Side Events

Several side events including guided tours, workshops and other matchmaking activities will take place:

Subject to change.

Sun. | 19 March

Guided Tour: Energy Self-sufficiency and Prosumers Experience first-hand how an entire community can secure its energy supply on a self-sufficient basis and how citizens can become prosumers.
Guided Tour: Berlin Sightseeing and Urban Sustainability Explore sustainable city concepts, innovative buildings, renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency reference projects while visiting many of Berlin’s most famous sights.
No events available!

Mon.| 20 March

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue | Day 1
11:00 am
6:30 pm
Start-Up Award & Evening Reception
7:00 pm
10:00 pm


  • Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue | Day 1
    11:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Start-Up Award & Evening Reception
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
No events available!

Tue. | 21 March

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue | Day 2
9:00 am
6:00 pm
BETD-Networking Event
6:00 pm
10:00 pm


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No events available!

Wed. | 22 March

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Guided Tour: Renewable Energy Industries Added value and job creation through renewable energies. Visit forerunner companies with large scale production sites using different renewable energy technologies.
Guided Tour: Infrastructure Having the necessary infrastructure in place is essential for driving national Energiewende strategies forward. Get a unique insight into electricity and heat infrastructures and solutions that permit the integration of an increasing amount of distributed energy.
Guided Tour: Energy Efficiency in Industry Find out about the technical opportunities of energy efficiency in industry and visit companies which use renewable energies and innovative energy efficiency concepts in their production processes and business models.
Guided Tour: Digitalisation and the Energy Transition Innovative apps, digital solutions and software are bringing new exciting opportunities and business models into the energy transition. Meet young entrepreneurs who will share their know-how and cutting-edge technical solutions with you.
No events available!

Thu. | 23 March

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Guided Tour: Flexibilisation of the Energy System How can the existing energy system cope with the increasing amount of volatile renewable electricity generation? Take part in this tour and learn more about sophisticated storage solutions and key concepts for flexibilisation.
Guided Tour: Bioenergy Visit a broad range of technical solutions for sustainable bioenergy applications in the electricity and heat sector. Join us on our trip to state-of-the-art biogas, CHP and biomass plants in Berlin and the surrounding area.
Guided Tour: Decarbonising Mobility Check out the latest sustainable mobility concepts including alternative fuels, e-mobility and future infrastructure systems.


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Guided Tours

A variety of side events and guided tours will turn the days before and after BETD 2017 into another memorable “Energiewende week”. Starting on Sunday and continuing on Wednesday and Thursday after the conference, official side events will showcase innovative energy solutions, pioneering technical applications and cutting edge pilot projects. You will have the opportunity to meet Germany’s innovators and decision makers, as well as to discuss the latest energy system solutions and sustainable energy concepts.

Participation in all side events is free of charge.

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Ms. Ina Matiaske

Phone: +49 (0)30 726165 785


BETD-Networking Event – German Energy Solutions

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is organising a networking event. Are you interested in energy solutions “made in Germany”? Are you interested in socializing with German entrepreneurs who are experts in the field of climate-friendly energy technologies? For more information contact us during the conference at the German Energy Solutions booth.

What is this about? Our event will not only bring together businesses from various sectors but will also create links between the private and the public sector. Short pitches from foreign companies as well as government institutions will prepare the ground for fruitful discussions and comprehensive networking opportunities throughout the evening. A buffet will be provided during the entire event.

When? On Tuesday 21 March at 6.00 p.m.

Where? At the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin

How to get there? A shuttle service will be provided from the Federal Foreign Office

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