Evaluation of the Energy Savings Due to Brazil's National Electricity Conservation Program (PROCEL)

Research Report i976


Howard Geller, Regiane Monteiro de Abreu, Carlos E. Lima, Marcos Lima, and Geraldo Pimentel


Describes the main activities of PROCEL and the resulting electricity savings and peak demand reductions. It shows that PROCEL’s cumulative efforts reduced electricity consumption in Brazil by about 2.4 TWh/yr (0.9%) in 1996. Prepared for the 1997 International Energy Program Evaluation Conference.