Impacts in the Brazilian power system due to modeling simplifications

Tomás Gutierrez, PhD student at DEI and researcher at LAMPS, receives an Honorable Mention as a prominent student at the V EPPGEP of ANPEPRO

Tomás was awarded at the 5th Research and Postgraduate Meeting in Production Engineering (EPPGEP), held virtually on September 10, for his article “Can Asset Allocation Limits Determine Portfolio Risk-Return Profiles […]

Workshop ENEVA Comercializadora + LAMPS/PUC-Rio – Hourly Price: Video and Presentation

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Workshop ENEVA Comercializadora + LAMPS/PUC-Rio – Hourly Price: Expectations, challenges, and opportunities

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The recordings of the “II Workshop on Market Design LAMPS / PUC-Rio” are now available

Last January, LAMPS filled the RDC Auditorium for its II Workshop on Market Designs. It is then with great pleasure that we now share the recordings of the event. In […]

“Tool developed by LAMPS may help ANEEL to more accurately measure the impact of covid-19 in the economic rebalancing processes of distributors”

Yesterday, Canal Energia published an article entitled “PUC-Rio: social isolation reduced consumption by 6.19 average GW”, addressing the tool developed by LAMPS that measures the impact of social isolation on […]

III LAMPS/PUC-Rio Workshop on Market Design: The Introduction of Hourly Price in the Brazilian Power Sector

Last Tuesday, June 25th, LAMPS held its III Workshop on Market Design, this time online, with the virtual presence of over 600 participants. Watch the whole event here, at the […]

Quantificando os Efeitos da COVID-19 no Consumo de Energia Elétrica Brasileiro

Prof. Alexandre Street, André Gutierrez, Prof. Davi Valladão, Erica Telles, Guilherme Bodin e Pedro Leite, "Quantificando os Efeitos da COVID-19 no Consumo de Energia Elétrica Brasileiro", Canal Energia, Maio 2020. [Download]

As novas componentes do preço da energia elétrica de 2021 (portuguese only)

Alexandre Street, Valor Econômico, 14/04/2020. Download the [PDF]

Forecasts for the number of reported cases and deaths due to COVID-19 in Brasil

This is an initiative of Prof. Alexandre Street (Electrical Engineering department at PUC-Rio), Davi Valladão (Industrial Engineering department at PUC-Rio), Eduardo Zilberman (Department of Economics at PUC-Rio), Gabriel Vasconcelos (University of California, […]

StateSpaceModels.jl: Package developed by LAMPS researchers reaches 50 stars on github

The package StateSpaceModels.jl, developed by Raphael Saavedra, Guilherme Bodin, and Mario Souto, has recently reached the milestone of 50 stars on github. Given the popularity of the Julia Language is […]

Electricity Market Design at PUC-Rio: Workshop on Market Designs and Price Offerings with Luiz Barroso (PSR Consulting, Brazil) and Francisco Muñoz (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile) on January 22.

Every year, the course on Electric Power Economics, taught by Prof. Alexandre Street at the Postgraduate Program in Electrical Engineering of PUC-Rio, promotes a workshop open to the external community.  […]

Optimization Workshop at UFRJ in November

LAMPS team participated in the optimization event promoted by UFRJ with presentations by Prof. David Michel Valladão and the researcher Joaquim Dias Garcia. Davi Valladão spoke about his paper entitled […]

First meeting of Julia users and developers in Rio de Janeiro

Last October, LAMPS organized, at PUC-Rio, the first meeting of Julia users and developers in Rio de Janeiro, which featured six excellent presentations. “A linguagem Julia e sua comunidade no […]

LAMPS at IMPA

Last September, the researcher Mario Souto presented the paper entitled "Exploiting Low-Rank Structure in Semidefinite Programming by Approximate Operator Splitting" at the XIII Brazilian Workshop on Continuous Optimization, held at […]

Research developed at LAMPS has a direct impact on changes in pension funds in Chile

The work of Prof. Davi Valladão and Tomás Guitierrez, both researchers at LAMPS, developed in collaboration with the Professors Bernardo Pagnocelli, from Adolfo Ibáñez University, and Arturo Cifuentes, from Chile […]

Can current market designs keep up with new technologies? A take on the article “The Three Waves of U.S. Reforms,” written by Benjamin F. Hobbs e Shmuel S. Oren.

