Dec 2019
Author(s): Moita, Rodrigo; Monte, Daniel
This paper develops a dynamic model of competitive equilibrium in electricity markets with thermal, hydro and intermittent power sources. Thermal generators have positive and increasing costs and use…
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…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
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…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
Electricity loss is a key component in measuring the efficiency and financial sustainability of the power sector. It represents the difference between the amount of electricity that enters the…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
La pérdida eléctrica es un componente clave en la medición de la eficiencia y la sostenibilidad financiera del sector eléctrico. Representa la diferencia entre la cantidad de electricidad que ingresa…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime
The objective of this paper is to assesses the Central American power sector reforms and suggest an integrated framework for promoting sustainability of electricity sector reform in the six countries…
May 1996
Author(s): Dussan, Manuel
This paper analyzes the technical and economic characteristics of the electricity sector, the special conditions prevailing in the region that determine its development, the main issues that were…