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Another Successful APEx Conference in the Bag!

Originally published in APEx Newsletter Volume XII – December 2019.

The 2019 edition of the Association of Power Exchanges (APEx) annual conference welcomed more than 100 delegates from over 45 international organizations to Toronto. The conference ran from October 9 to 11 and was held at the St. Regis Hotel, in the centre of Toronto’s financial and cultural district.

This year’s conference saw market and system operator participants come from all parts of the world, including from one of the newest APEx members, the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange.

“The APEx conference provides a unique opportunity for…

CCEE: The Brazilian Energy Market Operator

Originally published in APEx Newsletter Volume VIII – December 2018.

With a population of 207 million people and a territory as large as the European continent, Brazil’s large dimensions and diversity create excellent opportunities that involve big challenges for planning, operating and trading electric energy. Ensuring supply reliability, security, quality of service and cost optimization are the main aspects that drive institutions and agents of the Brazilian market.

Present for 20 years in this complex and riveting electric sector framework, the Chamber of Commerce of Electric Energy – CCEE plays a fundamental role in operating and…