By Luíza Bastos Ribeiro and Marina Dietze The latest issue of IEEE power & energy magazine, published earlier this year, features the article entitle “The Three Waves of U.S. Reforms,” […]

Next Wednesday, Marcelo Ruas presents his thesis, entitled “Quantile-based time series models for renewable generation probabilistic forecasting”

Marcelo Ruas, researcher at LAMPS and post-graduate student of the Electrical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio, presents his doctoral thesis at 2 PM on Wednesday, April 17, at DEE (room 401 […]

Research developed at LAMPS/PUC-Rio in partnership with Clapes UC and The Adolfo Ibáñez University is cited in La Tercera, in an article on the Chilean private pension system

Moved by the debate on the pension reform ocurring in Chile, Pulso, the business supplement of the mass-circulation newspaper La Tercera, published today a news story on the incompatibility between […]

On the Brazilian Electricity Market and the Need for Institutional Restructuring: article published today in Valor Econômico

By Alexandre Street, coordinator of LAMPS O modelo operativo atualmente em vigor no setor elétrico brasileiro tem como pressuposto a coordenação centralizadas dos recursos energéticos pelo Operador Nacional do Sistema, […]

PUC and Energisa teams get together to discuss the results of the MUST contracting process in 2018

On January 23 and 24, LAMPS once again welcomed the Energisa staff allocated to the R&D project in development by our team. This time, we met to discuss the results […]

(Português do Brasil) Workshop sobre desenhos de mercado de eletricidade com Francisco Muñoz

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Monitoring and evaluation metrics (only in Portuguese)

The content of this post is only available in Portuguese... O artigo "Métricas de avaliação e monitoramento" foi publicado no Canal Energia, na seção OPERAÇÃO SISTEMA INTERLIGADO - no dia 15 de janeiro […]

Workshop on market design applied to power systems on January 17-18 with Francisco Muñoz (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile)

Invited by Prof. Alexandre Street, Muñoz will present a tutorial on market design with focus on the electric power industry. The event will be held as part of the course […]

PowerModels.jl Library in Focus

On November 1st, Guilherme Bodin, student of the Electrical Engineering Department and researcher at LAMPS, presented a series of features from the PowerModels.jl library. This tool, developed in Julia, was […]

LAMPS at the COMPLEX ENERGY SYSTEMS WORKSHOP, on November 22nd in Santiago, Chile

Professor Street participates as keynote speaker in the CES Wokshop on November 22nd. Invited by Dr. Rodrigo Moreno (University of Chile), Alexandre Street (PUC-Rio), Goran Strbac (Imperial College) and Daniel […]

(Português do Brasil) Em setembro foi realizada etapa de testes do P&D PUC-Rio/Energisa: Contratação do MUST sob incertezas de geração renovável

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LAMPS and the Energisa Group at SPBO 2018

This month, on August 6-9, PUC-Rio held the fiftieth edition of SBPO, the Brazilian Symposium on Operational Research. Our team contributed with 8 papers on issues ranging from financial strategies […]

Thursday, Prof. Álvaro Veiga will present his research entitled “Boosting smooth transition decision trees for partial effect estimation”

The presentation will be held tomorrow, August 23, at 2 PM in the Multimeios room of the Electrical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio*. "In the lectue, we will introduce a new […]

On Thursday, Raphael Saavedra discusses two-stage robust optimization with mixed-integer recourse and its applications to unit commitment

The presentation will be held next Thursday, July 19, at 2 PM in room 406 at the Cardeal Leme building Abstract: One of the most common approaches for both stochastic […]

Lecture on multistage stochastic optimization with Oscar Dowson, creator of SDDP.jl

Oscar Dawson, creator of SDDP.jl and student of Professor Philpott, is in Rio de Janeiro and prepared a presentation especially for us. The lecture will take place next Monday (25/06) […]

