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26 January 2024

GENERA 2024 is continuing to expand globally

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The International Energy and Environment Fair will have 39% of exhibitors travelling from abroad. The presence of Chinese, Turkish, and German companies is noteworthy. hinas, turcas y alemanas.

The Fair will take place from 6 to 8 February at IFEMA MADRID, with the support of IDAE, the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving.

GENERA continues to break records. At this year’s International Energy and Environment Trade Fair, the number of participating companies has increased by 24% compared to the previous year, reaching 500 exhibitors. The exhibition area has also grown by 30%, now covering 24,000m2 of exhibition space.                        

GENERA 2024 enhances its international character.

The fair will transform Madrid into an important gathering place for professionals, experts, and leaders in the energy industry. This is due to the participation of companies from all over the world at IFEMA MADRID. This yearly occasion has become an essential point of reference for professionals seeking the most recent trends and solutions in the realm of renewable energy and the environment.

In the business context, GENERA has experienced significant growth in recent years, particularly in terms of international participation. It has gained recognition as the ideal platform for establishing alliances, promoting collaborations, and learning about the latest market innovations in renewable energies, energy efficiency, and environmental technologies.

The figures demonstrate the increasing internationalisation of the event. Notably, out of the total number of exhibitors, 208 companies from 23 countries participated, highlighting a significant presence of foreign companies. These figures represent approximately 41% of the total business participation at the fair.

China has the largest number of exhibitors, accounting for 19% of the total. Türkiye and Germany follow with 7% and 4%, respectively. Other countries represented include Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the USA, Spain, France, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland.

Wind and solar energy are the main sources of energy in Spain.

The sectoral data also confirm our country's privileged position in the production of renewable energy in an international context. This is due to our geographical location.  According to EY's Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index report, which ranks the top 40 markets for renewable energy investment attractiveness, Spain remains in eighth place.

According to Red Eléctrica, in terms of energy production in Spain, wind and photovoltaics are the main renewable energy sources. In 2023, wind accounted for almost 24% of total energy production and solar for 14%. With a share of 9.5%, hydropower is also on this list.

Genera is to be held from 6 to 8 February 2024. Find all the information on the website.