Press release Powertage Powertage 2024

Powertage: the platform for the Swiss electricity industry is celebrating its 20th anniversary in June 2024

The Powertage will bring together experts and decision-makers from the Swiss electricity industry from 4–6 June 2024 at Messe Zürich. The three-day event will shed light on the urgent challenges faced in the transformation of energy systems and highlight specific measures.

The 20th anniversary of the industry meeting place is also sure to have a few surprises in store for you.

This June, the Powertage in Zurich will unite leading providers from the Swiss electricity industry as well as innovative startups from the energy scene with decision-makers from the fields of energy supply, large-scale consumers, industry, authorities and politics. The common theme of Powertage 2024 is the transformation of the Swiss energy system and the major, pressing challenges associated with it. The industry get-together offers the important opportunity to transfer knowledge and promotes personal exchanges. 150 exhibitors, 30 other partner companies and around 2,200 trade visitors are expected to attend the event. The Associations of Swiss Electrical Companies (Verbände Schweizerischer Elektrizitätsunternehmen (VSE)), Electrosuisse, as well as the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (Bundesamt für Energie (BFE)) and Swissmig once again have a strong presence as our partners. 

An overview of the highlights

  • The Powertage Forum, held in Hall 7, will present an overall view of the restructuring of the energy system – from the perspectives of regulation/policy, technology and transformation. High profile keynote speakers, panel discussions and practical specialist presentations are planned.
  • The Powertage exhibition in Halls 5 and 6 boasts around 150 exhibitors addressing the topics of energy generation/storage, electricity grids, trading and sales, measurement, forecasting and control, mobility, energy efficiency and sustainability, as well as IT and OT based on the value chain products and solutions.
  • Up-and-coming companies and established market players will present innovations, exciting business ideas and outstanding products, technologies and solutions at the Speakers’ Corner.
  • The xplor Startup Village is the place to meet newcomers to the Swiss energy scene.
  • The Electrosuisse Power Party will take place as usual on the second day of the event, namely on 7 June 2024. 

The three-day event marks the special 20th anniversary of the Powertage and will shine a special spotlight on the following topics and issues: 

  • Renewable power supply: how do we resolve the conflicting goals?
  • Security of supply in Switzerland: how do we accelerate the transformation of energy grids?
  • Digitisation and artificial intelligence: how do we utilise the potential?
  • Changing skills: how do we combine the strengths of the different generations?

The Program will be published on March 18,  at 

Powertage 2024 –The meeting place of the Swiss electricity industry 
Event dates, opening hours:
4 to 6 June 2024, Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All the information can be found at:

MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG, Powertage, 4005 Basel, Switzerland

MCH Group
The MCH Group has its headquarters in Basel and is an internationally operating experience marketing company with a comprehensive service network and an international range of experience marketing solutions. The Exhibitions & Events division organises some 170 guest events every year as well as 25 of its own events and trade fairs in Switzerland, including leading domestic platforms such as Swissbau, Igeho, and Giardina. With Messe Basel, the Congress Center Basel, and Messe Zürich, MCH operates Switzerland’s largest multifunctional event infrastructures in terms of surface area. The company employs over 800 permanent staff, roughly half of whom are based in Switzerland and the USA. Further information at:

Contact person: 
Powertage |
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG | Powertage | 4005 Basel, Switzerland

Dominique Farner | Marketing & Communications Manager Powertage
T +41 58 206 21 99 |