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Brazil energy markets outlook 2014 - power

Brazil energy markets outlook 2014 - power

Report summary

The dominance of hydro generation in Brazil's power sector poses unique issues.  Every 2-7 years Brazil suffers a drought caused by the El Niño weather event meaning hydro generation falls and thermal generation must meet the shortfall.  Until recently, bagasse and biomass (considered an ‘other solid fuel' or OSF in this analysis) was the second most important power source in Brazil.  Bagasse is a sugar cane by-product of ethanol production.  The harvest of sugar cane coincides with...

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Due to their sensitivity to political events and the global economy, energy demand and trade remain extremely volatile. The rapidly changing cost environment for hydrocarbon production and renewable energy, combined with energy policy changes, means the fuel mix in energy markets can be unpredictable at best. Further complicating the outlook is the transition and pace of the energy-intensive developing world from industrial to services-based economic growth, supporting the growing need for power generation.

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  • Executive summary
  • Market structure
    • Organisation
    • Major electricity players - generation and transmission
      • Eletrobrás
      • ONS
      • Tractebel Energía
      • AES Brasil
    • Major electricity companies - distribution
    • Privatisation and M&A
  • Policy and regulation
    • Independent Regulator - ANEEL
  • Prices
  • Infrastructure
    • Planned infrastructure
  • Demand
  • Supply
    • Production
    • Hydro projects
    • Nuclear
    • Thermal and other generation projects
  • Trade

In this report there are 18 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Market structure
    • Major electricity players - distribution (2012)
    • Map of Brazilian geo-electric regions
  • Policy and regulation
  • Prices
    • Prices: Table 1
  • Infrastructure
    • National transmission system (2014)
    • International connections
    • Electricity infrastructure map
  • Demand
    • Electricity demand (2005 - 2035)
    • Electricity demand by sector (2012)
    • Electricity demand (2005 - 2035)
  • Supply
    • Supply: Table 1
    • Supply: Table 2
    • Electricity output by fuel (2012)
    • Electricity output by fuel (2005 - 2035)
    • Fuel inputs to power generation (2005 - 2035)
    • Hydro potential (MW-year)
    • Nuclear power plants
  • Trade
    • Trade: Table 1
    • Electricity trade (2005 - 2035)
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