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Power rates evolution (Brazil)

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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 rates evolution (Brazil)

From data published by ANEEL (power regulator), I selected the average tariffs billed by ENEL (a major local utility company), in R$/MWh for the industrial subgroup connected in A4 (typically 13kV), by ENEL, since 2010.

Then I compared them with the evolution of the R$/USD exchange rate and, with the rates transformed into USD, resulting in the graph.

In 10 years, tariffs in reais rose 80%. In dollars, dropped 40%.

A worrying situation for a capital-intensive sector, in which the amortization of investments is one of the most important costs of its operations and closely linked to the Dollar.

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