Distributed Generation – Market developments in Brazil

Solar distributed generation in Brazil has been growing at a rapid pace since its regulation in 2012. Since then, the market has been, almost doubling year after year. In 2018, consumer prices fell by almost 30% and further boosted the sector's development.

Even though there's optimistim, distributed generation is still insignificant when compared to the country's potential and to the benefits it can bring to society. 2019 will be a year of change: regulations are being reviewed and new net metering rules will be adopted.

What to expect from this market in 2019? What are the opportunities? And the challenges?

All this will be presented by Ms. Barbara Rubim, CEO of Bright Strategies and VP for Distributed Generation of ABSOLAR. Join us!

Date Tuesday, March 19 , 2019
Time 18:00 Central European Time (CET)
14:00 Brasilia Standard Time (BRT)
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Duration ca. 60 minutes
Fee Free of charge - limited participation
Speaker Barbara Rubim, CEO Bright Strategies and ABSOLAR VP for Distributed Generation
Moderator Rodolfo Meyer, CEO, Portal Solar



Barbara Rubim, CEO Bright Strategies and ABSOLAR VP for Distributed Generation

Bárbara Rubim has a degree in law and is the CEO of Bright Strategies, a consultancy firm that helps companies and investors in the process of developing projects in the distributed generation sector.

Barbara has been working in the energy sector for over six years, in companies like Alsol Energias Renováveis and Greenpeace Brazil. Barbara also worked as a parliamentary legal adviser, a researcher for the Cities Ministry and helped consolidate energy-related projects within the UN-habitat and the Covenant of Mayors.

Currently, Barbara also is the Vice-President of the board of the Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar (ABSOLAR) and of the Brazilian Association of Distributed Generation (ABGD). 

Rodolfo Meyer, CEO, Portal Solar

Graduated in Business Administration and International Marketing from WBC Sydney - Australia. He worked as an exchange analyst at Bank Boston, Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Commercial Director of Enviren (solar energy company in Australia), GM of Swiss Water Systems, Geoklock Solar Energy Business Development Manager, Manager of Marketing of ECOGEO, Director of Sales in Brazil of Meyer Burger AG. Currently holds the position of CEO in Solar Portal and is a board member of the Brazilian Association for Photovoltaic Solar Energy - ABSOLAR.