Issue 190 • October 2022

A SPOTLIGHT TO TARIFF (DE/IN)CREASES (PART 2)

OPINION

We bring a continuation of the May Editorial, analyzing the problems that structurally burden the country's tariffs, through a prospective diagnosis, with qualitative and quantitative aspects. Furthermore, we present proposals for measures capable of reducing present inefficiencies and avoiding new inefficiencies for the future, especially in the context of retail market liberalization.

REGULATORY

In this section, we discuss the CP 139/2022 opened by the MME, which aims to analyze the contracts resulting from the Simplified Competitive Procedure, in addition to other relevant topics.

WATER RESOURCES

This section discusses adaptations needed in hydropower development with climate change.

ESG

In this section, we comment on water, climate and the energy transition to decarbonization.

INTERNATIONAL

In this section, we discuss CREG Resolution 143/2021, which proposes changes in the design of the Colombian market, with emphasis on the implementation of a multi-settlement dispatch mechanism.

EUROPEAN CRISIS MONITOR

In this month's monitor, we look at natural gas imports from the European Union.

INNOVATION

In this section, we talk about a new process that converts carbon dioxide into ethylene (used in the manufacture of plastic products).

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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Electronically published since 2006, the PSR Energy Report is a monthly newsletter developed by PSR, whose main objective is to present a comprehensive and current analysis of regulatory, legal issues, water resources and environment and supply of the electricity sector in Brazil.