Determination of models of simple regression and multivariate analysis for the forecast of the electricity price in Colombia at 2030

Nelson Javier Hernández Bueno, María de los Ángeles Pinto Calderón, Yecid Alfonso Muñoz Maldonado, Adalberto Ospino Castro

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Abstract

The electricity price in Colombia responds to demographic, economic, climatic changes, among others, that generate uncertainty and therefore risks in the electric production. Considering that the decision-making process has a great importance in the electricity market and that the participation of generators in energy auctions is usually based on intuition and previous experience, the need to study the possible alternatives and methods that minimize the risks before deciding some important matter can be appreciate. In this article, the estimation of the behavior of electrical energy prices in Colombia at the year 2030 for different scenarios and there are propose the following scientific models: (1) Simple regression; (2) econometric model. As result are obtained forecasts for each model, identifying that the econometric model has the lowest margin of error compared to the historical data that considers the behavior of different variables for the forecast.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)202-211
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Energy Economics and Policy
Volume8
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Econometric modeling
  • Electricity price
  • Forecasting
  • Methods of statistical simulation

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