Issue 161 • May 2020

FLEXIBILITY: THE NEW RESOURCE FOR TRANSMISSION GRIDS?

Disponible solamente en inglés

OPINION

In this editorial, we show that flexibility resources at both generation and transmission levels may be an essential component of the technical and methodological improvements required for the large insertion of renewables and distributed energy resources – DER.

REGULATORY

In this section, we comment on the Covid-Account, which is being structured to provide resources to reduce the impacts of the pandemic in the sector, and on other relevant topics that emerged during the month.

WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT

In this section, we comment on the global reduction in CO2 emissions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

INTERNATIONAL

In this edition, we discuss the new Policy on Reliability, Safety, Continuity, and Quality of Mexico's National Electric System, which represents a severe blow to renewables and potentially to the country's electricity market.

INNOVATION

In this section, we comment on the efficiency of wind turbines as a function of their rotation (clockwise/counterclockwise) and location (southern/northern hemisphere).

STRUCTURAL SUPPLY ANALYSIS

It presents the updated balance of demand and structural energy supply 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.