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Date / Heure
Date(s) - 10 Fév 2015
15 h 30 min - 16 h 30 min

HEC Montréal, Édifice Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Salle Sony (1er étage, secteur sud)


AmorimGUEST SPEAKER: Ronald E. H.-B. de Amorim, Public Services Regulation Specialist at the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL)

SUMMARY: Around the world, there has been a renewed and growing interest in electric vehicles (EVs), mainly because of the higher efficiency of electric motors and their undeniable tailpipe zero emissions property. In this Seminar presented by the Chair in Energy Sector Managament at HEC Montréal, Ronald Amorim will survey relevant issues, from the Electricity Regulator perspective, around wide-scale adoption of plug-in electric vehicles. Canada’s and Brazil’s current situations will then be presented and, to the extent possible, compared.

BIO: Ronald Amorim joined the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL) in 2005, and, for eight years, was involved in the oversight of sector agents and was responsible for monitoring the economic and financial aspects of the utilities. In 2014, he joined the team responsible for regulating the commercial aspects related to final electricity consumption. Mr. Amorim is currently studying the regulatory aspects of electricity supply for charging electric vehicles and guidelines for designing consumer bills. He also has over 12 years of experience in the IT Industry developing custom software and delivering system solutions to major Brazilian and international companies, like Xerox and Michelin.

Ronald Amorim lives in Brasília, Brazil, and holds an Electronics Engineering degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (Computing Systems) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a MBA (Energy Management) from HEC Montréal.

* Événement en anglais