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  • Forum on Business Models for
    Energy Efficient
    Street Lighting

    June 1, 2016
    Hotel Melia Paulista - Paulista Avenue, 2181 - Consolação, São Paulo - SP








  • The Conference Edition of the World Bank Group's report "Lighting Brazilian Cities: Business Models for Energy Efficient Public Street Lighting" was launched at the Forum on June 1. The Final Version of the report, incorporating feedback received during the Forum, will be widely disseminated through various channels, including by e-mail to all the event participants.

    DOWNLOAD Executive Summary – Conference Edition (Eng)  
    DOWNLOAD Executive Summary and Full Report – Conference Edition (Port)  







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  • FORUM ON BUSINESS MODELS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT STREET LIGHTING



Background

The Brazilian market for public lighting (PL) is experiencing a transformation. Technological developments - especially vis-à-vis LED technology, offering 50% to 70% in energy savings – offer cities the opportunity to increase in the quality of services offered to citizens while, at the same time, reducing public expenditures. Moreover, the process of modernization of PL assets with LEDs allows cities to establish a platform for smart cities. It is also important to note that investments in energy efficiency in this sector can help Brazil to achieve its targets for climate change mitigation, since the use of energy for PL accounts for approximately 4 percent of Brazil’s total electricity consumption.

The potential impact of this technological transformation has been enhanced by recent changes in the regulatory context in Brazil that require all Brazilian cities take ownership over their cities’ PL assets. While this change aligns cities’ incentives to invest in energy efficiency in PL, it also creates challenges, as many Brazilian cities do not have financial resources to cover the relatively high upfront cost of LEDs, and some cities do not have the technical capacity or manpower to implement the project. Therefore, it is necessary to identify viable business models for a wide spectrum of Brazilian cities so that the maximum number of municipalities can enjoy the benefits of modernization with LEDs.

Since 2013, the World Bank has been working with municipalities to help them to identify investment options in the area of energy efficiency in PL. This engagement has entailed several activities, including: pre feasibility studies for specific cities, a survey of more than 300 municipalities to characterize the IP sector in the country, review of PPP tender documents, among others. The goal of the World Bank’s engagement is to increase the rate and scope of investments in this sector, so as to promote the efficient use of energy in Brazil.

Building on this work, and in collaboration with local partners, the World Bank will publish a report in June 2016 that presents an overview of the Brazilian PL sector as well as an array of business models for the wide variety of Brazilian municipalities, including innovative financial structures and recommendations for new public policies. The World Bank will launch the report during a participatory workshop on June 1, 2016.















Seminar Objectives


Bring together national and international participants to identify opportunities to increase the rate of investment in energy efficiency in public lighting sector (PL) with LEDs, for purposes of reducing costs for municipalities, improving service quality and contributing to the Brazilian targets for reduction of greenhouse gases.

Present the report published by the World Bank on the panorama of the PL sector in Brazilian cities. The study identifies distinct groups of cities and proposes business models that match the needs and capabilities of each group.

Discuss with experts and key stakeholders the opportunities and challenges of implementing such business models, including the need for new financing lines, new policies, changes in the regulation of the sector, and more.

Provide a forum for sharing knowledge between international and national cities that have modernized (or are in the process of modernizing) their PL assets with LEDs and those cities still contemplating how to begin this transition.




Who will participate

  • City managers - Representatives of the executive office of a wide variety of Brazilian cities
  • Public agents and private funders
  • Investors
  • Electricity distribution companies
  • Traders of electricity
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Consultancies
  • Structuring projects companies
  • Legal experts
  • ESCOs and energy efficiency industry
  • Equipment and services suppliers for IP market














Partners





Focus

The seminar will focus mainly on (I) the market for PL modernization in Brazil, (II) business models to facilitate investment, and (III) tools to help municipalities understand the costs and savings of modernization with LED.

Public

Brazilian and international municipalities, financial institutions (domestic private banks, national pubic banks, sub-national development banks, development finance institutions, among others), regulators, manufacturers, consulting firms, ESCOs, municipal associations, civil society and other key actors.

Format

The event will take the format of a seminar with presentations of content and discussions among the participants. We anticipate between 150-250 attendees

Venue

Hotel Melia Paulista – Paulista Avenue, 2181 – Consolação, São Paulo - SP, 01311-300.

Date

June 1, 2016.
















Agenda

Sao Paulo – June 1, 2016

7:45 to 8:30 | LAUNCH OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP (WBG) REPORT

Registration, welcome coffee and distribution of WBG report


8:30 to 9:15 | KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Session Objective: Discuss the opportunities for investment in energy efficiency in public lighting sector in Brazil for both the public sector and private sector. In addition, the session will contextualize the possible contributions of the World Bank Group (WBG) at this time of transformation of public lighting in Brazil.

