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1 International Conference Local Renewables Freiburg April Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany Reference center in Renewable Energy Renewable Energy in Betim Geraldo Antunes Environmental Secretariat of the Municipality of Betim/MG Brazil

2 Betim Minas Gerais - Brazil

3 Betim Minas Gerais Mecânica/ Metalúrgica 4% Automotiva 25% Auto Peças 2% Embalagens 0,49% 2006 Vestuário 0,10% Siderurgia 0,24% Comércio 11% Serviços 6% Combustíveis e Derivados 52% Economic profile of the city

4 Betim Minas Gerais Fonte: PMB 2007

5 ACTIVITIES FROM CRER BETIM Local Renewables Model Community Network (Rede Elo) Phase /2008

6 LOCAL RENEWABLES BRAZIL BETIM History: Agreements program Betim/Iclei - Local Agenda 21 Program Goiabinhas river recovery project - CCP program Cities for climate protection 2004/2005 Inventory of Greenhouse Gas emissions in Betim

7 LOCAL RENEWABLES BRAZIL BETIM Renewable Energy program Rede Elo Partnership established between BETIM and ICLEI - April 2006; - Launch of the Reference Center in Renewable Energy - CRER Betim - February 2007

8 MISSION CRER Betim Incorporate renewable energy services in local development and be a center of information and dissemination of technologies and projects in renewable energy to inspire public policies and actions in other cities.

9 OBJECTIVES Keep relevant information to the subject and aid the dissemination of ideas on renewable energy, causing impacts to the local, regional and global, contributing to:

10 -Expand and improve access to low cost renewable energy for low-income population; -Reduce the Greenhouse Gas emissions and other local pollutants; -Use and promote cheaper and more sustainable sources of energy; -Create direct and indirect jobs; -Improve the overall population s quality of life

11 LOCAL RENEWABLES BRAZIL BETIM Model city: BETIM Brazilian Cities in the network: Belo Horizonte Porto Alegre Salvador São Paulo Volta Redonda

12 LOCAL RENEWABLES BRAZIL BETIM TECHNICAL TRAINING August 2006 USP Sao Paulo State University Low cost Solar Heater ASBC September 2006 Municipality of Petropolis RJ Field trip - Biodigestor

13 LOCAL RENEWABLES BRAZIL BETIM TECHNICAL TRAINING Freiburg Germany November Field trip German experiences in Local Renewables Nagpur India November I International Workshop in Local Renewables Leicester United Kingdom January to March Course in Energy Efficiency British Embassy in Brasilia Lavras MG Brasil Graduate Studies in Alternative Energy

14 INTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 1. Creation of the CRER Work Group (Feb. 2007) - Mayor of Betim - SEMAD State Department of Environment and Sustainable Development - Mayor of Belo Horizonte - NGO Trem and Gaia Project - CEMIG

15 INTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 2. Website (March 2007) 3. Decree on the preferential use of biofuels on official vehicles Signed, on February 14, Gradual replacement of vehicles owned or hired by the city to flex fuel vehicles.

16 INTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 1. SOLAR WATER HEATERS IN LOW-INCOME HOUSES 1684 equipments acquired and installed by Cemig: -No costs to partners or beneficiaries for the solar heaters in: Itacolomi, José Gomes de Castro, Vargem das Flores, Dicalino Cabral and Celso Pedrosa between 2004 and 2007.

17 LOW-INCOME HOUSES WITH SOLAR WATER HEATERS BEFORE THE HEATERS AFTER THE HEATERS Consumption Bill R$ Consumption Bill R$ 120 Kw/mo 150,00 40 Kw/mo 18,00 ECONOMY PER FAMILY - MONTH: 80 Kw R$ 132,00 ECONOMY PER FAMILY - YEAR: 960 Kw R$ 1.584,00 3-people average family Source: Housing department

18 BEFORE THE HEATERS AFTER THE HEATERS Consumption Expenditure R$ ,00 Kw/mo Consumption Expenditure R$ Kw/mo , SOLAR HEATERS ECONOMY TO THE ENVIRONMENT AND FAMILIES - MONTH: Kw R$ ,00 ECONOMY TO THE ENVIRONMENT AND FAMILIES YEAR: Calculation after the installation of solar water heaters Source: Housing department Kw R$ ,00

19 HOUSES WITH SOLAR WATER HEATERS

20 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 2. Energy Efficient street lighting in Betim: National program for street lighting- RELUZ program with the replacement of open light bulbs, using mercury vapor lamps and reactors for closed lights using sodium vapor lamps and reactors.

21 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 2. Energy Efficient urban street lighting in Betim April to September 2007 Betim is named the first totally yellow city in Minas Gerais Total Project Budget: R$ ,10

22 2. Energy Efficient urban street lighting in Betim: Benefits: CRER Betim EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: - 15% economy in the electricity consumption of street lighting during peak hours; - Improvements in safety and quality of life; - Immediate economic advantages with the reduction of the electricity bill, and reduction of the citzens public lighting fee.

