Generation Professionals Group
The Generation Professionals Group is for utility professionals who work in biomass, coal, gas/oil, hydro, natural gas, or nuclear power generation fields.
- Aug 24, 2022 8:55 am GMT
Imagine a scenario in which all consumers install solar systems to meet their electric energy needs.
During the day they would produce surpluses that are exported to the local public electricity grid so that at night they could import their needs.
This is how the accounting is done, per kWh transacted ("net metering").
But... there is no viability for the public energy network. There is no income to amortize its investments and operating and maintenance costs throughout its value chain, including generation, transmission and distribution.
In other words, the public electric grid is used to make solar energy viable but has no remuneration!
What has been done so far in Brazil? These revenues that no longer exist are offset by tariff increases for all. That is to say that the more solar is introduced, the greater the cost of those that do not install solar.
The challenge increases as solar takes a larger share of the power matrix.
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