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Press Release: Informative Talks and Exclusive Product Presentations – The Off-Grid Community Meets in Augsburg

Augsburg, Germany. The conference program of the international expert event OFF-GRID Expo + Conference has been finalised: While some speakers will discuss the electrification of off-grid regions after the corona pandemic and innovative energy services for low-income communities on December 3, others will present innovations from small wind power research and practice on December 4. Afterwards, manufacturers of fuel cells, monitoring systems and storage systems will explain new solutions, trends and technologies for energy storage systems for rural electrification.

In addition to international speakers from associations, networks, universities, manufacturers and service providers, the Messe Augsburg has succeeded in attracting around 40 exhibitors and partners for the accompanying OFF-GRID Expo. These include, for example, the electronics company KATEK, the inverter and charge controller manufacturer Studer Innotec and the provider of autonomous power supply solutions Victron Energy.

Looking forward to personal contact

Bop Hopman, Sales Manager at Victron Energy, explains, ‘Especially in this special year we are pleased to present our new products to the international off-grid industry
at our booth face to face. At the OEC TechDay, on the day before, we will explain how to use our new inverters and monitoring systems in practice. We are looking forward to exciting discussions!‘

Pablo Muñoz, Support & Marketing Manager at Studer Innotec, adds, ‘At our booth we will show the new three-phase hybrid inverter next3 to a professional audience for the first time. We will also present our new communication concept Open Studer, including Modus Communication for the Studer Xtender Family series. The OFF-GRID Expo + Conference offers us an excellent opportunity to present our new product developments despite the coronavirus pandemic. We hope for a lively exchange with our European customers. We are also looking for new contacts with companies and organisations that are active in the off-grid sector and looking for technical solutions for off-grid applications’.

Interactive supporting programme

In addition to the trade fair and the conference, this year’s event will again feature an interactive supporting programme with a hands-on workshop under the expert guidance of experienced installers, business speed dating for making quick acquaintances, an education mile with presentations from colleges and universities, and an OFF-GRID sale for bargain hunters.

Early bird discount until 15 October 2020

The tickets can be ordered via the website Until 15 Oct. 2020 there is an early bird discount on the conference tickets.

Comprehensive hygiene plan of the Augsburg Trade Fair

Thanks to the trade fair’s comprehensive hygiene plan, the organiser ensures that safety and hygiene standards are maintained in all program points and activities.

About the OFF-GRID Expo + Conference:

The OFF-GRID Expo + Conference is considered to be the most important off-grid event in the industry. More than 500 experts from Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and New Zealand met in Augsburg last year. The official partner of the event is the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE).

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Oliver Griesz
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