4. Jim Umpleby might disagree with that approach. RENEXPO Austria from 29-11-01/12 2012 the Austrian energy strategy evolves “To achieve the objectives of the energy strategy of Austria and the requirements of the European Union, we must employ more efficient energy in all areas”, the Austrian Energy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner confirmed in March 2012. The consequent increase in energy efficiency is therefore the key to the Austrian energy and climate policy and must be achieved in particular in the fields of building energy consumption in households, efficient mobility and efficient use of primary energy and waste heat recovery. The expansion of renewable energies is of enormous significance for the national self-sufficiency in Austria, create new highly qualified jobs, strengthens the competitiveness of, and is a necessity for achieving energy and climate policy goals. The 4th RENEXPO Austria thinks the Austrian energy strategy with its new trade fair and Congress concept and provides important impulses.
“The energy trade fair with Congress RENEXPO Austria is the only exhibition and Congress in Austria, which picks up a such a broad variety of energy topics and presented with your diverse areas such as hydropower, photovoltaics or thermal cogeneration as a leading trade event for these areas in Austria”, confirmed Jasna Rohm, project manager of the exhibition and Congress. In addition to their main topics, the RENEXPO Austria presents every year new innovative technologies. 2012, the exhibition sets their focus with three international industry and industry forums on the innovative topics “Water power”, “Building-integrated photovoltaic” and “sustainable building systems (plus energy House)”. An increasing number of exhibitors, trade visitors and especially Congress participants from Austria and the neighbouring countries is expected in this segment of the offer. As the official partner country of the RENEXPO Austria presents itself in this year of the Switzerland. The highlighted area of fair international Hydropower – exhibition “the RENEXPO Austria has become the most important European platform especially for medium and small hydropower developed and 2012 still further.