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Brazil: 5 themes to turn around the current mess

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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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Brazil: 5 themes to turn around the current mess

Brazil is a laggard in USD/MWh of electricity among the BRICS,. 5 themes should be addressed ASAP!

1. Default

The CCEE (official power clearinghouse) must pay more than a billion USD debt to the market. Or what?

2. Power theft

We have in Brazil - for many years - more than 10% of electricity theft that the "others" pay

3. Demand response

Brazil does not have this program in real life. Only on paper. A waste of opportunity.

4) Duck curve

The duck curve and its associated cost did not enter the agenda of the electricity sector. The tendency is just bearing its costs.

5) Responsibility

All costs of errors and mismanagement are transferred to the rate payers. It's easier, simpler and more comfortable for our leaders in the electricity sector but very expensive for Brazilians

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