Switzerland to Demonstrate Solar Panels at EXPO 2017

Switzerland is going to demonstrate its innovative solar panels for the first time at EXPO 2017 in Astana, announced representative of the Swiss national pavilion Philippe Roesle.


Representative of the Swiss national pavilion Philippe Roesle. Photo: Marat Kurakov

“We will start working and equipping our pavilion in November this year. Kazakhstan gives us more than enough time to realise all our ideas. As for content, it is a confidential information, but I can say that we will showcase prototypes of innovative solar panels,” said Roesle.

Leading Swiss research institutions will also offer the results of their latest investigations.

“We announced a tender among our developers, universities and startups and have already received their project ideas. Now we have to choose the best and the most interesting one,” explained Roesle.

The state has also offered cooperation opportunities in green technologies for Kazakhstan in the frames of the coming exhibition.

“We want to organise a number of thematic activities on the base of the EXPO 2017 Swiss pavilion for local and international stakeholders on the topic dedicated to energy. This means that I am interested in meeting with people, who work in the field of research and education related to the future of energy in Kazakhstan, as well as those who are interested in establishing contacts with Swiss colleagues. It can include universities, researchers, research institutions, government agencies or NGOs. Together, we could start thinking about the format for the coming events, which will be useful for everyone to support mutual areas of research interests,” concluded the Swiss official.


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