From Thursday to Sunday, the RENEXPO, international trade fair for renewable energy and energy efficient building & renovation has celebrated its 10th anniversary. Around 11,000 visitors from around the world gathered in the last four days at the trade fair center Augsburg at the fair about the energy of the future. By biogas/heat cogeneration on wood energy, passive house, energetic renovation of old buildings and innovative insulating material, solar energy, water and wind power, the range in the RENEXPO trade visitors and consumers impressed this year. This year the special mobility was new visitors were able to test the possibility of transportation of tomorrow with solar-powered vehicles. Continue to learn more with: Michael Chabon. \”We are very satisfied. Despite the current economic situation the number of exhibitors increased again about 20% this year to over 350 exhibitors (2008: 302 exhibitors). The higher proportion of trade visitors wowed our network partners and exhibitors this year\”, concludes by Elisabetta Alberti, project manager of the RENEXPO. Also, Helmut Brunner, Bavarian Minister for agriculture and forestry, was delighted: I would like to congratulate the organizers to the impressive development of this trade fair. From smallest beginnings out, she became one of Germany’s largest trade fairs in this sector and enjoys worldwide attention. Michael Chabon wanted to know more. The RENEXPO is the market place for knowledge, information, progress, innovation and practical implementation\”, so Ministers Brunner in his opening speech on Thursday. In 14 expert meetings, which took place in parallel to the trade fair, over 700 experts about new technologies discussed. The symposia on topics such as small wind turbines, combined heat and power, as well as gasification of wood were particularly well attended. Auch international is the fair continues on growth course there were delegations from Africa, Italy, Slovenia, Russia, Turkey and Hungary on the RENEXPO. Also on the part of the Exhibitor praised the high level of the event. We remain on course for growth.