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Power cost reduction CV-19 check-list

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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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Power cost reduction CV-19 check-list 

For the vast majority of companies and institutions, CV-19 brought (1) a significant decrease in activities and (2) expectations that the return to "normal" will take quite some time.

Meanwhile ... the recommendation is to seek the minimum cost in this new condition.

1) What is the physical demand, current recorded in kW,?
2) What is the demand contracted in kW with the concessionaire?
3) What is the current registered power factor?
4) What is the current registered consumption?
5) If you are a free consumer, what is the "take or pay" volume and what is the contracted price?
6) How many shifts are there in this unit?
7) What other sources of energy are consumed (besides electrical)?
8) What is your local utility company?
9) Who is responsible for making decisions on energy contracts for this business unit?
10) Is there an online system for physical monitoring and control of each energy source?

Have the 10 answers ref this month ready and it is possible to discuss practical measures to reduce costs in the short term!

And the best news: it is you who will make important results happen for your company and for your career!

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