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III Latin American and Caribbean Energy Week

Event description

The III Latin American and Caribbean Energy Week is set to support the exchange of experience and knowledge within the region's energy sector by generating business and project financing opportunities.

The event brings together many key players from the sector, including representatives of the governments of the 27 member countries of the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE). It has been co-organised by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay (MIEM) and OLADE. 


Date: Mon, 12/10/2018 to Fri, 12/14/2018
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
Type: Sector event
South American Regional Office

South America Regional Liaison Officer 

Renata is one of the liaison officers of our South American National Office, based at Itaipu Binacional in Brazil. She joined Itaipu in 2000, working in System Operation as an electrical engineer. Until 2018, she worked in energetic planning studies, power generation schedules and reliability studies. Currently, she is part of the Executive Technical Director's staff as a senior engineer.

Renata holds a bachelor's in electrical engineering and a master's in power electrical systems from the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI-Brazil).

Research prize competition on reservoir sediment removal


Federal agencies in the USA have launched a research prize competition to find new or improved techniques to remove sediment from reservoirs in a cost-effective manner.

Canada's Forum on Hydropower

Building on the success of past forums, the upcoming Canada's Forum on Hydropower seeks to update participants on major hydropower projects being built across the country.

Participants will learn how hydropower developers are leading in the delivery of clean and renewable electricity to Canada, North America and around the world. They will also find out how indigenous communities and the industry are partnering on projects and delivering environmental improvements.


Date: Wed, 11/21/2018 to Thu, 11/22/2018
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Type: Sector event


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