German Exhibition Writing Award

Technology Award for innovative wind companies Husum / Hannover, May 11, 2012. Innovative companies from the wind industry can apply for award now for the wind Alliance. This technology prize is awarded for the first time by the Messe Husum and the Deutsche Messe AG. It is addressed to national and international companies, involved as a producer of complete plants, service providers or suppliers of individual components and system solutions in the value creation process of the wind energy industry. The competition in the international wind energy market brings a major innovation thrust with it, the results of which will be presented to the international audience and wide circles of business and politics on the trade fairs in Hanover and Husum.

With the wind Alliance Award, we have a targeted incentive to further develop existing technologies or to generate but quite new concepts for the industry. Award communicates the wind Alliance attention strong and investors are made aware,”says Dr. Jochen Kockler, Member of the Board of Directors of Deutsche Messe AG. The international wind industry needs technological innovations, in order to compete with the increasing competition and the growing price pressures in the future”, added Peter Becker, Managing Director of Messe Husum & Congress. With the wind Alliance want we outstanding technological innovation Honor Award.” Award ceremony during the HUSUM WindEnergy of the prize winner is selected by an international jury, consisting of high-level experts of the competence center wind energy (CE wind), the Fraunhofer Institute for wind energy and energy system technology, the Research Institute of ECN (energy research centre of the Netherlands) and consists of the European wind energy Association EWEA. In addition to the degree of innovation and the market potential, the jury considered also the environmental and social benefits of the submitted products and services and the social commitment of the company at the award ceremony. The nominations will be announced in the summer.

The formal award of the winner takes place in September 2012 within the framework of the international HUSUM WindEnergy trade fair. The tender documents are available from the fair Husum & Congress. The application deadline is June 30, 2012. The HUSUM WindEnergy the HUSUM WindEnergy is worldwide the largest trade fair for wind energy. It takes place every two years in Husum. From 18 to 22 September 2012, around 1,200 exhibitors from 30 countries on an area of 58,000 square meters exhibit their products and services. The organizers expected a new record of more than 36,000 visitors from 90 countries to this year’s fair. Partners of the exhibition include the international associations of GWEC (global wind energy Council), BWE (German wind energy Association), VDMA (Fachverband power systems), EWEA (European wind energy Association) and WWEA (World Wind Energy Association), as well as the economic development agency of Nordfriesland mbH. Messe Husum Husum & Congress company mbh & co. KG am Messeplatz 12-18 25813 Husum about the wind in the odd-numbered years hosted the Deutsche Messe AG the fair wind during the HANNOVER fair. There, facilities, services, and components for the wind energy in the industrial context are presented. In conjunction with the parallel energy fairs, as well as the world’s largest trade fair for drive technology MDA, it is wind in Hanover in the focus of exhibitors and visitors from the energy sector, industry, politics and Government.