Update on Brazil's National Electricity Conservation Program (PROCEL)

Research Report I992


Howard Geller, Marcos de Almeida, Marcos Lima, Geraldo Pimentel, and Antonio Pinhel


Reviews the activities and accomplishments of PROCEL and summarizes the program’s energy savings results through 1997. It also covers recent policy developments including Brazil’s energy efficiency "wires charge" regulation and voluntary agreements to increase the efficiency of appliances and motors.