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Press release n. 5 of the 21/07/2017 17.50.29 ( download )

The wind energy sector´s major Italian appointment, at Rimini Expo Centre from 7th to 10th November, simultaneously with Key Energy and Ecomondo, celebrated Global Wind Day 2017 on 15th June

.Rimini, 13 June 2017 . Global Wind Day, the international awareness campaign dedicated to wind energy, promoted by ANEV in Italy, was celebrated on 15th June.

Participants in the celebrations included Key Wind, the key Italian event for the sector, which is being held at Fiera di Rimini (7-10 November 2017), organized by Italian Exhibition Group in collaboration with Italy´s National Wind Energy Association. On the occasion of the Global Wind Day, ANEV organized a series of events including: a conference entitled ´Wind energy and Employment, the job potential in the National Energetic Strategy´ and the traditional concert on the topic of wind by the Claudia Hausmann Jazz Quartet.

Regarding this, the chairman of the ANEV Simone Togni stated, ´Once again this year, ANEV celebrated Global Wind Day on 15th June, with a series of institutional events, such as its AGM, an opportunity for meeting and discussions between member companies, and the institutional conference, a moment for reflection on wind power issues. In particular, during the afternoon conference, we discussed the issue of employment in the wind power sector bearing in mind the definition of the new national energy strategy, highlighting the benefits that the sector can give in Italy, with an overall potential of 67,200 jobs by 2030. The wind energy sector is growing worldwide and, with the proper support on behalf of the institutions, can give further development, environmental benefits and employment in our country too.´

The entire wind energy sector will be in Rimini at Key Wind, with the major players and manufacturers of technology for on-shore and off-shore wind energy plants. Among those taking part, there will be companies such as Erg, Senvion Italia, Edf Energie Nouvelles, I.V.P.C. Service, Tozzi Green, Northern Power System, Enercon Gmbh, ATB Riva Calzoni, eTa Blades, GhRepower, Ren Electron, El Power, Coolbine, Pentawind, Ergowind, Moventas Gears, Ima, Berardi Bullonerie, FMV Trasmissioni Meccaniche, Pentateck, Ambor Structures, Heico Italia, Leitwind/Leitner and Ren Electron.

There is also a busy program of conferences. The main ones are: ´Wind power: the national potential for 2030 with the renewal of existing set-ups and new plants´ at which the margins for development of the wind energy sector will be analyzed on the basis of the 2030 targets; ´Wind power: international market´, at which international players will be able to pool their foreign experiences and identify the best practices for the Italian market. Both events will be held on Wednesday 8th November in Hall D7.

Key Wind is held in the context of Key Energy, the expo of renewable Energy and energy transition which includes the sections Key Solar, the major new feature for 2017 dedicated to the most innovative solar technology, Key Storage, the expo area dedicated to storage of energy from renewable sources, and Key Efficiency, the hall dedicated to technology, systems and solutions for intelligent use of resources.
This year the spotlight is also on sustainable City, a special project focused on the role of cities in the fight against climate change, which will dedicate ample space to policies, systems and technologies for sustainable mobility and transport in keeping with intermodality, sharing and digitalization.
The event is held simultaneously with Ecomondo, the leading expo of the green economy in the Euro-Mediterranean area which brings together under one roof all the sectors of the circular economy: from the recovery of material and energy to sustainable development. As every year, the States General of the Green Economy will be back and the sixth edition will be held on 7th and 8th November, with the presentation of the 3rd Report on the state of the green economy, which foresees a focus on Italian and European cities.

Category: International expos; Organizer: IEG SpA; frequency: annual; edition: 21st Ecomondo and 11th Key Energy; admittance: trade members and general public; tickets: full-price 25 euros; info on special rates and season tickets:; hours: 9 am . 6 pm, last day 9 am . 5 pm; Italian show director: Patrizia Cecchi; group brand manager: Alessandra Astolfi; Ecomondo and Key Energy brand manager: Mauro Delle Fratte; exhibitor info: tel. +39 0541 744111; e-mail:; Web sites:; Facebook:; Twitter:; official hashtag: #ecomondo
IEG PRESS CONTACTS: head of national Media & corporate communication: Elisabetta Vitali; head of international media & corporate communication: Patrizia Rovaris; Rimini office: press office manager: Marco Forcellini; communication specialists: Alessandro Caprio, Nicoletta Evangelisti Mancini, Jacopo Frenquellucci +39 0541-744.510