Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


IPP Investment Experience in Argentina, The

Working Paper

Erik Woodhouse
Ale Nunez

Issued by
Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Working Paper #44, August 16, 2005

The reform of the electricity sector in Argentina that began in the early 1990s was widely seen as an example for the developing world. Argentina quickly established a stable institutional design to govern electricity provision, considerably improved the financial and technical performance of the sector, and had one of the most advanced electricity systems in the developing world--with open access to the grid and competitive wholesale markets.