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Energy: How to achieve competitiveness?

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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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Energy: How to achieve competitiveness?

Companies and institutions that achieve and maintain competitive costs with respect to the energy bill have striking and similar characteristics:

  1. Use metrics regarding energy contracting an its use 
  2. These metrics permeate the entire organization 
  3. Strategies are created by the upper management (Cs, VPs)
  4. Operational plans - to implement strategies - are developed by operation managers 
  5. Most of the projects are conceived in a structured fashion
  6. Projects are defined by their technical, financial, legal and management themes 
  7. Timelines  (activities, deadlines and responsible) are aligned among all involved
  8. They call on consultants to help them explore what they don't know 
  9. Treat energy like any other account of the same size 
  10. They pay attention to the changes that always occur, to adjust solutions 

If these 10 points are being executed diligently, congratulations. Otherwise, it is high time to realize that the ongoing strategy wouldn't pull the skin off a rice pudding!

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