Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Chile, presenting the case study of Upasol.
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Climate change presents huge challenges for humankind. Yet within these challenges lie myriad opportunities for people of all ages, including professional opportunities in exciting, influential…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
El cambio climático y sus implicaciones para la vida en el planeta presenta enormes desafíos para la humanidad. Hay mucho por hacer y con estos retos también surgen también una serie de oportunidades…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
Electricity loss is a key component in measuring the efficiency and financial sustainability of the power sector. It represents the difference between the amount of electricity that enters the…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
La pérdida eléctrica es un componente clave en la medición de la eficiencia y la sostenibilidad financiera del sector eléctrico. Representa la diferencia entre la cantidad de electricidad que ingresa…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Willmott, Julia; Costello, E. Allison; Gordon, Caleb; Forcey, Greg; Casto, Sean; Beaulac, Genevieve; Pilla, Ernani
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has seen its portfolio of wind power projects increase substantially, a trend which is expected to continue. This report is intended to provide expert…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime
The objective of this paper is to assesses the Central American power sector reforms and suggest an integrated framework for promoting sustainability of electricity sector reform in the six countries…
May 1996
Author(s): Dussan, Manuel
This paper analyzes the technical and economic characteristics of the electricity sector, the special conditions prevailing in the region that determine its development, the main issues that were…