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IPP Experience in the Brazilian Electricity Market, The
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Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Working Paper #53

October 2005

The Brazilian energy sector reform followed a textbook model from early 1990s Latin America - specifically Chile and Argentina - premised on introducing competition to the wholesale power market while maintaining monopolies in transmission and distribution. The textbook electricity reform model also established an independent system operator and independent regulator to oversee system management. Brazil began its power sector reform by privatizing distribution, followed by generation and transmission.

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