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HOW DOES THE FREE MARKET WORKS IN BRAZIL +A -A

Producers deliver and receive power to the system, at its center of gravity, assumed portion of losses between the generation point and this centre of gravity.


Consumers, analogously, deliver and receive power to the system, at its center of gravity, assumed portion of losses between this center of gravity and the point of consumption. The system assures product supply and quality. Differences between the hired and the produced or consumed are liquidated by the Differences Settlement Price (PLD), defined into 4 submarkets and 3 load sections, by computational model. This settlement is made by CCEE.

This settlement is made by CCEE Contracts protect the short-term price agents and are required for 100 % of load, without term restrictions in the case of the free market. Contracts can be registered after the effective consumption measuring. The lack of proof, in addition to the exposure to PLD payment, implies the payment of penalties for lack of ballast of energy and power contracts.

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