Speaker Details

Ricardo Costa

 Ricardo Costa
Job Title
GD Solar

Ricardo is the Chief Executive Officer of GD SOLAR, a company specialized in the structuring, implementation and operation of photovoltaic solar plants in Brazil with more than 300 MWp of deployment process contracts. He participated actively in the design of Resolution 482/12 as 687/15.
Ricardo was one of the founding partners of Service Energy, an energy trading company founded in 1999. Ricardo was the partner responsible for strategic planning, energy trading, project development & implementation and regulatory assessment in energy space for large corporate clients such as Telefonica, Oi, Claro, CMPC among others, which combined generates annual power purchase agreements of R$3.6 billion.

He also coordinated the construction of 3 SHP (small hydropower plants) in Brazil. In addition, Ricardo participated in various commissions to advise Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy on the development of incentivized energy.
Ricardo received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Escola Politécnica of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo – USP).