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Water crisis: risk of power outages in Brazil far greater than rationing this year

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The consulting firm PSR, which specializes in the power and gas sector, estimates that the risk of power outages can be up to five times higher than rationing. The data was given by its CEO, Luiz Augusto Barroso, to analysts João Pimentel and Gisele Gushiken of BTG Pactual.

In the report they signed on the conversation with Barroso, the analysts inform that PSR outlined three scenarios for 2021, based on projections of 3%, 6%, and 9% for energy demand growth compared to last year.

In the best-case scenario, in which the government implements all . . .

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