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4 simple and effective actions... NOW!

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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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4 simple and effective actions... NOW!

How can Brazil reduce its electricity generation, transmission and distribution costs?

1. Reduce power theft

Those who go to selected regions of each city/state can easily see the number of "clandestine" connections.

With determination, firmness and will, it would be possible to reduce power theft, which represents about 10% of the electric energy consumed in the country, preventing honest consumers from paying for rt (which is prorated)

2. Replacing instant showers with tank ones

Tens of millions of instant showers represent the largest electrical power installed in the country. Replacing them with electric tanks driven by time programmers would result in a gigantic release of capacity in the electricity sector.

3. White tariff for low voltage consumers

Establishing  the white rate as the only one available to stimulate off-peak consumption. Consumers who would pay lower bills and suppliers who, for the same installed capacity, could meet higher consumption.

4. Implement Demand Response 

To enable a reduction of the maximum demand of the national integrated system, thus benefiting all consumers, as important additional investments would be avoided (just to meet the peak).



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