Quality Infrastructure in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies in Latin America and the Caribbean, Day 1 - Introduction to QI in the frame of 3RE

Petrópolis - Brazil, May 2011

Participants

Program and Presentation

Quality Infrastructure in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies in Latin America and the Caribbean, Day 1 - Introduction to QI in the frame of 3RE

Welcome address João Alziro Herz da Jornada (INMETRO), Klaus-Dieter Sommer (PTB)
Introduction to the event Moderators: Imilce Zuta, Karl-Christian Göthner
Introduction to Quality Infrastructure and the work of PTB International Technical Cooperation Alexis Valqui (PTB)
Current OAS activities in QI enhancement Violeta Gutiérrez (OAS)
Functions and Contributions of QI in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies – with reference to current PTB activities and research Klaus-Dieter Sommer (PTB)
Questions and Answers -
Presentation of the Specialized Regional Bodies on their specific demands regarding QI in R3E Hector Laiz (SIM),
Victor Gandy (IAAC),
Fabián Yaksic (COPANT)
Policy framework in the energy sector – a regional overview Beno Ruchansky (CEPAL) (on Renewable Energies),
Mentor Poveda (OLADE) (on Energy Efficiency)
Discussions in Working Groups:
1.Identify key challenges for Quality Infrastructure in Energy Policy
2. Fields of necessary cooperation between the Specialized Regional Bodies
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May 4th, Day 2 - Getting to know the challenges - 9-18 o'clock

Recap of previous day Moderators
Introduction to the 5 priority areas selected:
1. Wind Energy
2. Solar Thermal Energy
3. Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances
4. Energy Efficiency in Buildings
5. Grids – Transmission and Distribution
Dirk Volkmann, PTB consultant, Fritz Kölling, PTB consultant
Key challenges in each priority area Benjamin Jargstorf (Wind Energy),
Miguel Hadzich (Solar Thermal Energy),
Sergio Téliz (Household Appliances),
Estefânia Mello (Buildings),
Mentor Poveda (Grids)
Demand of the Specialized Regional Bodies in the 5 priority areas Hector Laiz (SIM),
Rogelio Valencia (IAAC),
Fabián Yaksic (COPANT)
Presentation: Energy Matrix and Sustainable Development Pedro Gamio (GVEP)
Presentation on INMETRO’s services in the five priority areas Humberto Brandi (INMETRO)
Excursion to relevant INMETRO labs / CEPEL labs in working groups INMETRO

May 5th, Day 3 - QI-Responses to challenges in the energy sector - 9-18 o'clock

Presentation of Working Group Results (day 1) -
Goal and structure of the plenary workshop Karl-Christian Göthner
Brainstorming in Working Groups (IAAC, SIM, COPANT) on activities and responsibilities -
Continuation of Working Groups -
Presentation of results of working groups with discussion (plenary) -
Closing of workshop -

Press Release

Press Release OAS (englishespañol)

We would like to express our thanks to all presenters for their input and to INMETRO for hosting this important event

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