Dec 2019
Author(s): Marzolf, Natacha C.; Pakhtigian, Emily L.; Burton, Eric; Jeuland, Marc; Pattanayak, Subhrendu K.; Phillips, Jonathan; Singer, Christine Eibs; Taylor, Hadley; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Cuervo, Javier; Jacome, Carlos
Global patterns in electricity access show uneven progress towards universal electrification (SDG 7). Nearly 90 percent of households lacking basic electricity access are rural. Although reaching…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Di Chiara, Lorena; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This note is a picture about the situation of the planning models in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) and the discussion of the main challenges they will be facing with the innovation behind the…
Sep 2019
Author(s): González-Mahecha, Esperanza; Lecuyer, Oskar; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Bazilian, Morgan; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has the least carbon-intensive electricity sector of any region in the world, as hydropower remains the largest source of electricity. But are existing plans…
Sep 2019
Author(s): González-Mahecha, Esperanza; Lecuyer, Oskar; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Bazilian, Morgan; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Las emisiones de CO2 del sector eléctrico en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) son más bajas que en el resto del mundo, ya que la hidroelectricidad es la principal fuente de generación en la región.…
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…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Benavides, Juan; Dussan, Manuel
Este artículo propone estrategias y medidas para enfrentar los problemas originados en los altos costos de la contratación de energía y el esquema de subsidios eléctricos de Guatemala. Las propuestas…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…