Eletrobras announces Official Host Utility of Brazil's premier international electric power event
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

SAO PAULO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell do Brasil, organizer of the largest co-located electric power event in Brazil, covering generation (with specific focus on hydropower), transmission and distribution of electricity, has announced Eletrobras as the Official Host Utility of 2014's Power Brasil Events (POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil). The events take place in Sao Paulo, from 21 to 23 October, at the Transamerica Expo Center.

Consolidated as the biggest electricity company in Latin America, Eletrobras supports and believes in the PennWell do Brasil events initiative, which promotes debates and discussions to find solutions to current problems that Brazil has been facing in the energy sector. Along with the support of the company, Eletrobras's president, Dr. Jose da Costa Carvalho Neto, will also participate of the events with a keynote presentation about the current status and future of the electric power market of Brazil.

"For Eletrobras, it is essential to support initiatives that actually promote discussions and significant changes in the sector, as is with PennWell's events, which are known worldwide for generating debates about real issues faced by the energy sector. We believe that from this year's events, during the conferences, may emerge direct contributions and relevant solutions to Brazil's electricity sector," says Jose da Costa, President, Eletrobras.

The events will include nearly 30 conference sessions, each with multiple presentations that involves the participation by utility, academic, corporate and government experts from different countries and specific niches of electricity.

Among the associations supporting the Power Brasil Events are ABCE, ABRACE, ABRADEE, ABRAGEL, ABRAGET, ABRATE CERPCH, CEISE and SME.

"We are very happy with all the support we have been receiving and with the participation of representatives from important companies of the sector, such as Eletrobras. It is a gratifying recognition to our work" celebrates Stuart Graham, from PennWell do Brasil. "Our goal is to attract a very qualified audience, so the discussions can be relevant and truly transformative," completes Graham.

For more information, please contact Tim Chambers, at tchambers@pennwell.com


About PennWell do Brasil:

PennWell do Brasil is owned by PennWell Corp. Founded in 1910, PennWell Corp. is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, optoelectronics, fiber optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, and dental. PennWell publishes more than 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to the PennWell do Brasil office in Rio de Janeiro and global headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; Houston; London; San Diego and Mountain View, California; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow; Manama, Bahrain; and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.pennwell.com.

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