In this Editorial, we discuss whether base load gas-fired thermoelectric plants are attractive to the Brazilian power system in pure economic and supply reliability terms, and we show that the key to the efficient insertion of these plants is their economic competitiveness compared to other generation options for supplying same services to the electricity sector.
In this section, we discuss the regulation of the “GSF Law” (Law No. 14.052, which alters the original law on the renegotiation of hydrological risk) and other relevant topics.
In this section, we comment on the efficiency of some international water markets and the challenges for good water resource management.
Because of the presidential elections in the United States of America, in this section, we discuss the two main presidential candidates' energy policies: Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
In this section, we comment on the expected growth in the use of air conditioning in the coming decades and the challenges related to combating climate change.
It presents the updated balance of demand and structural energy supply for the coming years and our traditional delay meter.