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Brazil: What's missing in your energy strategy?

Brazil: What's missing in your energy strategy?
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Answer these 5 questions.

  1. What metrics do you use to identify monthly energy costs?

    (a) R$/MWh for each source (electricity, gas, biomass, etc.)
    (b) Absolute R$  paid by all sources
    (c) MWh/physical activity per source contracted
     
  2. How do you monitor the monthly cost of each energy source?

    (a) Through online system 
    (b) Monthly value paid to each supplier
    (c) At the end of the fiscal year the total energy cost 
     
  3. What strategy do you use to contract each source?

    (a) Near the end of the contract in force, consult the market
    (b) Always follow the market to find out when to close sexy prices
     
  4. What decision process is employed?

    (a) Technicians and managers make suggestions for directors to evaluate
    (b) Directors create strategies and ask managers for plans to make  them happen
     
  5. Is the energy bill treated with the same zeal as another of the same size?

    (a) Not because it is considered inelastic
    (b) Of course, as it is considered a Top 10 cost item. 

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Matt Chester on Oct 30, 2019 12:30 pm GMT

Is the energy bill treated with the same zeal as another of the same size?

(a) Not because it is considered inelastic

I think so many large commercial enterprises answer A to this. Power bills are seen as black boxes and the cost just is what it is. The people at the top of the foodchain in these organizations are the ones we need to reach with education about the changes that can be made with conscious energy decisions

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