European Solar Days - 2012: welcome to join!

1 May, 2012 (All day) - 13 May, 2012 (All day)

European Solar Days - 2012 - International campaign aimed on promotion of solar energy use - campaign of 2012 will be held from 1 to 13 of May.


The first Solar Day was held in Austria in 2002. It’s success Positive feedback inspired the initiators to a pan-European campaign. Since 2008, various events (fairs, exhibitions, presentations, solar-powered vehicles races, conferences, discussions, etc.) are held in different European countries, particularly active are Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy and Spain, which willingly share their experience on the distribution of solar energy with other countries.

Last campaign of 2011, encompassed about 8000 events organized by local authorities, schools, companies, schools and numerous public and arts associations involving about half a million of participants in 19 countries all over Europe.

First Ukrainian Solar Day was organized in Kiev in May 2011, during the exhibition-festival "EcoHolidays-2011" and had about 20 thousand visitors.


This year's campaign in Ukraine will focus on educational activities for citizens including children. Special informative events and mister classes are planned at schools, after-school facilities and camps and during mass events. 

The part of campaign will be competition for the best solar projects in 2 areas – technical installations/inventions and propaganda/awareness rising for children and their parents. The event is scheduled for May 13. The winners will get prizes and invitation to the final event in Kyiv.

You are welcome to join!


UA.Energy became our main Informational Partner for this year campaign

Partners: OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, East Europe Foundation (EEF), Department of Tourism and local history of Kyiv Palace of Children and Youth


Already  join Solar Days:
Lviv, Energy Management Department on Lviv City Council joined the campaign.

Department of Renewable Energy, National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

Union ecomobility builders of Ukraine

Youth NGO "Club Compass" (Kyiv)

NGO Sebastopol Moms"

Kosiv "Center for Public Initiatives"


Now you could join also discussion in Facebook or VKontakte.

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