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Scholarly Publications

The Obsolescing Bargain Redux: Foreign Investment in the Electric Power Sector in Developing Countries

December 2006

As part of PESD's ongoing research on power sector reform, the program has focused on the special role of independent power projects (IPPs).

IPP Study Case Selection and Project Outcomes: An Additional Note

October 2006

During 2004-06, the Program on Energy & Sustainable Development undertook a study of the experience of independent power producers ("IPPs") in developing countries.

IPP Experience in the Brazilian Electricity Market, The

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...

Other Publications

The Effects of Power Sector Reform on Energy Services for the Poor

December 2005

This report examines the connections, if any, between efforts to enhance development through electrification of the world's poorest households with the parallel efforts to introduce market forces...

News

David Hults, PESD Research Fellow, Speaks on Latin American Oil Companies

November 2008

David Hults addressed the Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford where he discussed energy policy for three Latin American countries, Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela-- within the context of a...

PESD Participates in Seminar on Atlantic Basin Natural Gas Markets

August 2006

PESD co-sponsors a seminar with collaborators at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to examine the shift to LNG in South America.

PESD Director David Victor addresses chaotic world of energy policy

May 2006

The world's energy system seems to have come unhinged. Oil is trading at record high prices because demand keeps rising even as supplies become unreliable.