The second International Exhibition of Energy Management will be held from 22 to 24 April 2010 at the Expo Center Medina in Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia. This edition will present the Tunisian policy in saving energy. It will show the interest of large international firms to relocate to Tunisia and conquer the North African markets.
Specific sectors are building and insulating materials, Industrial Energy Efficiency, Cogeneration and Urban Transport. A part of the show will be dedicated to renewable energies like solar thermal, photovoltaics, wind energy, biomass, biofuels and geothermal energy.
Three international conferences introduce current projects, which deal with the development of renewable energies in Tunisia.
From 22 to 24 April the National Council for Scientific and Technoligical Research (Tunisia) and the foundation DESERTEC present the project DESERTEC, which includes altogether 40 projects. 17 are dedicated to water heating, refrigerating activities, drying of products, and the development of solar energy power production as well as 3 wind energy projects.
On April 23 the Association de Développement et de Coopération Internationale (ADCCI) presents the solar village of Zarzis. Among others there was established a technological park for additional players of renewables for all applications.
On April 24 the Association for the Protection of Nafta and the foundation Zargouni present the solar village of Nafta. This city of agriculture and tourism will benefit from solar technology in a big scale. It is proposed to install a photovoltaic system with 6 MW, solar hot water installations with a solar thermal capacity of 6 MW, a solar cooling system with 4 MW and a 4 MW plant of concentrating solar power.
The first edition of ECOMED in 2009 was joined by more than 100 international exhibitors from many countries such as France, Italy, China, USA, Germany, Spain and Japan, and attracted about 10,000 visitors.