Brazil and Norway: opportunities in energy storage

The online program was broadcast live on November 23th, at 3:00 pm (Oslo time).


In this special episode in partnership with the Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway, ABSOLAR Inside addressed the opportunities in energy storage for partnership between Brazilian and Norwegian companies.

Presenter: Priscila Brandão

Journalist and documentarist, with over 30 years of experience, she has worked as a presenter and reporter for the main TV news programs on Rede Globo, one of the most important television networks in the world. Currently, the journalist mediates lectures and teaches media training courses.

Anchor: Markus Vlasits 

ABSOLAR board member and managing director at NewCharge, Markus has a long history in the PV sector. He has been director of Q-Cells in Germany, commercial director of Yinli Green Energy in Brazil and co-founder and commercial director of Faro Energy, also in Brazil.

Odd Magne Ruud – Ambassador of Norway in Brazil

Marcio Takata – ABSOLAR’s board member and Director of Greener

Director of Greener, has helped numerous companies to become more sustainable, evaluating and implementing energy optimization and renewable energy technologies.

Since 2007, he has been working on structuring more competitive and sustainable businesses with a focus on the distributed and centralized solar PV generation.

Electrical Engineer from USP, and MBA from INSPER, Takata is an expert in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and also ABSOLAR board member.

Gery Bonduelle – Executive Vice President Of Sales at Freyr Battery

Gery is an engineer from Ecole nationale d’Ingénieurs de Metz, and has an extensive engineering, product development, and operational experience. Gery is a French citizen and has lived and worked in France, Mexico, the United States, and Switzerland. Bonduelle comes to FREYR from a position as VP Sales for EMEA and APAC in Enersys, a global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, and where Gery worked for 25 years in diverse leading positions.


Tchiarles Coutinho Hilbig – Market Energy Manager at DNV in Brazil

Tchiarles joined DNV in 2009 and has been Country Manager for DNV’s Energy unit in Brazil since 2016. He has participated in the development and evaluation of more than 20 GW of wind farms in Brazil and Latin America and provides services that address the Brazilian energy and renewable energy market, since 2001. He also participated in inspections, commissioning and maintenance of SCADA systems for Transmission & Distribution assets, and was a researcher in the field of power and control systems for wind turbines. He holds a BA in Control and Automation Engineering, a Masters in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Project Management.


Lars Petter Maltby – Chief Technical Officer at Eyde Cluster

Lars is an Doctor in Process Engineering by the NTNU, and Master in Engineering also by NTNU. He Industrial and operational leader with international responsibility. More than 20 years experience in management positions. Experience in multinational business management. During last decade he has been engaged in conditions and growth possibilities for the development for industries with sites in Norway. Currently he is serving as the CTO of Eyde Cluster and Managing Director of Eyde Innovation Center. He also serves in several boards such as in the University of Agder, Climit, Seram Coatings and on the supervisory board of Norwegian confederation of Industries.



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