Dec 2021
Author(s): Bailey, Jed;Carvajal, Paola;García Fernández, Javier;Gischler, Christiaan;Henriquez, Carlos;Minoja, Livia
The Caribbean islands are among the 25 most-vulnerable nations in terms of disasters per-capita or land area, and climate change is only expected to intensify these vulnerabilities. The loss caused…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Bailey, Jed;Carvajal, Paola;García Fernández, Javier;Gischler, Christiaan;Henriquez, Carlos;Minoja, Livia
The Caribbean islands are among the 25 most-vulnerable nations in terms of disasters per-capita or land area, and climate change is only expected to intensify these vulnerabilities. The loss caused…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Bailey, Jed;Carvajal, Paola;García Fernández, Javier;Gischler, Christiaan;Henriquez, Carlos;Minoja, Livia
The Caribbean islands are among the 25 most-vulnerable nations in terms of disasters per-capita or land area, and climate change is only expected to intensify these vulnerabilities. The loss caused…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Johnston, Sweyn;McGlynn, John;Prado, Veronica R.;Williams, Joseph
This publication assesses the potential for deployment of the leading Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) technologies including Fixed Offshore Wind, Floating Offshore Wind, Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Medina, Noelia;Scarone, Martín;Sierra, Wilson;Coopman, Martijn;Correa, Cecilia;González, María José;Irrazabal, Gonzalo
De acuerdo con el último informe del Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático publicado en 2021, se están produciendo cambios climáticos sin precedentes. El informe establece…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Boeck Daza, Eric Fernando;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Montanez, Leopoldo
The Electrokit is an initiative created by the IDB to strengthen transformation and continuous improvement of electric utilities in the LAC region. The Electrokit is organized in 16 activities that…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Boeck Daza, Eric Fernando;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Montanez, Leopoldo
The Electrokit is an initiative created by the IDB to strengthen transformation and continuous improvement of electric utilities in the LAC region. The Electrokit is organized in 16 activities that…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Ravillard, Pauline;Chueca, J. Enrique;Weiss, Mariana;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
As countries progress in their energy transitions, new investments have the potential to create employment. This is crucial, as countries enter their post-pandemic recovery phase. An opportunity also…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Boeck Daza, Eric Fernando;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Snyder, Virginia;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Montanez, Leopoldo
The Electrokit is an initiative created by the IDB to strengthen transformation and continuous improvement of electric utilities in the LAC region. It follows international standards that…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Sanin, Maria Eugenia;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
El sector eléctrico se enfrenta a grandes cambios de innovación y uso de tecnologías en los procesos de todo el sistema eléctrico, desencadenados por la conocida Industria 4.0 que están generando la…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Ravillard, Pauline;Sanin, Maria Eugenia;Carvajal, Franco;Daltro, Yuri;Chueca, J. Enrique;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Entre el 2000 y el 2019, se observaron mejoras en la continuidad del suministro eléctrico en los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). A partir de una muestra de 143 distribuidoras eléctricas,…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Alberti, Juan;Correa, Cecilia;Malagón, Edwin;Sawada, Emilio;Baldivieso, Héctor;Rocha, Gabriel dos Santos Cruz
In the next decades, the evolution of the power sector in the region will be based on a combination of large-scale and centralized power plants, distributed generation, and even isolated microgrids.…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alvarez Alonso, Oliverio;Afonso, Noé;Pontes, Alfonso;Correa, Cecilia;Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto
Varias empresas del sector eléctrico están desarrollando iniciativas relacionadas con modelos de negocio innovadores. En este marco, el BID organizó un ciclo de talleres virtuales con entidades de…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Tolmasquim, Mauricio;Cadena, Medardo
Promover la reactivación económica de América Latina y el Caribe es una de las principales apuestas de los gobiernos, y constituye un espacio en el que el sector energético puede hacer grandes…
Jul 2021
Author(s): González-Salas, Alberto;Murcia Pascual, Paula;Alvarez Alonso, Oliverio;De Muguerza, Enrique;Madrigal, Marcelino
This monograph aims to provide a guideline regarding the development of an electric mobility charging infrastructure ecosystem and the necessary actions to be taken by policy makers to promote its…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Sánchez Úbeda, Eugenio Francisco;Portela González, José;Muñoz San Roque, Antonio;Chueca, J. Enrique;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
En esta monografía, se presenta un análisis del impacto de la pandemia en términos de demanda eléctrica comparándolo con un modelo de un año habitual para cada uno de los países seleccionados. Esto…
May 2021
Author(s): Legena, Henry;McKenzie, Brittney;Goodridge, Aria;Pivott, Karyl;Austin, Joshua;Lynch, Kristen;Spencer, Shamika;Cox, Felicia;Holder, Nikolai;Murray, Renique;Prado, Veronica R.;Ravillard, Pauline
This paper presents an alternative to the current use of gasoline and diesel for transportation in Barbados. By relying on experimental evidence, it shows that biomethane emanating from the…
May 2021
Author(s): Graham, Nate;Malagón, Edwin;Viscidi, Lisa;Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy storage can bring many benefits to electricity systems, including enhanced grid reliability, efficiency, and flexibility. It will also be a key enabler of mass decarbonization and climate…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel;San Vicente Portes, Luis;Guerrero, Santiago
Within an industrial setting, what would ones conjecture be about the relation between Energy Intensity (EI) and productivity? Could higher Energy use be associated to more capital intensive…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Pérez Urdiales, María;Yépez-García, Ariel;Tolmasquim, Mauricio;Alatorre, Claudio;Rasteletti, Alejandro;Stampini, Marco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
La transición energética es clave para la generación de empleos y para una recuperación económica sostenible en el período pospandemia. Las inversiones sostenibles para fomentar la transición…