9:00 – 12:45 – Morning: Global & Regional Trends and renewable energy integration to the grid.
According to the clean energy investment numbers published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 2015 was the best year historically globally with investment reaching $329 Billions, but this was also a record year for Latin America with $14,4 mil billions invested.
In the Southern Cone, Brazil maintain its leadership in term of investments but new countries attracts much more investments like Chile, Uruguay and recently Argentina. Despite an economic crisis, Brazil is an attractive market for acquisitions, Argentina opened the doors to foreign investments, Chile and Uruguay already have a solid renewable energy industry analyzing energy storage and smart grid management options for their future growth.
In the morning sessions we will be reviewing challenges and opportunities in each Southern Cone country counting with representants from government and companies with the best experience in each market.
9:00 – 10:00: Southern Cone regional panel: Energy sector experience and opportunities with senior executives from Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay
Juan José Aranguren – Minister of Energy – Ministry of Energy – Argentina
Gonzalo Casaravilla – President – UTE – Uruguay
Wilson Ferreira Jr. – CEO – Eletrobras – Brazil
Moderadora: Vanessa Dezem – Renewable Energy Reporter – Bloomberg News
10:00 – 10:30: Global & Regional Trends in Energy: Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Guillaume Fouché – Business Manager Latin America – Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Ana Verena Barreto – South America Analyst – Bloomberg New Energy Finance
10:30 – 11:00: Coffee and Networking
11:00 – 12:00: Renewable Energy Project Development panel: successful cases under Auction in the Southern Cone
Asier Aya – Managing Director Americas– International Power Division – Jinko Solar
Eduardo Tabbush – Cofounder – Eoliasur
Eneko Álvarez de Eulate – Founder&Commercial Director – Fieldfare Renovables
Juan Guillermo Walker – New Business Manager – Mainstream Renewable Power
Emiliano Espinoza – General Manager LATAM – COX Energy
Maurizio Bezzeccheri – Country Manager Argentina – Enel
Presenter: Pablo Ángel Valera – CEO – ATA Renewables
12:00 – 12:45: How to manage more renewable energy into the grid?
Alfredo Morelli – Engineering Manager – Ventus Energía Argentina
Diego Werner – Technical Director- Aires Renewables
Juan Luchillo – Analysis Director – Cammesa
Andreas Höllinger – Managing Director – ABO Wind
Presenter: Franco Borrello – Director of project development – Coral Energía