4th International Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference & Exhibition

The  4th International Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference & Exhibition taking place on February 22-24, 2011 in Eilat, Israel. This year’s event will present technological innovation, business opportunities, policies and implementations for renewable energy with a special focus on the programs for eliminating dependency on fossil fuels and promoting wider usage of alternative energy sources.

Dr. Dan Arvizu, Director and Chief Executive of the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Dr. Uzi Landau, Minister of National Infrastructures of Israel, are scheduled to provide the keynote addresses.

The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference is an international forum designed to encourage discussions with global significance on technology innovation, business opportunities and policies for renewable energy. Conference participants will include national, region and local government ministers, regulators and officials, entrepreneurs and project developers, technology companies, investment banks and venture capital funds, environmental organizations and scientists.

The conference agenda includes:

  • Plenary sessions on technological innovations for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, deploying smart grids, expanding solar and wind energy zoning, and more
  • Panel discussions on the role of governments in promoting alternative energy projects and financing models for renewable energy projects
  • Case studies on successful alternative energy deployments
  • Announcements on renewable and alternative energy achievements and upcoming projects

The conference will also include onsite tours of a number of the alternative energy projects of the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, including the Arava Power 5 MW Solar Farm on Kibbutz Ketura, the Aora Solar Tower on Kibbutz Samar and the Passive Cooling Tower on Kibbutz Neot Smadar.

The European EUREKA industrial research program will be holding its annual Cleantech planning conference in parallel to the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference and will offer a number of joint sessions at the event. The heads of numerous national funding organizations serving as EUREKA representatives together with European policymakers and major industry leaders will participate, providing a unique opportunity for conference attendees to access EUREKA’s partner-matching services and funding opportunities.

The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference will take place at the Herods and Dan hotels in Eilat, Israel on February 22-24. Registration information for the conference is available at www.eilatenergy.org/registration.

About Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy International Conference and Exhibition is among the world’s leading platforms for presenting technological innovation, business opportunities, policies and implementation in the renewable energy field. The conference brings together thousands of participants from around the world. During the conference, engaging meetings take place that lead to tangible results in the field.

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