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Electricity regulation for isolated rural areas in Guatemala

P. Linares J.J. Sánchez K. Dietrich A. López-Peña

January 2008 - July 2009

Funding entity Energía Sin Fronteras

Participated by Instituto Nacional de Electricidad de Guatemala, Comisión Nacional de Energía, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Mercados EMI, AECI, Centro Nacional de Energías Renovables (CENER), Universidad Rafael Landívar, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)

The objective of this project is to facilitate access to electricity services for the population living in isolated rural areas in Guatemala. To that end, IIT has developed a basic regulation proposal, and has analyzed the economic regime associated to this proposal. The final results have been discussed with the relevant stakeholders in Guatemala.

    Research topics:
  • *Energy markets design and regulation
  • *Analysis of sustainable energy policies