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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 ...
    • 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 ...