Apr 2020
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Planas, Alexandra; Goldenberg, Federico; Márquez, Fidel
Las medidas tomadas por gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe en el contexto del COVID-19, con el objetivo de garantizar el servicio de electricidad, tienen un impacto financiero. Las consecuencias…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Viscidi, Lisa; Yépez-García, Ariel
Auctions are a leading tool for facilitating clean energy investment. Latin America has been at the forefront of using auctions to develop renewable energy capacity. Some of the worlds first…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Con el rápido crecimiento energético ocurrido en los últimos 40 años, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha mantenido un aumento constante de las necesidades de electricidad, que se…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Chueca, J. Enrique; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Net Metering (NM) policies have been widely used as a mechanism to allow the inclusion of distributed generation (DG) resources in the energy system, especially the adoption of solar photovoltaic…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Chueca, J. Enrique; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Las políticas de medición neta (MN) se han empleado ampliamente como un mecanismo para permitir la inclusión de recursos de generación distribuida (GD) en el sistema de energía, en especial, la…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Marchán, Estefanía; Espinasa, Ramón; Yépez-García, Ariel
This report quantifies the effect of energy prices and subsidies in Latin America and the Caribbean and finds that discretionary price-setting mechanisms often lead to expensive, inefficient, and…