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Energy: lack of dialogue

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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: lack of dialogue

The challenges of the Brazilian electricity sector are well known and have been around for a long time. Their set has a permanent consequence: we are the last in $/kWh cost among the BRICS.

And how would it be possible to turn around this situation"?

The first step is to identify what needs to be done. And this is easy. There are 4 main themes: (1) reduce power theft", (2) implement a demand response program, (3) make the free market universal and (4) mitigate the "duck curve".

The second and most difficult step is "dialog". In Brazil, for decades in the electricity sector, we have a diffuse leadership system that does not address the challenges. There is no one to turn to (in practice).

Meanwhile, we remain at the bottom of the market.


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