Garcia, Ricardo Wesley Salles

Researcher, Transmission Lines & Equipment Dept., Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL), Brazil

Garcia, Ricardo Wesley Salles

Researcher, Transmission Lines & Equipment Dept., Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL), Brazil

Biography

Using Environmental Parameters to Create Pollution Maps for Power Utilities: Experience in Brazil

Mr. Garcia received his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and MSc in High Voltage Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University. Since 1985, he has worked in the Transmission Lines and Equipment Department at Brazil’s Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL). His research activities are related to ageing and pollution tests on insulators as well as live line maintenance of overhead transmission lines. He is Chairman of the Brazilian Cigré Working Group for Insulators and also active in various international WGs.

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