Senior decision-makers come together to connect around strategies and business trends affecting utilities.

Post

Energy & sense of urgency

Rafael Herzberg's picture
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...

  • Member since 2003
  • 2,219 items added with 1,294,324 views
  • Jul 28, 2021
  • 326 views

Energy & sense of urgency

The electricity crisis in Brazil has been known for many months.The posted challenge of the supply to meet demand, due to the water crisis (2/3 of the country's power matrix is hydroelectric).

The official approach is simple and familiar. No "hashing"! The Government - clearly - is betting that "in the end" the rains will return in time to "rescue" the reservoirs.

It may even occur this scenario.But, what if not?

Good risk management practices point to the interest and convenience of having a plan B. Prepared to be a robust and competitive alternative.

This is not what happens in Brazil. The preference is for improvisation and unfortunately associated with higher costs than planning.

Does anyone care?

Discussions

No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.

Rafael Herzberg's picture
Thank Rafael for the Post!
Energy Central contributors share their experience and insights for the benefit of other Members (like you). Please show them your appreciation by leaving a comment, 'liking' this post, or following this Member.
More posts from this member

Get Published - Build a Following

The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.

If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.

                 Learn more about posting on Energy Central »