Replace Consultoria has a multidisciplinary and highly qualified specialists’ team. Most of our consultants holds wide experience in the commercial area of power utilities and other energy companies. The entire Replace Team is prepared and trained to develop the most diverse projects, meeting the needs of each client and exceeding their expectations.
Replace Consultoria provides the necessary support in the relations to the energy market institutions and agents, such as: ANEEL, State Regulatory Agencies, ELETROBRÁS, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Transmission and Distribution Companies, ONS, CCEE, among others. With the objective of solving the regulatory and commercial issues of consuming or generating companies, Replace develops actions and establishes the best negotiation strategies, according to the specific needs of each company. It prepares all necessary requests and referrals to the competent agents, in accordance with current regulations, intermediation between its clients and the government agencies and entities involved in the regulation and supervision of the electric power supply.
IIn order to keep our customers informed, REPLACE professionals periodically produce newsletters that present the conditions of the electricity market, the trend of energy prices and the changes in the regulatory framework pointing their consequences for consumers and generators and alternatives for risk mitigation.
The electric power market offers several solutions to meet customer needs, requiring constant evaluation of the energy supply conditions, energy cost operation, distribution and energy consumption. The comparative analysis of the various alternatives available is necessary to point out the best options offered by the market. Based on these studies is identified the best conditions to sell their product with greater profitability and safety for the energy generators. For consumer companies, these studies indicate the best strategy to buy energy, pointing out the opportunities that ensure competitive prices and ensure the reliability of the selected supplier.
Using the expertise of our team, we carry out technical and economic evaluations to verify the feasibility of implementing projects for power generation, cogeneration, connection to power transmission or distribution networks, energy efficiency projects, etc. The available options, the investments involved, the implementation schedule, the benefits and the risks to be mitigated, are analyzed, comparing the various alternatives that can be considered. The aim is to identify the solution that best meets the needs of the client, considering the risks of implementation, and return margins.
On a monthly basis, there is a need for a continuous effort to manage the contracts of purchase and sale of energy formalized by the client, with the objective of ensuring the proper compliance with the negotiated commercial conditions and taking advantage of the market opportunities that are presented throughout its term. The REPLACE professionals’ team carefully assesses customer requirements (their consumption or energy sales contracts) and available resources (purchase or generation contracts) in order to identify energy needs, market conditions and develop specific actions to ensure minimum costs or maximum sales revenue. Once the actions have been defined, the necessary tasks are developed for their implementation, always according to the decision and consent of the client's professionals.
REPLACE carefully evaluates, for each unit of the company, its energy demand, the alternatives for its supply, the foreseen modifications in the regulatory framework, energy tariffs and prices and other costs involved, determining alternatives strategy scenarios to be adopted to ensure competitive costs. At the end of the planning process, the solutions that determine the energy supply strategies and plans to be implemented in the short, medium and long term horizons will be constructed, setting goals for the coming years, taking into account what is defined in the general strategy from the company. Adjustments to the defined planning are made periodically as the needs, market conditions, regulatory framework or other situations that significantly change the scenario considered in its construction change.
Consumers acting in the free market are obliged to be CCEE Agents and comply with the rules and procedures defined in the regulations in force. Replace develops the Representation work with CCEE for generators and consumers, ensuring compliance with all obligations. The offered work ranges from the adhesion and modeling process, registration, and validation of energy contracts and the follow-up of the financial settlement process.
Replace's team of professionals supports the structuring and realization of the entire process of acquiring or selling energy. In order to meet the needs of each company, we identify the best opportunities for our customers to acquire or sell energy, in the free market or in the regulated market, offering all support in defining the strategy to be developed, in the negotiations of each contract for the purchase and sale of energy and at all stages of the process.
R. Alcides Ricardini Neves, 12 – cj 218
São Paulo – SP – Brasil
+55 (11) 5505-6637