Dec 2019
Author(s): Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Nogales, Adelaida; Tolmasquim, Mauricio; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region holds a comfortable leading place in terms of the share of renewables in the electricity generation matrix, mainly due to the share of hydropower…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Nogueira, Manoel Fernandes Martins; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
O objetivo deste estudo é estimar o custo de oportunidade da energia hidrelétrica perdida no sistema elétrico brasileiro, seja por desligamentos forçados ou desligamentos programados. Para tanto, o…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Nogueira, Manoel Fernandes Martins; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Este estudio tiene por objetivo estimar el costo de oportunidad de la energía hidroeléctrica que se pierde en el sistema eléctrico brasilero, ya sea por paradas forzadas o por paradas programadas.…
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…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
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…
May 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
La presente publicación tiene por objetivo evaluar la introducción del gas natural como opción energética en Centroamérica en base a la estimación de la demanda potencial, análisis de estrategias y…
May 2017
Author(s): Pastor, Cinthya; Serebrisky, Tomás; Alberti, Juan; González, Aldo; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
El presente documento busca analizar más allá de cuánto invertir en infraestructura, el cómo financiar la inversión privada en infraestructura en tres países de ALC. En particular se busca…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Echevarría, Carlos; Jesurun-Clements, Nancy; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique; Trujillo, Carlos
En 2016 se cumplieron veinte años de la firma del Tratado Marco del Mercado Eléctrico de América Central (1996) por los Presidentes de las seis naciones del Istmo Centroamericano, así como cuarenta…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Echevarría, Carlos; Monge Guevara, Guillermo
En contraposición con el modelo de expansión tradicional de los sistemas eléctricos, basados en generación centralizada, la generación distribuida (GD) se perfila como un nuevo paradigma disruptor…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan; Janson, Nils; Espinasa, Ramón; Humpert, Malte
This paper focuses on how the Eastern Caribbean can achieve its unrealized sustainable energy potential, where: "Eastern Caribbean" means Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Porcar, Beatriz; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Sawada, Emilio; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Punta del Tigre Combined-Cycle Power Generation Project B (PTB) in Uruguay. Envisionis a unique system that assesses the sustainability of…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Levy, Alberto
2016 will surely be the hottest year since records began in the 19th century. The increase will be very close to the target set in the Paris Agreement to avoid an increase in global temperature by 1.…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Gonzalez Torres, Camila; Sucre, Carlos
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 2016
Author(s): Larrea, Sylvia Virginia; Binato, Silvio; Provenzano, Dario; Jeifetz, Carlos
The objective of this study is to assess the potential for electrical interconnection of power systems in the Arco Norte region of South America, which consists of the countries of Guyana, Suriname,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Larrea, Sylvia Virginia; Fontes, Sergio Wilson Ferraz; Cruz, Lucio; Bernardo, Antonio Manuel Pereira
Furnas fue creada por el decreto nº 41.066, de 28 de febrero de 1957, paraconstruir y operar la primera central hidroeléctrica de gran tamaño en Brasil,
así como el sistema de transmisión…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Larrea, Sylvia Virginia; Fontes, Sergio Wilson Ferraz; Cruz, Lucio; Bernardo, Antonio Manuel Pereira
Furnas foi criada pelo Decreto nº 41.066, de 28 de fevereiro de 1957, para construir e operar a primeira usina hidrelétrica de grande porte no Brasil, bem como o sistema de transmissão a ela…
Feb 2016
Author(s): 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…
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…