Using simulation to analyze renewables penetration in Brazil

Federico Cosenz, Mauricio Beltrán, Maritza Berrío-Pérez, María Isabel Bermúdez-Forero, Guillermo Orjuela-Falla, Sandra García-Blanco, Magda Juliana Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Andrea Magally Herrera-Hernández

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In the new global economy, renewable energy has become a central issue for the competitive. Renewables are the main source of the Brazilian electricity generation sector. This article analyzes the vulnerabilities of hydropower generation and wind power penetration in Brazil. The study presents the results obtained from preliminary analyses of renewable energy’s market penetration in Brazil. Simulation results show the climate variation effects on hydroelectricity generation as well as wind power penetration.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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