On 19–22 October 2017, the ITCity partners from IPE participated in the exhibition "Environment and Energy 2017" held in Riga, Latvia. The exhibition was the central event for industry professionals in the Baltic States. Exhibition visitors became acquainted with the ITCity project, its preliminary results and possibilities for cooperation.
In total, 96 exhibitors, companies and organisations from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Canada and Sweden presented their latest developments and best offers.
During the four days, visitors had the opportunity to see environmentally friendly wastewater treatment systems and energy-efficient heating equipment, learn about waste sorting, get the news in the field of energy generation and transmission, find out how to reduce energy consumption and discover saving possibilities. The participating companies also presented well-equipped utilities, state-of-the-art green technologies and other useful solutions for households and businesses that care about the environment in the long run. In addition, the participants provided information on their newest studies and inventions.
All stakeholders had an opportunity to attend two Riga Energy Days 2017 events held by the Riga Energy Agency, as well as to discuss the latest developments in the sector in the stand of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (MEPRD) of the Republic of Latvia.
Total attendance in four days reached 20,000 visitors.