Universalization of access to public electricity service in Brazil: recent evolution and challenges for the Legal Amazon

This scientific article was originally published in the Special Issue of the Brazilian Energy Journal

This article identifies some gaps in the Program’s design and implementation and recommends the improvement of some issues: (i) dimensioning of generation systems so that they meet local production demands; (ii) articulation of the MLA with other sectorial policies; (iii) planning of installation and decommissioning logistics of generation systems; (iv) involvement of communities in the design, operation and maintenance of the systems and, (v) predictability of guaranteeing financing for universal access to electricity.