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Energy cost management

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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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Energy cost management

The world has become more complex, and so has energy. Many factors influence the costs that customers will pay, much of which is beyond their control.

How then to contract energy ensuring good, long term, competitiveness?

My preference is - whenever possible - to diversify the energy contracts- so that you can have a "robust" average price.

This suggestion is not easily accepted here in Brazil. There is a preference for "buying the cheapest today, at the time of consultation". It is a cultural trait!

It turns out that the best of today is not necessarily the best of the future. But, the challenge to be solved is to always have a competitive position.

The good news is that there is a list of alternatives to "mitigate" this price risk. It will be worth looking into this matter. There is a world of opportunities to be discovered and explored.

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