Felipe Sgarbi

Energy Specialist at the Instituto Acende Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil

Felipe  Sgarbi

Felipe Sgarbi works as an energy specialist at Instituto Acende Brasil in São Paulo, a think tank focused on the development of actions to increase the transparency and sustainability of the Brazilian power sector. He is currently involved in a project aimed at evaluating how regulation must be adapted in the light of rapid expansion of distributed generation in Brazil. In addition to the regulatory approach, Felipe is also interested in new business models in this emerging environment.

Felipe completed his PhD in the Energy Graduate Programme at the University of São Paulo. During this period, in addition to devoting himself to academic activities, he participated in research and development projects with gas and power companies.

In Europa ist im vergangenen Jahr laut einer Studie erstmals mehr Strom aus erneuerbarer Energien als aus fossilen Brennstoffen erzeugt worden: deutschlandfunk.de/studie-in-euro… #Energiewende #Klimaschutz #Klimakrise #Klimawandel

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@EmberClimate

25 January

9. The rise in renewables was robust despite the pandemic. Wind and solar increased by 51 terawatt-hours in 2020. However, Europe needs to add 100 TWh *every year* this decade to meet 2030 emissions targets. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/aqCFyl2kGq

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@EmberClimate

25 January

8. Nuclear generation fell a record 10% in 2020, as problems in France and Belgium combined with permanent closures in Sweden and Germany. This was the biggest fall since at least 1990, and possibly ever. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/FOmGVHwZOl

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