Photovoltaic Energy:
Consolidating Distributed Generation

May 15-18th, 2021

The 13th Seminar on Power Electronics and Control will take place in the virtual form, from 15 to 18 May, 2021. In this year, it is organized by the IEEE Student Branch and Professional Joint Chapter from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM). The seminar’s objective is to provide interaction among academia and industry to discuss the latest cutting-edge technologies on Power Electronics and Control and their applications. In 2021, the conference is themed on Photovoltaic Energy and Distributed Generation. The event is open to the national and international community, being a great opportunity for technical discussions and bringing together researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and students.

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IAS is technical co-sponsor of the conference, so 20% of the presented papers will be eligible for further review to be published in the IAS periodicals.

Program

Speakers

Carlos Evangelista

ABGD

David Elizondo

QT

Glaysson Muller

EPE

Humberto Pinheiro

UFSM

Ivan Celanovic

Typhoon HIL

Jean Diniz

Co-founder
SolarView

Leandro Della Flora

DANFOSS

Maria de Fátima Rosolem

CPQd

Paulo Alves

CEO
Rede Brasil Solar

Raul Beck

CPQd

Roberto Zilles

IEE/USP

Zoran Miletic

Austrian Institute of Technology

Important Dates

Paper Submission

December 6th, 2020

February 22nd, 2021

Paper Acceptance

April 18th, 2021

Final Paper and Video Presentation

May 3rd, 2021

Promotional registration deadline

May 8th, 2021

Event

May 15-18th, 2021

Access the Ciente platform to register and submit your paper

DEADLINE

22

February, 2021

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Technical Sponsors

Carlos Evangelista

ABGD

Graduado em Engenharia e Direito, pós graduado em Comunicação de Marketing, especialização em “Política & Estratégia” e MBA em Marketing pela FEA/USP.

Atua no setor de Energia há mais de 20 anos, tendo trabalhado na direção de empresas globais como Ericsson Telecomunicações , Avaya Telco., Leuze Electronic e VIS Technology, empresa especializada em projetos especiais com fonte Solar Fotovoltaica.

Desde 2009 participou de vários projetos de Geração Distribuída com fonte solar fotovoltaica, tendo contribuído para a divulgação do segmento e nacionalização do setor, sendo um dos responsáveis pelo startup da primeira indústria nacional de módulos fotovoltaicos, em 2010.

Em 2012 coordenou o grupo consultivo da ABINEE (Associação Brasileira da Indústria Eletro-Eletrônica) no trabalho publicado “Inserção da Energia Solar Fotovoltaica na Matriz Elétrica Brasileira”.

Em 2013 desenvolveu e firmou parcerias com investidores internacionais, finalizando o primeiro contrato de investimento solar sob a Lei 8.666 em um município do Estado de São Paulo, utilizando o modelo de PPA.

Em 2014 recebeu prêmio da FIESP (Federação das Indústrias de SP) com o melhor projeto na categoria construções sustentáveis. Em 2016, 2018 e 2019 foi escolhido pela “Full Energy” entre os 100 profissionais mais influentes do setor de Energia Elétrica

Atualmente é o presidente da ABGD – Associação Brasileira de Geração Distribuída, associação que congrega mais de 800 empresas que atuam em Geração Distribuída com fontes renováveis de energia.

David Elizondo

QT

David Elizondo, VP Business Development and International Opeations. David Elizondo has a broad range of experience in electric power transmission and distribution which includes more than 26 years of extensive experience in power system analysis, simulations, and application of new technologies for electric power systems. In 2008-2009, Dr. Elizondo participated in a seminal project for the California Utilities Commission in USA for applied research in large scale energy storage. Results of that report were used to apply for US DOE funds for the design and installation of 8 MW/32 MWhr Battery Energy Storage facility in California, installed in 2013, nearby a large wind generation plant. In 2016- 2017 Dr. Elizondo is directing a USTDA funded project that has developed the technical, economic and financial viability of applying large scale battery energy storage solutions in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. This project has conducted research, analized more than 16 large energy storage applications around the world and has identifed at least 9 potenial projects in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. As part of the project, Dr Elizondo has met with planning, operations, and regulations officials in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil to diseminate the best practices and promote the technology benefits. In 2019, Dr. Elizondo directed an energy storage study in Peru.

