Christiano Vieira da Silva

Job Title
Operations Director
ONS - National Electrical System Operator

Christiano Vieira da Silva is an electrical engineer with a master's degree in economics. He has over 25 years of professional experience, 18 of which have been dedicated to the regulation of the Brazilian power sector. Since May 2022, he has held the position of Director of Operation at ONS, the Brazilian Power System Operator. He served as the National Secretary of Electric Energy at the Ministry of Mines and Energy - MME from 2021 to 2022. Between 2006 and 2021, he held the positions of Deputy Director, Superintendent of Generation Services Regulation, Advisor to the Board of Directors, and Deputy Superintendent of Market Studies, all at ANEEL, the Brazilian Electricity Regulator.

August 29, 2023Solar Energy in Brazil: System Operation Perspectives


Further Content

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.

Press Release

Record Numbers at The smarter E South America 2023

Septemer 6, 2023

More than 530 exhibitors at The smarter E South America 2023 – LATAM’s Innovation Hub for the New Energy World

Webinar Collection

Opportunities for Green Hydrogen in Brazil

April 06, 2023

The international green hydrogen market is on the rise. Due to Brazil’s geographic and climate characteristics, it has a huge potential to become one of the largest producers and exporters of green hydrogen in the World.

Press Release

Ceará moves forward towards a statewide policy for green hydrogen and its derivatives

April 17, 2023

Moving forward in its bid to produce green hydrogen, Ceará is about to take an important step towards a more responsible and sustainable national economy with a proposal to be presented to the State Government later this week.

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