit on Blockchain Technology

On  17 – 19 April, the award-winning event will bring the latest global technological achievements to the former Power Station Mitte to join forces and unite the Who’s Who of both the traditional energy and
innovative blockchain sectors, once again. The 3 days will be filled with energetic keynotes, powerful Start-Up Pitches, educational Deep Dives Sessions and numerous unprecedented interactive experiences. They will revitalise the former Power Station with solutions and new concepts focusing on the development of a consumer focused, fair and sustainable energy future.

With the motto “Flip the switch & turn on the power of tomorrow, today!”, Event Horizon is the only annual event centered on energy blockchain solutions for a future based solely on renewable resources.

Berlin Energy Transition  Dialogue

On Tuesday, 17 April 2018, the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue’s evening reception will bring together all guests of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, the SET Tech Festival and EventHorizon at the Kraftwerk Berlin. In the halls of this former power plant, 18 international start ups will be presented as finalists in six award categories at the electrifying ceremony of the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award.

The Berlin EnergyTransition Dialogue connects stakeholders from politics, business and civil society. This two-day conference turns Berlin into the hotspot of the global energy transformation towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Over the course of the whole week, guided tours, receptions and interactive workshops will also take place in addition to official side events.