La Deontología Aplicada a la Política de Costo de Generación en el Ecuador

Translated title of the contribution: Deontology Applied to the Generation Cost Policy in Ecuador

Juan Carlos Muela Espinoza, Jeverson Santiago Quishpe Gaibor

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Understanding the operation of an electrical system is one of the obligations that every professional in the electrical area must know, its structure (generation, transport, distribution) are subject to operation and maintenance mechanisms associated with a tariff, which aims to compensate the costs derived by the activities carried out by the operators, in this way its full operation is guaranteed and it guarantees access to electricity by residential, commercial and industrial consumers, for these situations the setting of electricity tariffs is subject to the nature of the electricity market , that is to say, the planning that involves the dispatch of energy in the most efficient way and with the least cost and impact for the consumers, is for this planning that is inefficient and above all unreal to put into operation all the available generation capacity, because the energy as such it isn’t be stored in its entirety and indefinitely, the generating companies are obliged to plan their activities based on criteria of electricity demand, understanding as criteria to statistics, load flows, consumption rates and incidents and effects on the interconnected national system, under this context the issuance of a tariff schedule It is subject to regulations where competent entities, the so-called regulators and operators, are in charge of supervising and carrying out the pertinent actions associated with the issuance of costs, for this situation it is elementary that said entities be characterized by complete independence and, as far as possible, unconnected. any link with political parties or ideological tendencies, because as has been raised throughout history, the sector has been manipulated with ulterior motives, often favoring private companies or purely populist aims, through the purchase of consciences, through the issue of rates go Real that threaten the operation of the electrical system preventing generating resources for expansion and maintenance.
Translated title of the contributionDeontology Applied to the Generation Cost Policy in Ecuador
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalObservatorio De La Economía Latinoamericana
Issue number2018
StatePublished - 30 Sep 2018


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