The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Energy Show 2015 takes place at the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 March. This annual two-day business event, which will bring together over 160 suppliers of sustainable energy products and services, is the premier energy trade exhibition in Ireland and a must for anyone interested in learning about the latest energy-saving technologies. Visitors to the 2015 Energy Show can learn how to maximise energy savings with solutions ranging from building energy-management systems for large premises to time and temperature controls for small- and medium-sized enterprises, and from heat recovery systems to high-efficiency boilers and lots in between. In addition to the exhibition, the Show will feature best-practice retrofit demonstration areas, networking opportunities with international markets, an electric vehicle pavilion and a wide range of free workshops, seminars and briefing events. This year a new SEAI Energy Theatre will be located in the Main Hall, with free talks updating attendees on the latest policy and market developments in energy efficiency and renewable energy. Topics will include briefings on the latest energy statistics for Ireland and their implications for business, new energy management standards, how to maximise tax incentives like the Accelerated Capital Allowances, BER workshops and best practice in energy efficiency for all business sectors. This packed agenda is free to all visitors and sessions will be available for pre-booking on Last year, the Energy Show brought together 3,700 visitors and many availed of the opportunity to link up with international markets. Representatives from a host of worldwide embassies and trade organisations will be available to meet with Irish companies to discuss business opportunities abroad. This represents a unique international networking opportunity and is a platform to develop overseas business and contacts. For businesses looking to expand their operation, they can meet with trade representatives from America, Argentina, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Israel, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Spain. Countries will be present at scheduled times and full details are on the website. The Energy Show is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in energy efficient design and sustainability, from small business to large industry and from public bodies to community organisations, to witness the latest innovations in the energy sector and to participate in open debates on the future of sustainable and renewable energy in Ireland. The SEAI Energy Show is a free business exhibition and will run on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 March from 10am to 6pm. For further details, visit New – SEAI Energy Theatre offering free briefings Register your interest in attending one of SEAI’s free briefings at the Energy Show. The six 45-minute sessions will take place on both days of the Show. Full topics below:

  • The emerging ocean energy sector – new business opportunities;
  • Electric vehicles – technology and infrastructure developments;
  • Driving business performance through world energy standards – a focus on Irish successes;
  • Maximising business tax incentives – how energy product suppliers and buyers can benefit from Accelerated Capital Allowances?
  • Where are we with energy in Ireland? Efficiency and renewable trends and forecasts explained;
  • Boosting the competitiveness of your SME – opportunities for saving energy.
Register here to attend the briefings. New – free electric vehicle test drives This year’s Energy Show will feature a new Electric and Alternative Vehicle Showroom. Visitors to the Show can book test drives in the latest electric-vehicle models on the market. Spaces will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis, so be sure to register your interest early. Register here to take a test drive.
Wednesday 25th March
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10.00-12.30 Argentina Israel Ireland China Association French Trade Commission Enterprise Europe Network
12.30-3.30 Portugal Canadian Embassy Czech Embassy Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council Enterprise Europe Network
3.30-6.00 British Embassy Brazil American Embassy Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council Enterprise Europe Network
Thursday 26th March 2015
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10.00-12.30 Israel Canadian Embassy British Embassy Romanian Embassy American Embassy Enterprise Europe Network
12.30-3.30 Argentina Portugal Ireland China Association Brazil Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council Enterprise Europe Network
3.30-6.00 Czech Embassy Spain Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council Enterprise Europe Network