Special Issue • January 2013

Security of supply: Structural and conjunctural


This section highlights one current and relevant issue of the electricity sector, selected by PSR for a deeper study and discussion.


A survey and an analysis of recent governmental activity on the electricity sector is made. The decisions taken and published documents are interpreted by PSR, and their impact on the sector is evaluated.


Section under the responsibility of our partner, Advocacia Waltenberg, deals with legal issues in the electricity sector, in a slightly different light from PSR.


Specifically addresses environmental issues related to the electricity sector emphasizing the monitoring of licensing processes.


Gives an overview of the electrical power system for the coming years, presenting supply and demand balances, peak power balances and forecasted flows. Issues representing risks to supply security are discussed.

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.