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EPE launches a new Technical Note regarding PV projects on Brazilian Energy auctions

27/01/2020 - The new Technical Note from the series “PV Projects on Brazilian Energy Auctions” is available, including information of the Brazilian regulated market auctions from the year 2019. The document presents a summary of the source on the auctions A-4/2019 and A-6/2019, and discusses aspects of submission and technical qualification.

Brazilian Oil & Gas Industry Report 2018/2019

19/12/2019 - The following report gives an overview of the Brazilian oil and gas industry over the past months. The report addresses the setting of both the upstream and downstream, including licensing rounds, mature field production, investments, government initiatives and infrastructure projects.

LNG Regasification Terminals in Brazil - Overview of Main Projects

30/08/2019 - In the last energy auctions in Brazil, most of the successful thermoelectric projects considered natural gas thermoelectric plants linked to LNG terminals in their business model. This alternative has proven to be one of the most competitive for hiring new energy.

PDE 2027 – The Ten-Year Energy Expansion Plan 2027

19/07/2019 - The Ten-Year Energy Expansion Plan (henceforth, PDE as in its Portuguese acronym) is an annual informative document elaborated by the EPE under the guidelines and support of the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The main objective of the PDE 2027 is to indicate the perspectives of the expansion of the energy industry in the horizon up to 2027, from the government's point of view.

EPE launches the Technical Note "Demand Response: Concepts, Regulatory Aspects and Energy Planning

09/07/2019 - In an effort to consider every resource available to the Brazilian Power System, EPE launches the Technical Note "Demand Response: Concepts, Regulatory Aspects and Energy Planning". Demand response brings to power consumers greater control, knowledge and management over their energy consumption in response to supply conditions, no longer having a secondary role in this market and starting to have an active participation in the future of the energy system.

Brazilian Electricity Auctions in 2018 - Presenting the results and how they influence energy planning studies

28/12/2018 - In 2018, the Ministry of Mines and Energy conducted four electricity auctions, two New Energy Auctions (“A-4” and “A-6”) and two Existing Energy Auctions (“A-1” and “A-2”). The objective of New Energy Auctions is supplying the regulated market (captive consumers), providing long term energy contracts for power generators. In the case of Existing Energy Auctions, they must contract energy from power plants already developed and in operation, mainly for short contract term.

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