To carry out good asset management, it is important to understand the regulations that operate in the sector. In the case of energy, there is a clear trend towards innovation and use of technology in search of a clean and renewable matrix.
Do you know what a reserve energy auction is? In Brazil, auctions are the main form of contracting energy. Through them, concessionaires, licensees and authorized to distribute electricity ensure market service in the Regulated Contracting Environment (ACR). The auctions are carried out by the Electric Energy Trading Chamber (CCEE), by delegation from the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL).
In force since 2009, the old gas law established norms for the exploration of economic activities of transport, import, export, processing, regasification and commercialization. However, the law prevented the development of the natural gas market, as a single company, Petrobras, held a monopoly in several segments of the gas chain.
Do you know what shared generation is? Normative Resolution No. 482, created by the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), published in 2012, created rules for the segment of distributed generation in Brazil. Then, in 2015, through Normative Resolution 687, the standard received some changes that facilitated consumer adherence. It increased the term for using energy credits and resetting the power of the systems.
LNG is rated to be the source of transition in Brazil and the world. According to EPE, the supply growth in the country is expected to grow 45% in the next decade.
The Brazilian energy sector has the characteristic of being predominantly renewable, with the water matrix being the main source. It corresponds to 60% of the installed capacity in the country, but, in recent years, investments in wind, solar and biomass generation have been expanding the sector's possibilities.
Brazil is a country with a high potential for energy production, reaching 20 times greater than all current production. Thus, intensifying investment in solar energy is essential to develop the sector.