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How is your company in $/MWh?

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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 is your company in $/MWh?

$ /MWh is a very robust metric, which allows you to assess the cost of the energy consumed and, above all, create objective actions to reduce it. 

It is very simple and easy!

Just divide the total paid for "electricity bills" in the month by the volume of energy consumed during this period.

If the contract is regulated one, the only source of information is the invoice issued by the concessionaire. If it is deregulated, it is necessary to add the invoice of the power trader.

There is a list of "controllable" items that allows you to minimize the $/MWh cost 

1) Rate schedule
2) Power factor
3) Contracted x registered demands
4) Transfer of consumption from on-peak to off-peak
5) Cost arbitration with other sources (gas, solar, etc.)

It is worth starting now!

If you want to explore this possibility, I am more than willing to help!

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