POWER-GEN Europe 2013 to address the issues involved in meeting
Europe’s long-term generation challenge

London, UK, 12 February 2013 – POWER-GEN Europe, the leading event for
the international power industry, has announced its conference
programme for this year’s show. Being held 4-6 June 2013 in Vienna,
the conference will examine how system flexibility, integration, and
technical innovation are critical to meeting Europe’s long-term
generation challenge. It will also address the strategic challenges
faced by Europe’s power industry, with decarbonisation targets, policy
harmonisation, and market design topping the agenda.

Economic conditions and business uncertainty have combined to create
stagnation in much of the European power industry as it continues its
efforts to meet decarbonisation, energy efficiency, and green energy

The intermittent nature of renewables is posing new
challenges in respect of security of supply, making backup generation
critical to filling in the gaps.

“The power industry cannot possibly address the pressing challenges
faced unless it works together to identify the best possible
solutions,” says Nigel Blackaby, conference director, POWER-GEN Europe
2013. “The POWER-GEN Europe conference provides an ideal platform for
power industry professionals to share key insights, learn from best
practices, and debate the key issues and challenges organisations are
currently facing with some of the leading thinkers in the industry.”

The conference has been put together by an independent Advisory Board
comprised of recognised experts from across the power industry and
comprises six tracks related to the two core themes of technologies
and strategies.

Now in its 21st year, POWER-GEN Europe, co-located with Renewable
Energy World Europe, offers the largest and most comprehensive
conference and exhibition for the European electricity and power
technology sectors.

For more information, please visit the POWER-GEN Europe website at

About PennWell events
POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe are owned and
organised by PennWell Corporation. These events form part of a series
staged annually in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East,
and provides exhibitors with an international ‘one-stop-shop’ for
penetrating markets and presenting their products and services to a
global audience.

POWER-GEN Europe is the Continent’s premier conference and exhibition,
and the place where the power industry comes to meet, share
information and do business. A three-day event, it comprises a busy
exhibition floor populated by major power industry players. Alongside
the exhibition, a high-level multiple track conference offers
insightful and thought-provoking presentations detailing the latest
strategies and technology developments and delivered by leading
experts in the power industry.

Renewable Energy World Europe
Renewable Energy World Europe encompasses the need for greater
inclusion of renewable sources into the energy mix as governments
strive to ensure the supply of power and electricity sufficiently
meets the ever increasing demand.

About PennWell
Established in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a leading international
multimedia provider of business intelligence, producing 45 print and
online publications, and over 60 conference and exhibitions, research,
databases, internet-based services and other information products to
strategic global markets. PennWell POWER-GEN conferences and
exhibitions are the world’s leading business-to-business power
generation events, together connecting over 50,000 industry
professionals each year. In addition to its headquarters in Tulsa,
USA, PennWell has offices throughout the world, including England,
Germany, Russia and Hong Kong, to provide its customers and partners
with a truly global service. www.pennwell.com