With the aim of promoting the Korean energy industry and helping people learn more about future energy solutions, the Korea Green Energy Show 2009 will be held at the Convention & Exhibition Center (COEX) in Seoul from Oct. 13 through 16, 2009 under the management of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and Korea Energy Management Corporation. This year’s show will cover four major sectors; green energy home appliances, low-carbon industrial equipment, renewable energy and green technology and policies.
First held in 1975, the event is now the biggest exhibition in the energy industry in Korea. The show will offer the most effective place to introduce low-carbon and green growth products and technologies. Several events, seminars, workshops and trade meetings will be organized to boost the PR and marketing activities of exhibitors. In addition, many specialists and buyers will be invited to stimulate business contracts. Various PR activities will be implemented to attract buyers and visitors. These will provide information on exhibits to the public and boost business opportunities.
First of all, the Green Energy Home Appliance Section will exhibit a wide array of environment-friendly home appliances such as home boilers, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), electrodeless ramps, high-efficiency ballasts, automatic lighting control systems, energy-saving devices, electric vehicles, system air-conditioners, electric bicycles, hybrid scooters and smart meters. On exhibit in the Low-Carbon Industrial Equipment Section will be industrial boilers, pumps, including heat pumps, measuring instruments, waste heat collectors, heat insulating materials, co-generation systems and power analyzers.
With people becoming more and more interested in energy, it is expected visitors will pay more attention to the Renewable Energy Section this year. Visitors will be able to observe new and innovative products related to renewable energy in this section. These products will include home fuel cells, stacks, solar energy invertors, solar energy monitoring systems, modules, cells, junction boxes, trackers, solar heat systems, solar panels, geothermy monitoring system, geothermal heating and cooling systems, wind power generators, tidal power generation systems and other renewable energy equipment and components. Last but not least, the Green Technology and Policy Section will deal with CDM emission right trades and new energy policies and technologies.
Korean companies participating include Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Hyosung, Hyundai Heavy Industries, LS Industrial System, Kumho Electric, LG Innotek, Kiturami Boiler, Kyungdong Navien and Grundfos Korea. 21 foreign companies from China, Sweden, Italy, Germany and Denmark will also take part in the show.
The show will also offer technical seminars and workshops. These will cover issues regarding fuel cells, solar energy, climate change, local autonomy units’ coping with climate change and CO2 emissions. Some of these events will be free to enter.
Korea Energy Management Corporation will hold a coal briquette donation event as a special part of the opening ceremony. The briquette donation event is part of the corporation’s coal briquette donation campaign to promote its ethical management and social contributions and enhance the corporate image of participating companies. “We really appreciate the active participation of companies for this year’s show. We will put our utmost efforts into providing the best service for participating companies and showgoers,” said a spokesperson at Korea Energy Management Corporation. “In additional we want people to pay more attention to Renewable Korea 2010 next year”