In this issue we analyze several important issues for the new energy auctions, including: (i) unrealistic deadlines for construction of projects; (ii) the imbroglio of transmission delays; and (iii) the incomplete fulfillment of anticipated demand. Although some of these issues have been discussed separately in previous ER issues, the ﬁentire body of workﬂ is worrisome.
This section discusses the following topics: (1) average price of newly contracted energy in A-5; and (2) the now traditional AP-FEST (festival of ANEEL Public Hearings in the last days of the year).
This section aims to analyze, within the electricity sector, two controversial issues - the aggravation of contested decisions (ﬁreformatio in pejusﬂ) and the exercise by ANEEL (delegator) of activities delegated to State agencies.
The subject of this section is the importance of integrated planning of river basins, focusing on Tapajós river basin.
This section presents an updated overview of electric energy supply in Brazil, through structural balances of energy (with and without friction factors) and of peak, developed by PSR.