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RIO 15 - International Climate & Energy Event


RIO 15 - Making solar power BIG in Brazil.

PV-Investor’s conference in Rio de Janeiro on 4th of September 2015  
(directly after Intersolar South America) with top-level speakers.

Topics: PV-Auctions, PV-Net-Metering, PV-Business models & new markets.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Rio de Janeiro,
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kraute



  • Ideal complementary to Brazil's hydro capacity

  • Progress in Effective net-metering legislations & auctions

  • Ramp up at 10 GW/a possible

  • Effective tool to reach global sustainability



Program & Speakers

  • Complementary of hydro, wind and solar power as a base for a 100% RE energy supply: South America as an example.
    Christian Breyer (Lappeenranta University of Technology / LUT, Finland)

  • Entering solar energy into the energy matrix of Brazil.
    Maurício Tolmasquim (Head of Brazilian's Energy Planning Unit - EPE)

  • Latest developments in photovoltaic solar energy use: Applications, Costs, Competitiveness.
    Stefan Krauter (Professor for Electrical Energy Technology - University of Paderborn)

  • Actual market of PV in Brazil.
    Peter Krenz (Instituto Ideal, Florianópolis, Brazil)

  • Present regulation, experiences and outlook for the Brazilian Net-Metering legislation.
    Carlos Alberto Calixto Mattar (Superintendent of Brazilian Regulation Agency / ANEEL)

  • How to build a 300 MW PV-Plant in 8 months.
    Michael Krinner (Krinner GmbH)

  • Business model for net-metering PV in Brazil.
    Johannes Kissel (German Development Agency - GIZ) & José Henrique Falcão Zloccowick

    Weblinks: GIZ