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Electricity Markets and Regulation

Helping Market and System Operators and Regulating Authorities define tariffs according to network usage and incentive systems, guaranteeing a high quality service. Evaluating expansion plans and plans to strengthen transport and distribution systems and expansion plans for production systems in a market environment.

At the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) we have a history of conducting consultancy services and research studies in Electricity Markets that enables us to consistently support state authorities and companies in the energy sector. We have solid competencies in the following areas:  

  • Modelling Market and System Operator activity;
  • Conducting studies on cost allocation for electricity grid users including short and long-term marginal cost methods and estimating for marginal compensation;
  • Defining service quality indexes and their respective standards;
  • Defining methodologies for regulating authorities to evaluate network expansion plans;
  • Evaluating the impact of uncertainties on the cost of energy generation and power loads for electrical energy producing strategies; 
  • Problem modelling for power system expansion in a market environment;
  • Evaluating plans for investments in new equipment for grids;
  • Supporting tariff regulation for loss adjustment in electricity grids.


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