A better understanding of environmental constraints that affect the operation of the power system and their incorporation in the short-term planning processes would lead to more economical and reliable operations. Moreover, the impact of such constraints may be amplified in a context of greater Variable Renewable Energy integration.
Inodú published a document presenting a case study on the effects of the water discharge temperature limits of thermoelectric facilities set by the Decreto Supremo No. 90 of 2001.
The report may be downloaded here.