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Strategic energy score

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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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Strategic energy score

Answer these 7 questions and see how your organization copes with "energy strategy".

1. What is the unit cost of contracted energy, $/MWh?

a. We monitor it month by month and when it goes up we try to know what is happening
b. We proactively manage the account to minimize it on a month to month basis

2. What is the unit energy consumption, MWh/activity?

a. We monitor it month by month and when it goes up we try to know what is happening
B. We proactively manage the account to minimize it on a month to month. basis

3. When do you sign a new energy contract?

a. Automatic renewal (if regulated) or near the end of the current contract (if deregulated)
B. Proactively prospect the market to close a deal,, capturing an opportunity

4. Do you arbitrage costs among energy sources?

a. No
b. Yes

5. Do you manage energy consumption according to TOU rates?

a. No
b. Yes

6. The cost of energy in your organization's ranking is

a. Top 10 or even above
b. Top 5

7. Is energy a topic on a "C level" agenda?

a. No
b. Yes

Answers "a" are the most common in Brazil. They reveal a typical attitude. The "b" indicates a proactive posture that offers the possibility to achieve and maintain competitive costs.

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