Cheaper Off-peak Energy Tariff Will Be Expanded to Include Small Consumers in 2020

This preferential tariff was only available for high-consumption units.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Most energy consumers across the country will have a chance to change their habits and lower their electricity bills. In force since 2018 for large consumers, the so-called "white" energy tariff will be extended to virtually all Brazilians on January 1st.

The white tariff consists of reducing the price of energy outside peak hours, and involves three scenarios.

On working days, the energy charge will be divided into three time ranges: peak time (red tariff), between late afternoon and early evening; intermediate range (yellow), one hour before and one hour after peak time, and off . . .

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