Intersolar South America Summit 2012 Will Focus On South American Solar Sector

Intersolar South America Summit 2012 Will Focus On South American Solar SectorOn August 15 2012, the Intersolar South America Summit will take place in Sao Paulo (Brazil) where the international industry experts will meet and exchange ideas of the trends and technologies from across the global solar industry, focusing mainly on the development of the South American solar sector.

The summit is a response from the organizers of Intersolar, the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar business, to the increased importance of the South American solar market, which is rapidly being one of the most exciting future markets in the global solar sector.

Presentations are showcasing some of completed PV projects to illustrate the great potential of South American solar industry. The final panel discussion devote a forum to debate about the practical measures that are necessary for the realization of an efficient infrastructure of solar energy in Brazil.

The conference’s first topic area will focus on the various political and economic conditions and requirements in different markets. Dr. Murray Cameron, Vice President of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Solar AG, Sulzemoos, will introduce the presentation series and provides an overview of international growth markets.

This presentation focuses on topics which includes the most recent technological developments in photovoltaics. In the next presentation, Thomas Maslin, Associate Director of IHS Emerging Energy Research, Cambridge, USA, analyzes the South American solar market and its further opportunities for growth.

The second set of conference talks concentrates on subjects including the net metering remuneration system recently introduced by the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency, the Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (ANEEL) and Professor Stefan Krauter PhD, will be the speaker.

New business sectors arising out of the investment potential within PV in Brazil will be presents on the third section of the program. The speakers include Louis Parous, managing director of strategy for South America at Centrotherm Photovoltaics, Blaubeuren, Germany, and Klaus Gehrlicher, founder and CEO of Gehrlicher Solar, Aschheim, Germany.

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