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    • A delicate balance in South America 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian; Bezerra, Bernardo Vieira (02/07/2008)
      This article deals with the challenges of balancing the need for hydroelectricity with the impact on the environment. Economic efficiency, energy security, and environmental sustainability are concerns that must be considered ...
    • A natural fit: electricity-gas integration challenges in South America 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Cunha, Gabriel; Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian (01/11/2014)
      South America is one of the most dynamic regions for the joint development of natural gas and electricity. Gas is abundant in the region, although unevenly distributed (see Figure 1), with significant new reserves projected ...
    • Auction approaches of long-term contracts to ensure generation investment in electricity markets: lessons from the Brazilian and Chilean experiences 

      Moreno Vieyra, Rodrigo; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Bezerra, Bernardo Vieira; Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian; Rudnick, Hugh (01/10/2010)
      The implementation of auctions of long-term electricity contracts is arising as an alternative to ensure generation investment and therefore achieve a reliable electricity supply. The aim is to reconcile generation adequacy ...
    • Balance of power 

      Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Rudnick, Hugh; Bezerra, Bernardo Vieira; Veiga Pereira, Mario (01/09/2009)
      This paper discusses the challenges in the procurement of electricity. The primary challenge faced by the countries in Latin America is to ensure sufficient capacity and investment to reliably serve their growing economies. ...
    • Creating harmony in South America 

      Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian; Rudnick, Hugh; Castro, Tarcísio (17/07/2006)
      South America is looking for ways to harmonize power supply expansion with growing environmental concerns as electricity demand increases at a fast pace. While South America contributed little to the world's total pollutant ...
    • Discussion of «Marginal pricing of transmission services: a comparative analysis of network cost allocation methods» 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Rubio Odériz, Francisco Javier; Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio (01/11/2000)
      H. Rudnick comments on the paper by F.J. Rubio-Oderiz et al. (see ibid., vol.15, no.1, p.448-54, 2000). They discuss the Stanford Energy Modeling Forum set of principles to assess the performance of transmission pricing ...
    • Distribution pricing: are we ready for the smart grid? 

      Li, Furong; Marangon Lima, Jose Wanderley; Rudnick, Hugh; Marangon Lima, Luana Medeiros; Padhy, Narayana Prasad; Brunekreeft, Gert; Reneses Guillén, Javier; Kang, Chongqing (01/07/2015)
      Energy transportation costs typically make up a quarter of consumers? electricity bills, and most of this amount (90% in the United Kingdom, 75% in Brazil and Spain, and 60% in India, for example) is due to energy ...
    • Electric energy systems: an overview 

      Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio; Rudnick, Hugh; Rivier Abbad, Michel Luis (CRC Press (Boca Ratón, Estados Unidos de América), 15/07/2018)
    • Expansion pressure: energy challenges in Brazil and Chile 

      Bezerra, Bernardo Vieira; Valenzuela Mocarquer, Luis Sebastian; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Rudnick, Hugh (01/05/2012)
      In Latin America, primary energy demand is projected to grow on average by 1.7% per year and to reach 830 million tons of oil equivalent (mtoe) by 2035, according to the International Energy Agency's 2011 World Energy ...
    • Facilitating the integration of renewables in Latin America: the role of hydropower generation and other energy storage technologies 

      Moreno Vieyra, Rodrigo; de Sa Ferreira, Rafael; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Rudnick, Hugh; Pereira Bonvallet, Eduardo (01/09/2017)
      It is well known that storage facilities can provide value to various electricity sectors through several services, which we group into five main classes.
    • Facing uncertainties: the economics of transmission networks 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto (01/07/2016)
    • Flexibility needed: challenges for future energy storage systems [Guest editorial] 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto (01/09/2017)
      The articles in this special section focus on the technologies that will support future energy storage systems. In modern power systems, we are transitioning to an increasing penetration of massive low-cost wind and solar ...
    • Flexible connections: solutions and challenges for the integration of renewables in South America 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Llarens, Daniel; Watts, David G.; de Sa Ferreira, Rafael (01/03/2012)
      Feed-in tariffs, quota systems, and auction schemes are all used to stimulate NCRE growth in South America. These methods present common challenges in terms of development, operation, and transmission. Common solutions to ...
    • International power system transmission open access experience 

      Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio; Rudnick, Hugh; Stadlin, Walter 0. (01/02/1995)
      Power system transmission open access (TOA) is continuing to change the traditional concepts and approaches to providing electric service in many nations. TOA is discussed within the context of regulated cost-of-service ...
    • Reliability in the new market structure (Part 1) 

      Read, W.S.; Newman, W.K.; Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio; Rudnick, Hugh; Gent, M.R.; Roman, A.J. (01/12/1999)
    • Reliability in the new market structure (Part 2) 

      Read, W.S.; Newman, W.K.; Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio; Rudnick, Hugh; Gent, M.R.; Roman, A.J. (01/01/2000)
    • South American reform lessons: twenty years of restructuring and reform in Argentina, Brazil and Chile 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Skerk, Carlos; Blanco, Adrián (01/07/2005)
      South America is facing important challenges in electricity supply to allow for future economic development. Current electricity market designs are being reviewed to avoid supply difficulties and couple the existing outlook ...
    • The expansion of transmission: the challenges faced in South America 

      de Sa Ferreira, Rafael; Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto (01/07/2016)
      Transmission system expansion boomed in several South American countries in the 2000s and the early 2010s. Network capacity additions were required to cope with fast-growing electricity demand, prompted by average gross ...
    • The green effect 

      Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Rudnick, Hugh; Sensfuss, Frank; Linares Llamas, Pedro (13/09/2010)
      This article contributes to the discussion by assessing some general market and economic impacts of renewable generation in some electricity markets in Spain, Germany and Latin America. The need to diversify away from ...
    • Water, water everywhere 

      Rudnick, Hugh; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto (02/07/2008)