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Global Transmission is organising 2 video interactions/webinars on ‘Power Transmission in Brazil: Plans and Opportunities’ starting July 16, 2020. The sessions will be with two of Brazil's leading authorities responsible for the development and promotion of the power transmission sector in the country. 

The first webinar is with Brazil's energy regulator Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (ANEEL; National Electric Energy Agency) and the second is with Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME).

The live webinars will focus on the Brazil’s network development and investment plans, upcoming transmission auctions, and initiatives for making transmission sector more bankable and attracting private investment.

Each of these webinars will be a ‘stand-alone’ session. The duration of each of the video interactions will be 60-75 minutes.

The focused sessions will give an opportunity to hear from the leaders of these oraganisations in times when travel has become very restricted and it is uncertain when it may open up. We hope that the webinar/video interaction will provide a platform for a very useful exchange of information and ideas.

Schedule of video webinars:

  • Mr Sandoval Feitosa, Director of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) on July 16, 2020 at 10:00, Brazil Time (13:00 GMT)
  • Mr Rodrigo Limp Nascimento, Energy Secretary of Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) on July 31 at 10:00, Brazil Time (13:00 GMT)

There will be a short presentation/address by the presenter, followed by a moderated Q&A with the participants.

Key topics to be discussed include:

  • Plans for transmission network development and investment in Brazil
  • Upcoming transmission auctions
  • Steps taken make the transmission sector more bankable and viable
  • Requirements and conditions for companies for participating in transmission auctions
  • Steps undertake to help utilities/developers overcome financial, technical or other challenges such as right-of-way, to speed up the development of transmission lines
  • How can EPC companies, equipment suppliers, and consultants participate in transmission industry
  • Measures announced to help mitigate impact of COVID-19 on the sector
  • Short-term to medium-term challenges

The webinars will be very useful for project developers, EPC companies, technology providers and equipment suppliers, consultants, foreign institutional investors, funding agencies, etc.
The fee for participating in this video webinar series is USD200 for 1 log-in, USD350 for 2-3 log-ins, USD500 for 4-5 logins. There is a special ‘early bird’ discount of 25% for those registering on or before July 3, 2020. The participants will have the option of attending the live video webinar or get access to the recordings.

The registered paid participants will also get free access to a short report on ‘Power Transmission Market in Brazil’. The report will provide key facts, analyse growth trends, and highlight network expansion and investment plans for the country’s electricity transmission sector.

Please click here to register for the video webinar series.