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Brazil hosts World Wind Energy Conference for the first time

Brazil hosts World Wind Energy Conference for the first time

Brazil’s capital welcomes for the first time one of the most anticipated events in the wind energy sector. The World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC) kicks off in November in Rio de Janeiro, the web-site reports.

The WWEC 2019 will take place from 25-27 November 2019 in Brazil’s capital, the event will gather more than 10,000 people from 15 different countries and all five continents.

Brazil authorities said they are honoured to host the 18th edition of the Wind Energy Conference. According to the organizers, WWEC will feature more than 80 hours of programming aimed at entrepreneurs, researchers, financial experts and representatives from governments and international organisations.

The 18th WWEC’s theme is “Large-scale integration of wind power generation”, the program will highlight how wind power generation can be integrated with other renewable sources in order to reach a 100% renewable energy supply and how such integration is needed in the face of new demand challenges, such as electric cars.

WWEC 2019 will, amongst others, have presentations in the following areas:

  • wind energy;
  • solar and other renewables;
  • energy storage technologies;
  • energy in transport;
  • power generation by communities and emerging renewable markets.

Brazil leads the wind energy sector in Latin America

For Bazil business and environment, the issue of renewable energy is one of the most important. Following this topic, leading panels will be held with the participation of experts and politicians who supports the renewable energy sector.

The Brazilian Association of Wind Energy (Abeeólica), Brazilian Association of Distributed Generation (ABGD) and the Brazilian Association of Electric Vehicles (ABVE), for example, will conduct their own panels.

The WWEC 2019 will be the perfect site for presenting the new ideas and innovations as well. The researchers from around the world will present their research related to renewable energy generation. Experts from 12 different countries were selected, based on a review process with over 100 submitted papers.