Ítalo Tadeu de Carvalho Freitas

Job Title
Vice President of Expansion Engineering
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S. A.- Eletrobras

Ítalo Tadeu de Carvalho Freitas Filho graduated in Mechanical Engineering (Escola Politécnica PE), completed an MBA in Finance from the University of Murcia (Spain) and a Master's degree in Energy and Environment from Unicamp. He recently worked as Vice President of Operations and Maintenance at Geração AES Brasil (2009 to 2014); and was CEO of AES Brasil from 2016 to 2021. He held the position of VP of New Business for South America and New Solutions AES Internacional, from 2021 to 2023. He currently holds the Vice-Presidency of Expansion Engineering at Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras - Eletrobras.

August 31, 2023Decentralized Applications of Green Hydrogen for the Domestic Market


Further Content

Press Release

Record Numbers at The smarter E South America 2023

Septemer 6, 2023

More than 530 exhibitors at The smarter E South America 2023 – LATAM’s Innovation Hub for the New Energy World

Webinar Collection

Promising Brazilian Photovoltaic Market – Opportunities and Challenges

June 1st, 2023

The solar photovoltaic market in Brazil has experienced remarkable growth in the last ten years. This year alone Brazilian developers have already installed at least 2.1 GW of distributed-generation solar and more than 1.3 GW of centralized PV.

Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge

Green Hydrogen as a Feedstock for Local Fertilizer Production?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 143 | Language: English

July 27, 2023

Green hydrogen could be used for local fertilizer production in Brazil. But also energy storage systems are becoming increasingly important. Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge, gives us an overview of the short- and medium-term developments in Brazil.


What you should know about the Brazilian markets for energy storage and green hydrogen

August 3, 2023

The Brazilian electricity market is changing. The share of renewable energy based on solar and wind power is growing and is expected to account for 50% of future electricity production. Challenges posed by fluctuating renewable sources require new approaches for managing the Brazilian electricity grid, thus creating significant opportunities for energy storage.


Conference Committee

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