See below the programming of workshops in 2016

DAY 1 - June 30th


ROOM 1

ROOM 2


14h30

NEXTRACKER
Session Brazil and Solar Tracker Economics: Case studies and Overview
NEXTracker™ advances the power plant of the future with flexible tracker innovations empowering solar power plants of all sizes to increase performance & reduce costs. Globally recognized for delivering the most advanced single axis PV trackers for projects across five continents and is one of the fastest growing clean technology companies in solar today.
Speaker: Nelson Falcao
Sales Director Brazil, Nextracker

 

5h30

 

FIRST SOLAR             
Introduction to new Power Plant Energy Prediction Tool – Plant Predict – and overview on how First Solar’s thin-film modules offer up to 11.2% energy density advantage over traditional multi-crystalline Silicon (m-Si) in Brazil
Speakers: Maria Gabriela da Rocha Oliveira
Country Manager, Brazil / Thiago Rodrigues -Office Manager


16h30

CPFL EFICIÊNCIA                                                       
CPFL Model Business (Technical and Financial solutions)
• Business model
• CPFL companies synergy
• Integrated Solutions
(CPFL Brasil, CPFL Eficiência, and CPFL Solar)
• The Algar Case
Speaker: Pablo Borges Becker
Director at CPFL Eficiência

 

17h00

 

PRODIEL
Operation and Maintenance of utility-scale solar photovoltaic Power Plants in Brazil
Latam leader in EPC and O&M, Prodiel has been awarded contracts for the maintenance of 730 photovoltaic
MWand 500 MW in High Voltage facilities for windand solar plants. Brazilian conditioning factors in
predictive/correctivePV maintenance.  Optimized team management for maximum efficiency in clustered PV
plants.
Speaker: Ismael Martin
Brazil - Country Business Manager

 
 

SEGUNDO DIA - 01 de Julho


9h30

HÉLIO ENERGIAS RENOVÁVEIS      
 Introduction to the solar system based on Brazilian law
The resolutions 482/12 and 687/15 established an important milestone in distributed generation in Brazil.

As a result all the professionals of this sector has been engaged in studying Brazilian law to best suit their projects in order to achieve better results, this short course attempts to demystify some aspects of the legislation for the development of projects.
Speaker: Daniel Pinto
Project Manager


10h00

NEXTRACKER
Session Brazil and Solar Tracker Economics: Case studies and Overview
NEXTracker™ advances the power plant of the future with flexible tracker innovations empowering solar power plants of all sizes to increase performance & reduce costs. Globally recognized for delivering the most advanced single axis PV trackers for projects across five continents and is one of the fastest growing clean technology companies in solar today.
Speaker: Nelson Falcao
Sales Director Brazil, Nextracker

 

10h30

 

GP TECH
Grid Integration of Renewable Energies.  Impact Assessment and Analysis of Key Brazilian Regulatory Issues
Technical aspects about integration of renewable energies technology into predominant conventional
generation power system. Impact of power electronics and behavior of renewable power plants on the system
operation. Plant design under the OSN and local requirements. Comparative analysis and conclusions of
using 1000Vdc and 1500Vdc technology.
Speaker: Sergio Javier Ceballos
Director GPTech Latin America


11h00

FIRST SOLAR
Introduction to new module – Series 5
Speaker: Maria Gabriela da Rocha Oliveira
Country Manager, Brazil

 

11h30

 

SANTANDER
Financing options for solar sector and main aspects in the evaluation of risks to obtain the resources.
Comment the experience of Santander, which operates in the solar sector financing for about 10 years with 3GW of projects funded in the world. In Brazil, advises 3 important clients with approx. 900MW of capacity and support the sector aggregating the international experience for the best financial solution.
Speaker Edson Nobuo Ogawa
Head of Energy Generation at Santander Project Finance Division


12h00

REVOLUSOLAR
RevoluSolar, a sustainable energy revolution in Babilônia Favela
RevoluSolar, created by Babilônia favela locals, is testing sustainable solutions for the community, and has already completed two photovoltaic projects. Next step: the creation of a solar energy cooperative based on updated Brazilian regulation.
Speakers: Augustin Butruille
Exective Secretary at RevoluSolar
Paul DHuyvetter
President at RevoluSolar

 

12h30

 

FURNAS
Energy storage
Energy storage has become an important issue in the photovoltaic sector. Reliability, maintenance costs and environmental impact are aspects that must be taken into account in the choice of batteries. This workshop will show how the lithium-ion batteries can make a difference in the full success of an enterprise.
Speaker: Alexandre Pinhel
Engineer at Furnas Centrais Elétricas S.A


13h00

LUNCH TIME


14h30

 

PV HARDWARE
Flow Battery for Electrical Energy Storage (EES)
PVHardware is a supplier of innovative solutions in solar trackers and batteries for energy storage, aimed at generating market with solar source.
The line of PVH products and services are designed and developed by professionals to offer the lowest cost of
installation while offering a full range of customer services during all phases of the project.
Speaker: Dario Dobrev
General Manager - PVHardware Brasil


15h00

CPFL EFICIÊNCIA                                                       
CPFL Model Business (Technical and Financial solutions)
• Business model
• CPFL companies synergy
• Integrated Solutions
(CPFL Brasil, CPFL Eficiência, and CPFL Solar)
• The Algar Case
Speaker: Pablo Borges Becker
Director at CPFL Eficiência

 

15h30

 

NEXTRACKER
Session Brazil and Solar Tracker Economics: Case studies and Overview
NEXTracker™ advances the power plant of the future with flexible tracker innovations empowering solar power plants of all sizes to increase performance & reduce costs. Globally recognized for delivering the most advanced single axis PV trackers for projects across five continents and is one of the fastest growing clean technology companies in solar today.
Speaker: Nelson Falcao
Sales Director Brazil, Nextracker


16h00

INERCO
Environmental Licensing of Electric Generation Projects
Main legal, regulatory and technical aspects related to the environmental licensing of electrical projects in Brazil. Main risks and environmental impacts associated with photovoltaic projects. Different environmental studies to evaluate the impacts and main measures to be implemented for its minimization, control and compensation.
Speaker: Ricardo Rodrigues Serpa
Executive Director - Inerco Brazil

 

16h30

 

ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS - RIO DE JANEIRO Chapter
Solar Energy as Social Inclusion in Brazil
Although Brazil present a strong solar potential and a promising market in the sector, we can not close our eyes to the serious social problems the country suffers. Photovoltaic solar energy should also be seen as an alternative to social inclusion of disadvantaged groups.
Speaker: João Azevedo
C.E.O. - Engineers Without Borders
Rio de Janeiro chapter (ESF-Rio)