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Three looks at PV solar energy

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Consultant energy affairs, Self employed

Rafael Herzberg- is an independent energy consultant, self-employed (since 2018) based in São Paulo, Brazil* Focus on C level, VPs and upper managers associated to energy related info, analysis...

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Three looks at PV solar energy

There are three market views on solar energy .

1st) Predominant

It is a renewable, clean source that should be encouraged and implemented as much as possible to reduce emissions.

2nd) Parsimonious

Solar energy must indeed be considered, but also taking into account the emissions associated with manufacturing - especially originated by the films that make up the solar panels.

3rd) Holistic

Solar energy requires practically the same installed power as other sources in the national integrated systems because at night and on days without sunlight, it does not generate energy.

When asked about these views, I always prefer to explore and discover solutions that offer the best combination of low emissions, cost competitiveness and robustness in the dispatch of electrical systems.


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