Issue 189 • September 2022

THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT (IRA): BENEFITS, OBSTACLES, AND OPPORTUNITIES

OPINION

In this editorial, PSR analyzes the structure of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and discusses some paths for the Brazilian energy transition according to the objectives and incentives of this program.

REGULATORY

This section discusses Ordinance No. 50/2022, which deals with the total opening of the free energy market in Brazil, in addition to other relevant topics.

WATER RESOURCES

We comment on the importance of research on changes in flow rates at SIN hydroelectric plants.

ESG

The ESG section addresses socio-environmental governance in electricity generation and discusses how to minimize hydroelectric licensing time without compromising its quality.

INTERNATIONAL

In this section, we discuss the results of Chile’s last long-term energy auction.

EUROPEAN CRISIS MONITOR

In this new temporary section, we analyze the current situation of natural gas supply in Europe.

INNOVATION

This section presents technological solutions that allow cooling without the use of electrical energy.

STRUCTURAL SUPPLY ANALYSIS

We present the updated demand and structural energy supply balance for the coming years and our traditional “delay meter”

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Publicado electrónicamente desde 2006, el Energy Report es un boletín mensual desarrollado por PSR cuyo principal objetivo es presentar un análisis completo y actual de las cuestiones reglamentarias, legales, los recursos hídricos y el medio ambiente y la oferta del sector eléctrico en Brasil.