Dec 2018
Author(s): Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Mendes e Costa, Roberta; Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Vazquez, Miguel
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Barnes, Douglas F.; Samad, Hussain; Rivas, Salvador
Energy access is an essential prerequisite for economic, social, and human development. The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explicitly recognized affordable and clean energy…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Díaz Cassou, Javier; Tejada, Jesús
En el presente documento se presenta una estimación del impacto macroeconómico de la reforma energética emprendida en Ecuador durante la pasada década. El análisis enfatiza los efectos que sobre las…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document addresses the main challenges of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), as well as the role that the private sector must play in the process of overcoming these…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento aborda los principales retos que se presentan en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el sector energético y el papel que deberá tener el sector privado en el proceso de superación de…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Levy, Alberto; Anaya, Fernando; Vieira de Carvalho, Arnaldo
La elevada dependencia de la generación hidráulica de Centroamérica conlleva riesgos al suministro de electricidad que son difíciles de mitigar. Aunque esta dependencia ha disminuido progresivamente…
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…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Doyle, Morgan
En un sector eléctrico público y verticalmente integrado, como es el caso de Ecuador, el control de las pérdidaseléctricas en el Sistema Nacional de Distribución ha sido uno de los temas centrales de…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Echevarría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, INE pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la implementación de sus proyectos y las lecciones aprendidas a…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Audoly, Richard; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Guivarch, Céline; Pfeiffer, Alexander
This paper covers three policy-relevant aspects of the carbon content of electricity that are well established among integrated assessment models but under-discussed in the policy debate. First,…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Serebrisky, Tomás
Energy is essential in our daily life. The world we know and live in today simply cannot function without it. This report intends to answer how much energy is likely to be needed in countries across…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Serebrisky, Tomás
La Energía es esencial para nuestra vida cotidiana. El mundo que conocemos y en el que vivimos hoy, simplemente no puede funcionar sin ella. Este informe tiene la intención de responder a la…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Multiconsult y Cia. Ltda.
In 2013, Nicaragua ranked third in Latin America for investments in renewable energy. This was because Nicaragua's energy composition had a high level of renewable sources and investments in…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Horta Nogueira, L.A.; Haddad, J.; Borges da Silva, L.E.; Lambert-Torres, Germano
The Brazilian continental dimensions and diversified natural resources are proportional to the challenges to develop its infrastructure sustainably and supply proper public services to more than 200…