International Exhibition Centre,
15 Brovarsky Ave., Kyiv, Ukraine

XVI International Trade Fair "Power Engineering for Industry '2018" that took place within the frames of the International Forum "Fuel and Energy Complex of Ukraine: the Present and the Future" in the International Exhibition Center on November 6‑8, successfully completed its work.
Event's organizers are Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and International Exhibition Center.

This year's trade fair once again confirmed its status of the main sector event in Ukraine, bringing together the key domestic and foreign players of the power and electrical market at the single place.
Together with the trade fair "Power Engineering for Industry '2018" there were held the International trade fairs "ELECTRO INSTALL", "OILGASEXPO" and "MINING INDUSTRY EXPO".

The powerful demonstration platform with the area of about 10,000 sq.m represented a wide range of products for all sections of the infrastructure chain: extraction, generation, transmission, distribution and consumption of energy resources. 265 exhibitors, including 67 foreign companies, from 17 countries (Austria, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan) presented their technologies, equipment and devices.

On November 6 in the opening ceremony of the XVI International Forum "Fuel and Energy Complex of Ukraine: the Present and the Future" and the International trade fairs "Power Engineering for Industry", "ELECTRO INSTALL", "OILGASEXPO" and "MINING INDUSTRY EXPO" the following guests took part:
- Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Yulia Pidkomorna;
- State Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Maksim Nemchinov;
- President of the Association "SIGRE‑Ukraine" Oleksandr Svetelik;
- Chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Semen Potashnik;
- CEO of IEC Anatoliy Tkachenko and other honorary guests.

The sectoral exposition "Fuel and Energy Complex of Ukraine" was represented by the energy companies operating in the segments of energy extraction, generation, distribution and sale, namely Ukrenergo NEC SE, Ukrhydroenergo PJSC, Donbasenergo PC, Energoatom NNEGC SE with its separate units: Zaporizhzhya, Rivne, South Ukrainian and Khmelnitsky NPP; Eastern Mining and Processing Plant SE; Nuclear Fuel State Concern and others.

In view of the fact that Ukrainian energy sector received strong incentives for development, the trade fair "Power Engineering for Industry '2018" reflected the vector of those changes. The leading domestic and foreign manufacturers of the latest technologies and efficient electrical and power equipment for the needs of power plants, substations, high‑voltage transmission lines, distribution electrical grids, and large industrial power supply systems took part in the trade fair.

Simultaneous holding of "ELECTRO INSTALL" trade fair that presented novelties of modern low‑voltage products and electronics, allowed to expand significantly the exposition of electrical equipment. The exhibitors presented a wide variety of products for production, transformation, transmission and consumption of electricity that is able to provide high efficiency, quality and reliability of power supply, reduce loads in power grids, optimize energy costs.
According to exhibitor feedback surveys 98% of respondents consider the possibility of participation in the next year events. In addition the exhibitors noted that the International Exhibition Center is the most comfortable and convenient place for the trade fair holding taking into account the infrastructure and location.

More than 7000 visitors from Ukraine and 39 countries were registered during the events.

The extensive business program was devoted to discussing issues of development and effective work of the power industry enterprises. The following events were held: "Nuclear Power Day", V All‑Ukrainian Workshop of Power Engineers, round tables "IT and Cybersecurity in the Sector of Fuel and Energy Complex", "Background of Smart Grid Implementation in Ukraine" etc.

The International Exhibition Center has started working on the next year events. We are pleased to invite your company to participate in the International trade fairs "Power Engineering for Industry" and "ELECTRO INSTALL" which will be held on November 5‑7, 2019.