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May 30 - June 2 2017 - Munich, Germany

Meet us at the booth B2.410 and get a free copy of GMO 2017 - 2021!

Intersolar Europe takes place annually at Messe Munchen. It is the world's leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners.

In 2016, 1,063 international exhibitors and 45,018 trade visitors from 160 countries attended Intersolar Europe.

The exhibition focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, energy storage, renewable heating, as well as on products and solutions for smart renewable energy.

Since its founding, it has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

The accompanying Intersolar Europe Conference consolidates the topics of the exhibition. In 2016, 1,300 attendees gained information about current industry topics and the background of technological, market and political developments.

Learn more about the event here.

This year's Intersolar Europe Conference will be marked by the launch of the "Global Market Outlook for SolarPower 2017-2021",

presented by SolarPower Europe, on 30th May.



Tuesday, May 30


Christian Westermeier, President, SolarPower Europe

SolarPower Europe's annual Global Market Outlook 2017-2021 flagship publication considered to be the most authoritative market analysis report for the global PV sector will again be launched at Intersolar Europe Conference.


  • GLOBAL PV MARKETS: EUROPE - A STABLE OUTLOOK?, 11:15 - 11:20,  Room 14A, ICM

James Watson, Chief Executive Officer, SolarPower Europe

Wednesday, May 31


SolarPower Europe is launching "The Solar Industry's seven commitments on digitalisation" on Wednesday 31 May at Intersolar. The commitments spell out what the solar industry will do to aid the transition to a digitalised solar offering and make the most of the opportunities arising from the digitalisation of the energy system. This is a produce of the work of the Digitalisation and Solar Task Force, led by Professor Bernd Engel from SMA. This deliverable has been coordinated by Alison Finch from Huawei Solar Europe.


  • SESI O&M WORKSTREAM MEETING, 14:30 - 16:00, Room Z1.428, ICM

Mate Heisz, Business Analyst, SolarPower Europe

SolarPower Europe is leading the O&M workstream of the Global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative, a joint initiative of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Terrawatt Initiative (TWI). The objective of the Global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative is to bring industry stakeholders together to develop standardised contract templates (including a template O&M contract) that will help streamline (and also increase the speed of) the development and financing process for solar projects around the globe. A joint event of SolarPower Europe, IRENA and TWI, will be held on 31st May where a round table discussion will take place to allow the participants to discuss the first results of the O&M stream of work.

Thursday, June 1

  • SOLARPOWER EUROPE SIDE EVENT: Sub-saharan finance masterclass, 14:00 - 18:00, Room B13,

James Watson, Chief Executive Officer, SolarPower Europe

SolarPower Europe in collaboration with the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is hosting the Sub-saharan finance masterclass: how to raise capital in new markets across Africa.

The event will promote African solar markets and bring together the European and African solar industry with financiers and other key market participants.

  • MEETING OF PV ASSOCIATIONS, 14:00 - 16:00, Room Z1427

Giorgia Concas, Senior Policy Advisor, SolarPower Europe

  • PV FINANCING PROJECT: Business models to boost the PV sector in Europe, 14:00 - 15:30

Sonia Dunlop, Policy Adviser, SolarPower Europe

  • Drink Reception: MEET SOLAPOWER EUROPE TEAM, 18:00 - 20, BOOTH B2.410

Drink reception supported by Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), Global Solar Council (GSC) and BSW Solar.


Dr. James Watson
Chief Executive Officer
Bruce Douglas
Chief Operating Officer
Alexandre Roesch
Policy Director
Michael Schmela
Executive Advisor
Giorgia Concas
Senior Policy Advisor
Sonia Dunlop
Policy Adviser
Kristina Thoring
Senior Political Communications Advisor
Mate Heisz
Business Analyst
Daniel Dang
Business Development Manager
Saskia Choffel
Business Development & Marketing Officer
Tina Stojanovic
Event Manager

For more information contact:

    Tina Stojanovic

    T: +32 2 704 46 71