From September 23rd to September 26th the InnoTrans 2014 was held in Berlin, Germany. With more than 2.750 visitors from 55 countries the InnoTrans is the leading platform for the railway industry. No other event within the industry is concentrating such a wide demand and offers for railway innovations and services.
From June 10th to June 12th the Expo Electrica International was held in Mexico City. The Expo Electrica International is the most important platform for businesses in the electrical sector since its first edition in 1997 and therefore a perfect meeting point of the leading manufacturers and distributors in this industry. This important event was held at Centro Banamex for three consecutive days and this year BAE has presented its industrial batteries at the stand of TROOP Y COMPAÑÍA S.A. DE C.V. for the first time. TROOP is one of BAE´s preferred distributors in Mexico.
From the 5th to 7th of May 2014 the 18th Battcon International Stationary Battery Conference took place at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, Florida. Besides the trade fair show which opens in the early evening there are panels and conferences during the three days to attend. Furthermore it is possible enjoy golf and network by participating in the annual Golf Tournament. For these reasons the Battcon is an important meeting point in the battery business, to learn and exchange together in a relaxed atmosphere.
The commissioning of an important CSR-project in South Africa, where BAE participated, was finalized and put into operation on March the 19th of 2014 under the leadership of the Germany-based association of „Rays of Hope“. This social project includes in the first phase a 20kWp photovoltaic application for a joint dairy located in the Camphill Village in the Western Cape region. In the second phase an expansion by 40kWp is planned.