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Jul 7, 2016 4:42 PM ET

BNamericas: Join the debate on the future of the electric power sector

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 7, 2016

Santiago, Chile (July 7, 2016) – BNamericas, a business information platform active for more than 20 years in Latin America, will once again bring together the most important players in the region’s electric power industry at its 6th LatAm Power Generation Summit.

The Grand Hyatt Hotel in Santiago, Chile will be the meeting point for government officials; regulators; generation, transmission and distribution companies; and contractors and providers to the industry, which has pushed ahead with investment despite the general economic slowdown.

On August 10th and 11th, entities including AES Argentina, Grupo Enel, ENAP, AELA, industry association Generadoras de Chile, COES-SINAC, Acciona Energía Chile, Gas Energy Latin America, Schneider, SAESA, Red Eléctrica Internacional, Latin America Power (LAP), Solarpack, Antuko, Pacific Hydro Chile and AES Gener Chile will discuss the path the industry will take in the coming months.

Topics featured on the agenda include the rapid expansion of solar in Chile, the gasification of Mexico’s energy mix, the opportunities to be gained from Argentina’s return to the international financial community, and the different power auction models that coexist in Latin America.

The event program is weighted toward generators and operators, followed by engineering and construction firms, financing entities and regulators. The event will also provide the opportunity to analyze the details of successfully managed projects and learn about the future of energy storage in the region.

Confirmed officials include Javier Bustos, chief of the Chilean energy ministry’s division of energy planning and policy, and Francisco Granados Rojas, director of smart electricity networks and energy quality at Mexico’s energy regulatory commission CRE.

Media members, please register with:

Mayte Vanegas – Logistics Coordinator

Phone: +56 229410385 [email protected]


These are a few of the more than 40 confirmed speakers:

– Javier Bustos, Head of Foresight and Energy Policy Unit Division, Ministry of Energy, Chile Goverment
– Francisco Granados Rojas, Smart Grids and Power Quality Director, CRE, Mexico Goverment (CRE)
– Martín Genesio, Chairman, AES Argentina
– Maurizio Bezzeccheri, Country Manager, Grupo Enel Argentina
– Marcelo Tokman, CEO, ENAP
– Jose Antonio Valdes, CEO, Pacific Hydro Chile
– Juan Bosch, president, SAESA
– Luis Velasco Bodega, International Business Director, Red Eléctrica Internacional
– Juan Andrés Camus, General manager, Valhalla
– Gonzalo Zavala, Business Development Manager, Aggreko
– To be defined, BNP Paribas
– Felipe Cerón, CEO, AES Gener Chile
– José Ignacio Escobar, CEO, Acciona Energy Chile

Contact Information:

Mayte Vanegas - Logistics Coordinator Phone: +56 229410385 [email protected]

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