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Energy in Brazil: how much is our future worth?

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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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Energy in Brazil: how much is our future worth?

In countries that have adopted an ostentatiously competitive stance, one of the important characteristics is the fine adjustment between supply and demand. That is, making generation, transmission and distribution available in the right measure of the market demand.

Neither above (which would entail costs related to idleness in a capital-intensive sector) nor below (cost of the loss of productive activity).

As demand varies - mainly - depending on the mood of the markets - a list of programs have been created and implemented by proactive countries, to deal with the differences that always occur in the real world.

The preference here was to provide a comfortable safety margin, so that the supply is - always - well above the demand.

But... this margin results in an important additional cost for everyone who consumes energy.

It's time to change. We need to value our future competitiveness right NOW!


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