Antonio Barbalho, Global Practice Manager of Energy and Extractive Industries - Latin America and the Caribbean - World Bank Group
Simão Pedro, Services Ex-Secretary, São Paulo City



9:15 to 11:00 | CASE STUDY

Session Objective:
Share lessons learned from LED modernization projects through the experiences of Brazilian and international city leaders.

Moderation and conclusions:
Simão Pedro, Services Ex-Secretary, São Paulo City

9:15 to 9:45 | A. CASE STUDY IN BRAZIL

Keynote Speaker - Case 01 - City of Belo Horizonte
Ricardo Augusto Simões Campos, Chief Executive Officer - PBH Assets S/A

Case 02 - City of Caraguatatuba - São Paulo - Brazil
download Flávia Oliveira Silva, Public lighting specialist

9:45 to 10:15 | B. INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY - LESSONS LEARNED FOR BRAZIL

Case 03 - City of Los Angeles - California - USA
Ed Ebrahimian, Director of Los Angeles PL department - USA

Case 04 - Overview
download Peter Curley, LED Program Director, The Climate Group - London

10:15 to 11:00 | C. DEBATE

11:00 to 11:30 | COFFEE

11:30 to 13:00 | BUSINESS MODELS FOR PUBLIC STREET LIGHTING IN BRAZIL

Session Objective: To present and discuss the report published by the World Bank regarding business models for investments in energy efficient public street lighting in Brazilian cities. The speakers will present and discuss the opportunities and barriers to invest in Brazil, as well as offer suggestions about what is needed to accelerate the pace of modernization.

Presented by:
download Christophe de Gouvello - WBG

Moderation and conclusions:
Luiz Maurer, IFC - International Finance Corporation

Debaters
download Gilberto Perre, Executive Secretary - National Front of Mayors
download Marcel Siqueira da Costa, Manager of Energy Efficiency Division in the Public Sector, Eletrobrás
download Carlos Venicius Frees, Project Leader for Network and Smart Cities - ABDI
download Nelson Fonseca Leite, President at Brazilian Association of Electricity Distributors (ABRADEE)

13:00 to 14:00 | LUNCH AND NETWORKING

14:00 to 15:30 | CHALLENGES, RISKS AND MECHANISMS FOR MITIGATION

Panel Objective: To present and discuss common risks for PL modernization projects, including legal risks, municipal credit and technology risk, and possible mechanisms for risk mitigation. Themes will include COSIP, robustness of the legal framework and guarantees.

Presented by:
download Megan Meyer - WBG | Javier Freire - WBG

Moderation and conclusions:
Hector Gomez Ang, General Manager at IFC - International Finance Corporation

Debaters (brief presentations of each speaker)
Wany Campos, Head of Philips Lighting Capital LATAM
download Álvaro Núñez, Business Development Manager at MunichRE
download Marco Aurelio Silva Barcelos, General Counsel and Partnerships, SP Negocios
Ricardo Epaminondas L. O. Panato, Head of Legal Advice - Court of Auditors
download Maria Eduarda Berto, Managing Director at Estruturadora Brasileira de Projetos - EBP


15:30 to 17:00 | FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF MODERNIZATION WITH LEDS

Panel Objective: Presentation and discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the main models of financing the modernization of PL assets. In this session, a new tool developed by the World Bank to help the municipalities to estimate the costs and benefits of an PL modernization project will be presented.

Presented by:
download Luiz Maurer, IFC - International Finance Corporation

Moderation and conclusions:
Antonio Barbalho, WBG

Debaters (brief presentations of each speaker)
download Lincoln Santini Brando, Social Infraestructure Manager - BNDES
download Tomas Anker, Public-Private Partnership Project Specialist at IFC - International Finance Corporation
download Vagner Lacerda, Government Management - Bank of Brazil
download Dr. Julio Themes, Fomentation Director at Desenvolve SP
download Hamilton Moss de Souza, Energy Vice-President, Andean Promotion Corporation (CAF)


17:00 to 17:30 | FINAL CONSIDERATIONS

Panel Objective: Summarize findings from the day’s discussions and identify next steps.

Presented by:
download WBG


17:30 to 19:00 | CLOSING COCKTAIL - NETWORKING














Information

This event is invitation only, if you have any questions about your registration, please contact Amanda Ferreira by email: amanda.ferreira@hiria.com.br

  • Local: Hotel Melia Paulista - Av. Paulista, 2181 - Consolação, São Paulo - SP, 01311-300
  • Email: amanda.ferreira@hiria.com.br

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