Residential DC Nanogrids


In this talk, based on the way as the electric energy is used in homes, the concept of DC nanogrids will be discused. 

  Date and Time




  • Rua Passo da Patria 156
  • Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil 24210240
  • Building: Bloco D
  • Room Number: 502

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Alexandre Pinhel

Alexandre Pinhel of FURNAS


Residential DC Nanogrids


Graduated in Electronic Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1994). He is currently an engineer at Eletrobras Furnas. He has experience in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Engineering Systems Maintenance Consumer Electronics. Works on the following topics: Maintenance Engineering, Geomagnetic Induced Currents (GIC), lithium batteries for stationary applications, protection against electrostatic discharge (ESD), the effects of ionospheric bubbles in satellite communications and special systems of telecommunications. He holds an MBA in Business Management (IBGEN 2009) and Innovation Management (UNICAMP 2011) and also works with R&D and Innovation.


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