Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Ji, Yi; Hallack, Michelle; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Chueca, J. Enrique; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
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): Hallack, Michelle; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Net Metering (NM) policies has 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; 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): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Poveda, Martín
Esta nota técnica presenta un análisis del potencial para el uso de iluminación pública eficiente en Brasil. El análisis se enfoca en municipalidades pequeñas y medianas. Partiendo de una estimación…
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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Snyder, Virginia; Larrea, Sisi
Esta publicación describe entre otras cosas la responsabilidad de encontrar fuentes de energía alternativas y de hacer frente a la pobreza energética, particularmente en ámbitos rurales, recae…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica explora las perspectivas de desarrollo de la hidroelectricidad de Latinoamerica y el Caribe. Inicialmente, revisa el desarrollo histórico del sector hidroeléctrico en la región.…
May 2018
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Levy, Alberto; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Carlino, Hernán; Gutman, Verónica; Iezzi, Marcelo; Carlino, Micaela
Esta asignación, denominada “Examen de instrumentos económicos para la fijación de precios al carbono”, ha sido desarrollada con el objetivo último de entregar un análisis claro y comprensivo de las…
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…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Schoolderman, Ruurd; Bicer, Bulent; Valencia J., Adriana M.
The growing demand for sustainable energy drives the need for a local workforce to fulfill the demand for experienced and skilled technicians and professionals at various levels, who are capable of…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto
La Red del Futuro es un ejercicio de planificación energética independiente llevado a cabo por el BID con el objetivo de contribuir a la discusión de una integración efectiva de las energías…
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…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Rugg, Richard; Salmeri, Micol; Wedgwood, Paul
This publication is intended to help sub-national energy policy decision-makers of major Latin American cities as they look to develop and implement clean energy solutions. Our aim is to help local…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Organización Latinoamericana de Energía (OLADE)
En materia de eficiencia energética los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) presentan situaciones muy dispares. Mientras países como México y Brasil han consolidado sus marcos institucionales…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Nascimento, Gabriela; Huback, Vanessa; Schaeffer, Roberto; Lima, Lucas; Ludovique, Camila; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Lucena, André F. P.; Vasquez, Eveline; Viviescas, Cindy; Magalar, Leticia; Szklo, Alexandre; Amendola, Fabio
The analysis presented here aims to shed some light on a successful integration of variable renewable energies to electricity networks and how, despite depending on the fluctuations of the climate…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Nascimento, Gabriela; Huback, Vanessa; Schaeffer, Roberto; Lima, Lucas; Ludovique, Camila; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Lucena, André F. P.; Vasquez, Eveline; Viviescas, Cindy; Magalar, Leticia; Szklo, Alexandre; Amendola, Fabio
El análisis aquí expuesto pretende dar luces a la discusión de la integración de las energías renovables variables a las redes eléctricas y de cómo a pesar de depender de las fluctuaciones propias…
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…
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…