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Betrayal coefficient (Brazil)

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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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Betrayal coefficient (Brazil)

The perception of politicians, as reported by an analyst at Globo News, is that the choices for the House and Congress are unpredictable because 1 °) the vote is secret and 2) the betrayal coefficient has gone up a lot, these past years!

I mean, what is agreed in the negotiations, is not necessarily accomplished. This is the photograph of Brazil. It's not just about politicians. Executives of companies and public institutions have long used this "strategy" openly.

Official plans are not kept, promises vigorously placed in the campaigns are summarily abandoned, nominations supported by attitudes that fall to the taste of the population are "forgotten" in sequence and the list goes on and on.

In the electricity sector, the reflection of this exacerbated betrayal coefficient is reflected in an alarming fact: for years Brazil has been a laggard among the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) when the metric is the price of energy in $/MWh.

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