The Energy Storage Market is becoming a reality. In 10 years, the cost of batteries has reduced by more than 85% and projections indicate that by 2022 this market should demand investments in excess of R $ 1 billion. The transformation of the electricity sector has already begun. We will discuss the chances but also the challenges with the authors of the study "Energy Storage Market in Brazil 2021" Markus Vlasits and Marcio Takata. They will be also available for your questions during a Q&A, too.
|Date||Thursday, April 29, 2021|
|Duration||ca. 60 minutes|
|Fee||Free of charge - limited participation|
Marcio Takata, Greener
|Moderator||Markus Vlasits, Newcharge|
Director of GREENER, a Research and Investment Strategies company focused on Energy Transition. Since 2007, has been involved in structuring more competitive and sustainable businesses with a focus on the Energy Storage, Distributed and Centralized Solar Energy value chain.
Member of the Board of Directors of ABSOLAR, Marcio is engineer from the Polytechnic School of USP – University of São Paulo - and an MBA from INSPER and has served as a professor in different postgraduate programs in topics related to energy and sustainability.
Markus is the managing director of NewCharge Energy, an engineering and project development company, focused on energy storage and PV energy and headquartered in Florianópolis. Markus has a long history in the photovoltaic sector - he was vice president of Q-Cells in Germany, executive director of Yingli Green Energy of Brazil and co-founder and commercial director of Faro Energy, an investment company focused on photovoltaic projects for commercial clients and industrial. He also coordinates the energy storage working group at ABSOLAR, Brazil's leading solar association. He is Austrian and has lived in Brazil since 2012.