23 Previous Situation MERCURY VAPOR LAMPS - PERIOD 2002 TO 2007 POWER (W) QUANTITY CONS./MONTH (KWh) VALUE/MONTH (R$) , , ,07 80 TOTAL , ,74 Monthly total value using current price - Septem ber/2007 Source: CEMIG

24 Current Situation CRER Betim MERCURY VAPOR LAMPS REPLACED BY SODIUM VAPOR LAMPS POWER (W) QUANTITY CONS./MONTH (KWh) VALUE/MONTH (R$) , , , ,92 TOTAL ,02 Monthly total value using current price - Septem ber/2007 MONTHLY SAVINGS ANNUAL SAVINGS FOR THE CITY R$ Source: CEMIG

25 Economia Gerada no Município Tipo Kwh / ano R$ / ano Aquecedores Solares Iluminação Pública Total Dá para abastecer famílias durante um ano Cálculo: média 160 Kwh / mês / família

26 3. Renovar Project CRER Betim EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: Debates and lectures on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency -Carbon Credits; -Biodiesel; -Biodigestors; -Micro-distilleries; -Bioconstruction etc.

27 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 4. Execution of 2 International Seminars in Betim on Renewable Energy and of the I Workshop of the Local Renewables Network 1st International Seminar on Renewable Energy and Local Governments and I Workshop of the Network June nd International Seminar on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Local Governments - June Audience: 682 people

28 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 5. Workshop on ASBC Low Cost Solar Heater production USP Project / Sociedade do Sol 5.1. Workshops at The Environment Department: - 2 workshops per month, from March to November 2008, with 25 participants each total: 440 people

29 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 5.2. Workshops held in other municipalities: Mariana, Igarapé, Nova Ponte, Rio Manso, Brumadinho and Alta Floresta (MT), to diverse audiences about 240 people; 5.3. Workshops held in Universities: - PUC Minas Betim 80 people; - UNIPAC Betim 80 people.

30 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 6. Launch of the Solar Stamp in March 5, 2008

31 CERTIFICADO Você participou da Oficina e concluiu a manufatura de seu ASBC Aquecedor Solar de Baixo Custo. Parabenizamos você pelo bom desempenho e por se tornar um(a) multiplicador(a) dos ideais do ASBC. Você está economizando e preservando o meio ambiente. CRER Betim Centro de Referência em Energias Renováveis Secretaria Municipal de Infra-Estrutura - Secretaria Adjunta de Meio Ambiente Parceria Estratégica: Secretário Adjunto de Meio Ambiente

32 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 7. Energy Efficiency at Betim s City Hall m² -Rationalization and energy co-generation thermal energy from steel mill turned into electricity for the city hall (project) -Environmental comfort natural lighting and ventilation; -Solar Energy showers and snack bars; -Use of Rain Water gardens and cleaning; -Artificial lights - low-power lamps.

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35 EXTERNAL ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED: 8. Help implementing the Energy Optimization Program, through the creation of CICE (Internal Comission on Energy Conservation) at ASMUBE (Public Servants Association of Betim) start in August 2008; 9. Lectures on Energy Saving, held on the Regional Hospital and Rosetti company November 2008; 10. Requirement for water solar heaters and rain water harvesting in all residential buildings with more then 30 units in 2008.

36 PRIZES 2nd edition of the Prize Brazil of environment JB Best National Project in Municipality with CRER Project Betim Reference Center in Renewable Energy Prize ODM Brazil 2007 Millennium Development Goals - Qualified for the second selection stage

37 PUBLICATIONS CRER Betim Horizonte Geográfico Magazine nº115/2008 Journals: O Tempo, O Tempo Betim, Betim para o Povo, JB Ecológico, Jornal da APA Sul e Folha Vale do Paraopeba; Conexão Clima - Iclei - nº5/2007 Renewables 2007 Global Status Report REN21 Tales Two Cities ICLEI, UNEP e UN-HABITAT

38 CRER BETIM ACTIONS Rede Elo - 2 nd Phase 2008/2010

39 1. PROJECTS 1.1. Solar water heaters 1.2. Biofuels in the municipality; 1.3. Biodigestors 1.4. Rainwater harvesting 1.5. Sustainable Construction;

40 1.6. Energy Efficiency; 1.7. Legal Energy; 1.8. Renovar Project; 1.9. Sustainable Transportation; From Waste to Energy.

41 From waste to raw material Perspective change Waste Does it exist? We are so technologically advanced and still throw away garbage, extracted raw material! Waste is evident. We must recycle society s garbage, rich and versatile matter!

42 Reality in Betim: Waste selective collection: - Dry waste recyclables; - Organic waste compost CRER Betim Waste Does it exist?

43 Proposal: Waste Does it exist? - Dry waste Separation using community associations and reprocessing through partnerships with co-generation technology industry (WDF Waste Derived Fuel)

44 Paper collector association in Betim - ASCAPEL

45 Waste Full reuse Proposal: - Organic waste Biotreatment, with the following results: - Biogas: Linked to the gas distribution network; - Solid bioferilizer: Used as a natural fertilizer in agriculture. - Liquid biofertilizer: Used as plague defense and nourishing fertilizing-irrigation.

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47 2. LOCAL EVENTS 2.1. Partnership signed with ICLEI May 2009; 2.2. Energy Efficiency Day in the municipality; 2.3. Solar Cities Seminar; rd International Seminar in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.

48 3. EXTERNAL EVENTS 3.1. Participation on the XVI International Workshop of CIFAL Local Governments and Climate Change Curitiba, March 2009: CRER Betim s Experience

49 Contacts Tel: Sites:

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