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Energy: what does Brazil lack?

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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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Energy: what does Brazil lack?

The main difference between Brazil and the developed countries is about strategy.

Of course, developed countries also make mistakes BUT there is a very important characteristic that we do not have: planning.

Demand response, storage to mitigate the effects of the "duck curve", charging of electric cars taking advantage of the off-peak hours, and the list goes on.

We here in Brazil have a well-defined preference. We wait first for the problem to appear and only then go for it.

Being a leader requires a proactive stance. We, in principle, are reactive. And we pay dearly for it.

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