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Brazil International Renewable Energy Congress

November 7 to 10, 2016 - São Paulo, Brazil

Brazil International Renewable Energy Congress

Seizing the Opportunity and Overcoming Challenges in Brazil’s High-Risk High-Reward Renewable Energy Sector: Higher Returns, More Investment and Optimised Project Development

Brazil International Renewable Energy Congress is the must attend event for domestic and international decision makers looking to develop, grow and succeed in the Brazilian wind and solar energy markets.

  • Bankable and Attractive Projects: Understand how to make your projects attractive and bankable by gaining insights from key international investors.
  • Boost your ROI: Ensure you boost ROI in a challenging macro-economic environment.
  • Tackle High Costs of Capital and Fluctuating Exchange Rates: Discover strategies to tackle high capital costs and fluctuating exchange rates.
  • Optimise Your Grid Connection Strategy: Interactive sessions to define a roadmap for transmission infrastructure, as well as in-depth case studies on innovation in distribution.
  • Secure Long-Term PPAs: Master the best methods to secure long-term PPAs in a highly competitive market, through in-depth sessions run by power price management bodies and key successful players.
  • Navigate Local Content Rules: Navigate your way through Brazil’s local content rules with invaluable guidance from BNDES, government regulators and FINAME certified suppliers.

What’s Different About BIREC?

  • With 74% attendees Director-level and above, you can be sure of meeting the key decision-makers.
  • 36 hours of networking opportunities including VIP dinners, cocktail parties and comfortable coffee lounges to help you build new relationships in a sociable atmosphere.
  • Schedule up to 40 meetings in advance using the online networking tool and take advantage of our bespoke one-to-one meeting rooms to host the elusive contact you’ve been pursuing.
  • Save time and money and meet the entire value chain all under 1 roof!
  • The 1 day BIREC Finance Summit provides extensive expertise on a range of project financing challenges.
  • 4 technical workshops deep dive into the latest innovations for wind, solar and practical lessons for superior O&M strategy.
  • Interactive sessions ensure that you stay involved in the debate and Sli.do, our easy-to-use audience interaction tool, allows you to ask questions directly to the panellists throughout the congress.

WHY Brazil?

  • Brazil is the largest Latin American economy with the biggest power market in the region
  • Brazil has a greater capacity for wind and solar power than the installed capacity of all other Latin American countries combined
  • Demand for electric power and government incentives towards renewable energy are combining to create vast investment opportunities
  • Brazil aims to achieve 11.7% and 3.7% of its total power generation from wind and solar by 2024, with investment expected to flood into the country’s renewable energy sector
  • Brazil’s installed wind capacity has increased by 50.1% y/y since last Feb and is now at 8.63GW, a further 3GW is under construction, and a further 5.94GW has been tendered
  • Brazil’s installed solar capacity is at 26.9MW and a further 1.85GW has been tendered

Top Topics

  • Understand how to make your projects attractive and bankable by gaining insights from key international investors, ensuring you boost ROI in a challenging macro-economic environment
  • Discover strategies to tackle high capital costs and fluctuating exchange rates
  • Optimise your grid connection strategy with interactive sessions to define a roadmap for transmission infrastructure, as well as in-depth case studies on innovation in distribution
  • Master the best methods to secure long-term PPAs in a highly competitive market, through in-depth sessions run by power price management bodies and key successful players
  • Navigate your way through Brazil’s local content rules with invaluable guidance from BNDES, government regulators and FINAME certified suppliers
  • Manoeuvre your way through Brazil’s complex tax, regulatory and permitting systems with expert advice from the country’s best lawyers and advisors
  • Understand how the latest technology in renewable energy can maximise efficiency and reduce costs to your projects
  • Learn exactly what investors look for in a project to guarantee ROI
  • Review strategies used around the world when developing renewable energy projects and assess which of these should be adopted in Brazil

Wind Stream

Understand how to make your projects attractive and bankable by gaining insights from key international investors, ensuring you boost ROI in a challenging macro-economic environment.

Optimise your grid connection strategy with interactive sessions to define a roadmap for transmission infrastructure, as well as in-depth case studies on innovation in wind energy distribution.

Navigate your way through Brazil’s local content rules for wind energy equipment with invaluable guidance from BNDES, government regulators and FINAME certified suppliers.

Learn how to negotiate the best PPA for your wind project on Brazil’s rapidly growing energy spot market.

Master the best methods to secure PPAs through government energy auctions in a highly competitive market, through comprehensive sessions run by power price management bodies and key successful players.

Maximise productivity and efficiency with the latest in wind technology.

Understand the best methods of wind resource assessment which will ensure you a positive return on you wind investments.

Learn from experts the best strategies to protect your investment from risk.

Discover strategies to tackle high costs of capital and fluctuating exchange rates.

Solar Stream

BIREC is the must-attend event for key players in Brazil’s booming solar power sector.

Understand how to make your projects attractive and bankable by gaining insights from key international investors, ensuring you boost ROI in a challenging macro-economic environment.

Optimise your grid connection strategy with interactive sessions to define a roadmap for transmission infrastructure, as well as in-depth case studies on innovation in energy distribution.

Navigate your way through Brazil’s new solar local content rules with invaluable guidance from BNDES, government regulators and FINAME certified suppliers.

Maximise your time by using our bespoke online networking tool to manage your schedule and arrange meetings ahead of and during the event.

Master the best methods to secure long-term PPAs for your solar projects in Brazil’s solar energy auctions and learn how to adapt to auction delays.

Gain invaluable skills from the world leaders in commercial and industrial solar installations as they draw on international case studies.

Learnt the formula to success for developing C&I rooftop solar projects.

Maximise efficiency by exploring the most recent advances in solar energy storage technology.

Enjoy sharing insights with key decision makers and meet potential clients at a host of networking dinners, lunches, drinks receptions and coffee breaks.

Discover strategies to tackle high costs of capital and fluctuating exchange rates.

Host, meet and network with business leaders and new and existing clients in one of our one-to-one meeting rooms.

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