Roadshow at PUC-Rio presented Stratsphere, the new Algo-Trading platform of BTG Pactual

Yesterday, PUC-Rio opened its doors to the Stratsphera Roadshow, inaugurating a series of events around the BTG Pactual’s new Algo-Trading platform, focused on the development of investment algorithms that can […]

Preços horários: oportunidades e desafios - Canal Energia

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Talk on robust and stochastic models applied to power system planning in the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights

On February, 7th, 2018, Prof. Alexandre Street presented his talk on Robust and Stochastic Modeling for Power Systems Operations and Planning in the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights. […]

Application and Selection Process for government-funded post-doctoral program at the Department of Industrial Engineering — DEI/PUC-Rio

The Industrial Engineering Department at PUC-Rio (DEI) provides one post-doctoral scholarship funded by the Brazilian government – Programa Nacional de Pós-Doutorado (PNPD)/CAPES (http://www.capes.gov.br/bolsas/bolsas-no-pais/pnpd-capes). The applicants’ research field must be related […]

(Português do Brasil) Nesta quinta-feira Carlos Rodriquez fala sobre método de partição para problemas de programação linear estocástica dois estágios

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(Português do Brasil) Nesta quinta-feira Tomás Gutierrez fala sobre estratégias de investimento passivo no sistema previdenciário do Chile

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(Português do Brasil) Depois de uma breve pausa, as apresentações de quinta-feira voltaram. Desta vez, Thuener Armando da Silva, pós-Doutorando no Departamento de Engenharia Industrial e membro do LAMPS, fala sobre uma das bibliotecas de SDDP em Julia.

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(Português do Brasil) Canal Energia publica matéria sobre o projeto de P&D que está sendo desenvolvido pelo LAMPS para o grupo Energisa: "P&D da Energisa e CTC/PUC-Rio quer refinar demanda máxima de contratação”

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While visiting Brazil, David Pozo, LAMPS associate from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, presents his project in collaboration with Prof. Street and the DSc student Alexandre Velloso entitled “A Probability-Free Model for Planning Power Systems under Deep Uncertainty”

The presentation will be held next Thursday, August 10, at 2 PM in the Multimeios room of the Electrical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio* Abstract In order to promote the broad […]

André Lawson, from LAMPS, presents his master's research: "On the impact of hazard-decision stochastic dynamic programming for hydrothermal operation planning"

The presentation will be held next Thursday, August 4, at 2 PM in the Multimeios room of the Electrical Engineering Department of PUC-Rio* Abstract Stochastic Dual Dynamic Programming (SDDP) is […]

First Energisa/PUC-RIO R&D Workshop at LAMPS

On the 20th and 21st of June, at PUC-Rio, LAMPS promoted the first workshop concerning its latest R&D Project with the Energisa group. The event covered several issues such as […]

Presentation for the Energy Minister on Risk Aversion Mechanisms for Hydrothermal Operation Planning

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LAMPS at the Chilean Energy National Comision

Talk on optimization models for transmission planning under uncertainty at the Chilean Energy National Comision (ENC). Recently, the Chilean government passed a new law that significantly changes the operation and […]

(Português do Brasil) ARTIGO VALOR ECONÔMICO: A BEM-­VINDA REVISÃO DO MÉTODO DE CÁLCULO “DO PREÇO” DA ENERGIA ELÉTRICA

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Presentation for the system operator: price volatility, time inconsistency, and co-optimization of energy and ancillary services

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(Português do Brasil) MATÉRIA DE LUCIANO COSTA DA REUTERS BRASIL 12/AGO/2016: CENÁRIOS-MUDANÇA EM ESTUDO NO PREÇO SPOT DA ENERGIA GERA TENSÃO NO MERCADO E REDUZ LIQUIDEZ

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LAMPS at the Workshop on Analysis and Applications of Stochastic Systems

LAMPS Research at the Workshop on Analysis and Applications of Stochastic Systems - IMPA, RJ 2016.

(Português do Brasil) A CRISE ENERGÉTICA DE 2015

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(Português do Brasil) UM PROBLEMA DE GESTÃO DA ÁGUA

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