The carbon market emerged in 1997, at COP 3, in Japan. It was with the Kyoto Protocol that the first rules for regulated markets and the permission to create voluntary markets were instituted. Since then, countries have joined the market and created their own initiatives.
The possible suspension of readjustments in the electricity sector has been causing uncertainty in the market. Due to the shortage of rains that occurred in 2020 and 2021, the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) released new increases in energy rates.
Debentures are a means of raising financial resources. See what Infrastructure Debentures are and their impact on the electricity sector.
The consumption reduction program aims to reduce energy costs, especially during peak hours. See the points of the proposal. With the lack of historical rain and the reservoirs getting lower, the Federal Government created a program to reduce consumption.
According to the Climate Finance Center at the Imperial College Business School, renewable energy has generated significantly greater returns over the past ten years than fossil fuels. The ratio is seven times more, 422.7% for renewable energy against 59% for fossil fuels.
In September, the Nova A-5 energy auction of 2021 will be held. The highlight goes to the registered RSU energy recovery projects, which applied 12 projects with 315 MW. In total, 1,694 projects were registered, totaling 93.9 GW of supply.