Since November 2022, Sergio Jacobsen is the CEO of Micropower Energy, a company of the Comerc Energia, Siemens and Equinor Groups, which operates in the segment of energy storage solutions, whose mission is to bring solutions capable of contributing to the Brazilian energy transition towards a more sustainable model for the economy, the environment and society. Previously, he worked for 22 years at Siemens. In the organization, Sergio held the positions of Sales Manager, Smart Grid Manager and Director until he became Vice President of Siemens Smart Insfrastructure. With a degree in Electrical Engineering from Mackenzie University, and specializations in Management and Business Administration, Sergio joined Micropower at a time of transformation in the electrical sector, which demands modernization and adaptation to new digital solutions for the evolution of business with a focus on smart grids that allow the addition of more and more renewable energy sources in Brazil and worldwide.
09:05 am - 09:25 am
During recent years distributed generation has achieved impressive growth rates in Brazil. So far, participants in the DG compensation scheme have been using the public grid as a 'virtual battery'. This session will explore the role and economic feasibility of energy storage for individual consumers, as well as an enabler for electric mobility.