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How to save without investing?

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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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How to save without investing?

An alternative that is little explored in Brazil, but that offers - potentially - excellent returns is to reduce waste.

Here is an example of an average company.

  • Monthly consumption of 500 MWh and demand of 1 000 kW
  • The monthly bill paid to the concessionaire is R$ 250 thousand/month, net of taxes 
    (1 USD = R$ 5)

A program focused on waste reduction can bring 5% savings! Something like R$ 150 thousand/year.

How so?

Preventing electrical loads from being turned on and idle. It is simple BUT it depends on stimulating those who manage the loads to "make it happen". And nothing better than a financial bonus to those who reach and sustain savings.

Try it! You will be surprised! Word from someone who has already internalized knowledge for many companies and institutions to "get there"!


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