Dec 2013
Author(s): Bailey, Jed; Janson, Nils; Espinasa, Ramón
This study analyses the feasibility of introducing natural gas in 14 countries in the Caribbean. The current dependence on fuel oil in the countries in the Caribbean has led to high generation costs…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Tissot, Roger
This discussion paper presents a survey of the changes in Latin America's energy consumption over the last 30 years, before considering the trends that will affect the region in the coming…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Mares, David R.
This paper examines the potential for shale gas in Latin America, and the technical and institutional obstacles to the industry's development. The first part of the paper analyzes the…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Bailey, Jed
This study compares the levelized cost of electricity generated with fossil fuels (including coal, natural gas, fuel oil, and diesel) and renewable or carbon-free energy sources (including hydro,…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Zapata, Juan Antonio; Rivas, Carlos Gabriel; Melandri, Alejandro
This is the context in which this study has been designed, which proposes a discussion of the fundamentals of employing a mechanism based on the use of financial hedging instruments to mitigate the…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Zapata, Juan Antonio; Rivas, Carlos Gabriel; Melandri, Alejandro
El presente estudio propone la discusión de los fundamentos de la utilización de un mecanismo basado en el uso de instrumentos financieros de cobertura para la mitigación del impacto de la…