March 17, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] The first European solar thermal energy conference “estec2OO3” takes place in Freiburg, Germany on 26. and 27. June 2003, parallel to Intersolar, the international trade fair and exhibition dedicated to solar energy. estec2OO3 will tackle key issues of solar policies, regulations and market support schemes focusing on the European level. Well-known European Politicians will be invited to introduce European strategies and to discuss visions. The solar thermal community – industry, policy-makers and energy agencies,research institutes, banks and insurances, solar and environmental associations – are invited to participate. The European Conference estec2OO3 will be held in German, English, and French.