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INDUSTRY PANELS - Tuesday, October 6, 9:00 to 11:00

PA2A: Smart Grids in Latinamerica

Chair: Renato Cespedes, RGConsulting, Colombia (rhcespedesg@gmail.com)


Room: Conference Room


This panel will focus on projects and status of Smart Grids Developments in Latin America.

- Renato Cespedes (RGConsulting, COL) "Desarrollo de Smart Grids en Colombia"
- Nelson Fonseca  Leite, (President of ABRADEE, BR ) "Programa Brasileño de Redes Eléctricas Inteligentes"
- Eduardo Bergerie (UTE, UY)
- Adrian Inda Ruiz (Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, MEX) Tuesday, October 6, 11:30 to 13:00


PA6C: Electrical Vehicles

Chair: Eduardo Bergerie, UTE , Uruguay (ebergerie@ute.com.uy)


Room: Conference Room


En este panel se presentarán los avances sobre la estrategia de introducción de la movilidad eléctrica en el Mundo, desde el punto de vista académico, gubernamental y empresarial. Se mostrarán los resultados de los test sobre autos y ómnibus eléctricos en la ciudad de Montevideo, abordándose también la problemática relacionada con la gestión de la recarga de los vehículos.

- Mauricio Zunino/Carolina Mena, (Dirección Nacional de Energía, UY)
- Gonzalo Márquez, (Intendencia de Montevideo, UY)
- Magdalena Hill, (DINAMA, UY)
- Juan Carlos Patrone , (UTE, UY)
- Rajit Gadh (SMERC, UCLA USA)
- Carlos Dodero, ENEL "ENEL Electric Mobility"


PA2B: Phasor Measurement Units in Electrical Systems

Chair: Jay Giri , ALSTOM GRID, USA (jay.giri@alstom.com)


Room: Renoir


The panel will present real projects and results of the application of PMU Technologies in Power Networks

- Aharon De La Torre, (CENACE, Ecuador)
- Ricardo Nocetto (UTE, UY)
- Jorge Enrique Gomez (ISA Colombia)
- Carla Hernandez (Chile)


PA2D: Integration of Low-Carbon into Distribution Networks: International experiences

Chair: Luis(Nando) Ochoa , The University of Manchester, UK (luis.ochoa@manchester.ac.uk)


Room: Gauguin


The increasing need to decarbonise our electricity systems in cost-effective ways is placing significant economic and technical challenges to distribution network operators around the world. This panel puts together the expertise and practical experience of researchers and consultants from Costa Rica, Brazil, Chile and the UK closely involved in industrial projects. As such, the panel will present different international perspectives, challenges and solutions to integrate low carbon technologies to LV and MV distribution networks including projects involving photovoltaic systems, storage, electric vehicles and demand response.

-"Financial implications of rooftop PV integration to the Costa Rican power utility: A case study" by Prof Gustavo Valverde, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
- "Integration of new technologies into Brazilian distribution networks: A CPFL experience" by Prof Walmir Freitas, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
- "Increasing resilience of distribution networks against natural disasters through distributed energy resources" by by Prof Rodrigo Moreno, University of Chile, Chile
- "Unlocking the voltage-led demand response from UK residential loads" by Dr Luis(Nando) Ochoa, The University of Manchester, UK




INDUSTRY PANELS - Wednesday, October 7, 11:30 to 13:00

PA6A: Demand Management and Response

Chair: Ruben Chaer , ADME, UY (rchaer@adme.com.uy)


Room: Conference Room


Projects, Experiences and Problems related to an Inteligent Management of the Demand and the Reaction of the Users

- Carlos Dodero, ENEL "Visión de ENEL en las Smart Grids"
- Fernan Izquierdo (Silver Springs, US) "Demand Management - Silver spring Networkd vision"
- Lenny Medeiros, (ABRADEE, Brasil) "Percepción del consumidor Brasileño sobre la implementación de redes inteligentes y estrategia de comunicación"
- Carlos Froes, (KNBS Telecomunicacoes , BR) "Smart Grid implementation focusing on consumer behavior and markets"



PA6B: Smart Grids Projects and Experiences

Chair: Mario Vignolo, Univ. de la Republica UY (mario.vignolo@gmail.com)


Room: Renoir


World-wide examples of successful projects in the application of Smart Grids

- Valentina Corti (POYRY, IT) "The Smart Polygeneration Microgrid project at Savona Campus"
- Oscar Miranda Miranda (CTO, Huawei Enterprise Group Latinoamerica, MEX) "Construyendo una Red Eléctrica más inteligente y mejor conectada"
- Gary (ENEL, IT) "Overall Architecture and Central System for advanced network management"
- Rodrigo Jardim (Institutos LACTEC, BR) "Smart Grid Pilot projects in Brasil" falta CONFIRMAR !
- Maria Sebastian-Viana (EDF, FR) "A Smart Grid demonstrator the DRES integration on the MV distribution networks"