Brazilian Green Hydrogen – what to expect in 2024?

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Green hydrogen is poised to transform many sectors of the global economy in the coming years, including industry, logistics and energy. Brazil is uniquely positioned to become a leading global supplier of green hydrogen, due to its highly competitive solar and wind resources, among other decisive factors.

This webinar will give an overview of the current development of the Brazilian green hydrogen sector, highlighting the most promising applications, ongoing project development activities, supplier landscape, as well as the evolution of public policies.

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Recording from Thursday, March 21, 2024 | Language: English | Length: 58:29 Minutes

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Our Guests

Jurandir Picanço Júnior, Energy Consultant, FIEC - Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Ceará

Jurandir Picanço Júnior is a Mechanical Engineer and Electrician. A member of the Ceará’s Academy of Engineering, he works as energy consultant for FIEC (Ceará’s Federation of Industries). He was President of COELCE (Ceará’s Energy Company), has headed Ceará’s Science and Technology Office, has been a member of CHESF’s board, the President of ARCE (Ceará’s Regulatory Agency), a lecturer on Electrical Engineering at UFC and the President of CSRenováveis/CE (Ceará’s Sectorial Chamber on Renewable Energies). In those active roles, he has always kept a connection with renewable energies, and was one of those directly responsible for helping Ceará in its first initiatives to develop wind and solar energy projects and, more recently, green hydrogen projects.

Sérgio Augusto Costa, Founder and Executive President, Brazilian Association of Hydrogen and Sustainable Fuel

Sérgio Augusto Costa is Founder and President of the Brazilian AssociaVon of Hydrogen and Sustainable Fuels (ABHIC), Founder and CEO of VILCO Energias Renováveis and Founder and Managing Director of EMD Brasil. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) and with specializations in M&A from the New York Insstiute of Finance (NYIF) and in Renewable Energy Regulation from the Florence School of Regulation (FSR), the executive has around 20 years of experience experience in the electrical sector, specifically in the energy generation sector.
Throughout his career, Costa worked in several engineering and consultancy companies, manufacturers of hydroelectric turbines and public service concessionaires, such as Voith Hydro, Eletrosul/Eletrobras, Tractebel/ENGIE and Engevix. In addition, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Association of Small Hydroelectric Power Plants and Hydroelectric Generating Plants (ABRAPCH), Vice-President, Cofounder and member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Association of Waste Energy Recovery (ABREN).

Your Host

Markus Vlasits, Managing Director, NewCharge Energy

Marcus Vlasits is the founder of NewCharge. He organizes energy storage events and conferences, and co-organized a storage conference in partnership with SolarPromotion.

Since 2019: He is the founder and managing partner of NewCharge Projects, focusing on PV solar energy generation and storage solutions.
2016-2018: He co-founded and served as Commercial Director of Faro Energy, an investment firm leasing photovoltaic plants.
2007-2012: He was director and then Vice-President of O-Cells SE (Germany), a leading producer of photovoltaic cells and panels.
2000-2007: He was an ssociate and later junior partner at McKinsey&Company.


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