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President of the Board
Vice-President of the Board of Administrators of ABSOLAR (Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association).
<br />7+ years experience in Business Development and M&A in Renewables in Brazil and Uruguay, working for Enel Green Power.
<br />13+ years experience in Regulatory Affairs and Energy Trading of several technologies (renewables, gas, large hidro plants) in Brazil, working for Enel.
<br />Institutional experience in Brazilian Electric Sector after more than 20 years working in the sector.
<br />Post-graduation in Corporate and Market Finance from IBMEC and graduation in Mechanical Engineering from UERJ (University from Rio de Janeiro State).
Head of Intersolar Conference Development
Since June 2006 China Country Correspondent of Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) (www.ren21.net).
<br />Frank Haugwitz, 43, an industrial mechanic by profession, with a degree in Applied Business Languages (Sinology) and International Business Management, the native German has been working as a long-term expert on photovoltaic and renewable energy projects in China > supported by Germany and the European Union > since the summer of 2002. Due to his extensive and sound knowledge of Asiaâs photovoltaic development, international news media and photovoltaic associations often refer to Haugwitz as an expert resource.
<br />Furthermore, he regularly publishes articles in related magazines like New Energy and is frequently invited to speak at conferences. In late 2006 he launched the China Renewable Energy Information web site (www.frankhaugwitz.info) as part of his efforts to provide advisory services on market intelligence, government institutions and policies, as well as business development regarding photovoltaics in China. Since February 2010 he serves as head of Intersolar Conference Development.
Marcus Wiemann is responsible for the direction and management of ARE who is building a sustainable decentralised renewable energy industry for the 21st century, by activating markets for affordable energy services, and creating local jobs and inclusive economies.
<br />To improve the business conditions for the sector, he manages the associations relations and know-how exchanges with ARE Partners, institutions, development banks and organisations. To assist ARE Members in their efforts to effectively provide clean energy access to rural people in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin-America/Caribbean, he promotes the productive use of renewable energies via various steering committees and initiatives. Together with ARE Member Revelle Group, Marcus also managed the ARE-OFID CfP, which successfully led to the implementation of three operative mini-grids in Bangladesh, India and Mali.
<br />Marcus (born in Dortmund, Germany in 1971) holds diplomas in Economics, International Relations/Developing Countries and Environmental Economics from the Universities of York and Trier. Marcus has a professional background from the finance and energy sector as well as in consultancy, advocacy and project management.
<br />Before Marcus joined ARE in 2013, Marcus established and led representation offices in Brussels of Verbundnetz Gas AG, EWE AG and of the International Association of Gas and Oil Producers (OGP).
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May 17, 2019
Four exhibitions, one mission: developing a clean and advanced energy industry.
September 13, 2019
Electricity shortfall vs. growing demand for electricity
February 04, 2020
By the year 2030, the expandation of photovoltaic and storage capacities would enable the creation of over 50,000 new jobs in Germany.
January 9, 2020
Submit your pioneering ideas until March 31
The smarter E Europe is bringing together four exhibitions and five conferences