Glaysson Muller

EPE

Glaysson Muller was born in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, in 1980. He received the M.S. degree in electric engineering in 2010 and the D.S. degree in electric engineering in 2016 from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. From 2006 to 2008, he was a Research with the LASPOT, laboratory for the development of computer models and applications linked with COPPE-UFRJ. From 2008 to 2013, he was electric engineer of a company linked to the oil and gas area, developing refinery construction projects. Since 2013, Dr. Muller has been researcher of Energy Research Office (EPE in its Portuguese acronym), aims at supporting the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) energy policies with studies and research on energy planning. He works in the area of energy planning for the long-term and electric power auctions. He is also a speaker at seminars and forums.

Humberto Pinheiro

UFSM

Humberto Pinheiro received the B.S. degree from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria, Brazil, in 1983, the M.Eng. degree from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, in 1987, and the Ph.D. degree from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 1999. From 1987 to 1999, he was a Research Engineer with a Brazilian UPS company and a Professor with the Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he lectured on power electronics. Since 1991, he has been with UFSM. His research interests include modulation and control of static converters especially those used for the connection DER to the electric grid. Dr. Pinheiro has more than eighty journal papers and has supervised more than ten Ph.D. students. Dr. Pinheiro is a member of the IEEE Power Electronics and IEEE Industrial Electronics Societies.

Ivan Celanovic

Typhoon HIL

Dr. Ivan Celanovic is the Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) of Typhoon HIL Inc., and was a member of the team that developed both the theoretical foundation as well as the experimental validation of the world’s first 1µs ultra-low latency Hardware-in-the Loop (HIL) real-time emulator for power electronics and microgrids. He is responsible for technology and product development vectors as well as business development. Dr. Celanovic also co-founded Mesodyne Inc. that is commercializing solid state portable power generators. Dr. Celanovic has published over 80 journal publications, 5 patents, and two book chapters. He holds an Sc.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, an M.Sc. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Diploma Engineer degree from the University of Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia, all in electrical engineering and computer science.

Jean Diniz

Co-founder do grupo SolarView

Mestre em Eng. Elétrica pela UFMG

Eng. Eletricista pela UFSM

Entusiasta da liberdade energética da eficiência e da informação.

Leandro Della Flora

DANFOSS

Leandro Della Flora received the Bachelor, Master and Doctor degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, in 2003, 2005 and 2009, respectively. He joined Danfoss in 2011 as Control Systems Engineer in the high power motor drives division located in the USA, where he has been applying power electronics and motor drive technology in a variety of product development projects, including medium voltage adjustable speed drives and high power solar inverters. Prior to coming to Danfoss, he was a Professor in Electrical Engineering at the Federal Technological University of Parana, Brazil, from 2009 to 2011. He also pursued a Systems Engineering position from 2014 to 2016 at UTC Aerospace Systems (now Collins Aerospace), where he worked on the development of high-fidelity simulation models for electrical actuation systems used in aerospace applications.

MARIA DE FÁTIMA NEGRELI CAMPOS ROSOLEM

CPQd

Bacharel em Química (UFSCar), Mestre em Eletroquímica (USP – São Carlos) e MBA em Gestão Empresarial, atua no CPqD desde 1989 na Área de Sistemas de Energia (ASE) desenvolvendo estudos e aplicações sobre baterias. Seu foco de pesquisa atual são as tecnologias avançadas para aplicação em sistemas de armazenamento de energia estacionários e baterias avançadas para veículos elétricos. Atua em várias Comissões Técnicas na área, como ABNT CB 003:021.002 (Comissão Estudos Baterias Estacionárias), ABNT CE 003:069.001 (Comissão Estudos Veículos Elétricos Rodoviários e Industriais) e CT-VE&H da SAE-BRASIL (Comissão Técnica Veículos Elétricos e Híbridos da Sociedade de Engenheiros da Mobilidade). Possui dezenas de artigos publicados e apresentações nos principais eventos nacionais e internacionais sobre baterias estacionárias. Atuou na organização de vários eventos no Brasil, tais como CININTEL, SeSIE, Salão Internacional de Veículos Elétricos e Híbridos e Simpósio de Veículos Elétricos e Híbridos da SAE Brasil, e também fora do Brasil, no MaBIC – Metal Advanced Batteries International Congress (Espanha).

