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Instant electric shower x alternative: the huge difference for the utilities

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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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Instant electric shower x alternative: the huge difference for the utilities

What is more interesting for a Brazilian electric utility?

The instant electric shower of 5kW.consumes, on average, 50 KWh/month and it is an important load of the residential sector by the installed quantity (tens of millions).


Replace the instant electric shower, freeing up this capacity for the business sector that would typically consume 2,000 kWh/month with the 5 kW demand.


For every million instant electric showers replaced by business consumption, it is equivalent to an additional revenue  of R$ 11 Billion/year

1 USD = R$ 5,2 


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