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Power at R$ 400/MWh (USD 75/MWh)... so what?

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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 at R$ 400/MWh (USD 75/MWh)... so what?

The short-term price in the free market is rising consistently as the hydro reservoirs (that feed the hydro power plants in charge of 70% of Brazil's matrix) decline.

For the vast majority, who need to buy volumes to "close" their needs on a month-to-month basis, the news is equivalent to a significant increase in costs.

For another part of the market, this is an opportunity. Sell surpluses to capture an additional result. Using other sources available locally and already prepared to do "cost arbitrage".

Energy efficiency is another way to make energy available for sale in the "spot".

Clients I attended and who were interested in this opportunity had great results. It is certainly worth looking into the matter!

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