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Brazilian electric sector: how to evolve?

image credit: Too much harsh talk and no actual decisions to change

Brazilian electric sector: how to evolve?

We have a polarization in Brazil. For example, the left and the right. The tone of the discussions is harsh, the spirits are exalted and the "positions" extreme in general.

This environment is everything the establishment loves. As long as there is a "fierce battle" between the parties, the central issue of making the size of the Brazilian State and its cost viable to its condition of sustainability is left out.

In the electric sector, the most visible consequence of this state of affairs is the cost of energy compared to the other emergent ones. We've been a laggard for years.

My proposal is to change our focus. Instead of targeting ideologies, parties, the names of politicians, the leaders of the constituted powers, choose the flags we wish to raise.

In the electricity sector: what would need to be done, how and when, to put it in competition, at least with the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa)? The alternative is to always remain in the field of "declarations of intent" but never the real and necessary changes.

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