Electric-energy latest publications

February 8, 2021

Mexico | Amendments to Electricity Law come at a cost to cheaper, cleaner energy sources

Although renewables such as solar and wind power can pose problems with intermittency, dispatching the most expensive and most polluting electricity first is not the answer.

January 7, 2021

Mexico | Flexibility in the national electrical system and renewable energy are compatible

The causes of the blackout are still being analyzed, I consider that the solution to the problem consists of making the electrical system more flexible given the share of variable renewable energy in the grid and not by reducing the generation from these clean sources of electricity due to the lack of enough flexibility.

December 29, 2020

Impact of COVID in Spain with data on mobility, electricity demand and card expenditure

BBVA, Iberdrola and Telefónica have joined forces to analyze the consequences of the first wave of COVID-19 - between March and August 2020 - on household spending, electricity consumption and mobility.