Paulo Alves

CEO Rede Brasil Solar

Engenheiro Eletricista

Sócio Proprietário da unidade Rede Brasil Solar Santa Maria

Presidente em Exercício Rede Brasil Solar

RAUL FERNANDO BECK

CPQd

Químico industrial e engenheiro eletrônico (UNICAMP), especializado em Eletrônica de Potência, há mais de 40 anos na Fundação CPQD – Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento em Telecomunicações, em Campinas/SP. Nos últimos 20 anos é Responsável Técnico da Área de Sistemas de Energia do CPQD, coordenando grupo de pesquisa e projetos em baterias e sistemas de gestão de energia de veículos elétricos e de sistemas de armazenamento de energia (BESS) para energias renováveis e aplicações estacionárias. Membro da SOBRAEP – Sociedade Brasileira de Eletrônica de Potência e Chairman da Comissão Técnica Veículos Elétricos e Híbridos da SAE BRASIL, é Coordenador da Comissão de Estudos ABNT Veículos Elétricos Rodoviários e Industriais, e atua nas comissões ABNT Sistemas de Armazenamento de Energia Elétrica e ABNT Sistemas Fotovoltaicos / Inversores para Conexão à Rede Elétrica. Possui dezenas de artigos publicados e apresentações nos principais eventos nacionais e internacionais sobre veículos elétricos e sistemas de energia renováveis, com foco em baterias e seus sistemas de monitoramento e controle.

Roberto Zilles

IEE/USP

In 1993 he concluded his doctoral thesis at the Solar Energy Institute of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain, and in 1994 he started his research activities on PV system applications at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, where he founded the Laboratory of Photovoltaic Systems. Since then he has been the coordinator of the research activities of this laboratory, and has been recently appointed Director of the Institute of Environment and Energy of the University of São Paulo.
Key Qualifications:
– 25 years experience with Solar Home Systems and grid connected PV systems research and projects implementation.
– Author of the previous study and draft version of the Normative Resolution ANEEL N.83, Electric Power Generation by Individual Systems with Intermittent Sources (SIGFI), published as ordinance on 20 September 2004.
– Coordinator, from 2003 to 2007, of Appropriate Technologies Transfer with Renewable Energy Net Work from Science and Technology Ibero American Program (CYTED).
– Coordinator, from 2008 until 2010, of Distributed Power with photovoltaic grid connected systems Development and Diffusion Net Work from Science and Technology Ibero American Program (CYTED).
– Co-author of Chapter 3, Solar Direct, do Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC-SRREN.
– Since 1998 member of Editorial Board of Scientific Journal, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, ISSN 1062-7995.

Zoran Miletic

Austrian Institute of Technology

Zoran Miletic received MSc degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Serbia in 1996 and Professional Certificate in Power Electronics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, USA in 2008. For almost two decades he has been leading product development of power electronics converters for Renewable Energy Applications at Xantrex Technology Inc, in Canada and Schneider Electric Solar, Europe and Canada. Since 2014 he has been with AIT Austrian Institute of Technology as Senior Research Engineer. His experience includes design of power electronics and control methods for solar MPPT charge controllers and single and 3-phase solar inverters from few KW to several hundreds of KVA. His current research interests are control of grid connected and grid forming power converters in microgrids and hybrid DC & AC grids, novel multilevel – multicell topologies for power quality applications and HIL simulation and modelling. He is a senior member IEEE and holder of several US and International utility patents.