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We are the largest Brazilian electrical energy generation company. We produced 182.1 million MWh in 2017, enough to supply more than 1/3 of the annual electricity consumption in the country.

Our installed capacity reached 48,134 MW in 2017, which represents 31% of the total installed capacity in Brazil. Of our total installed capacity, about 95% comes from clean sources, with low greenhouse gas emissions.

Among our 48 hydroelectric plants, 112 natural gas, oil and coal thermoelectric plants, two thermonuclear plants, 70 wind power plants and one solar plant, owned or maintained in partnerships, distributed throughout Brazil, we have some of the largest enterprises in Brazil and in the entire world, besides structuring and pioneering projects in the country.

Net Generation by Source (GWh) - 2017CorporatePartnerships (SPEs)TOTAL
Solar 1.28-1.28
Natural gas3,673.73-3,673.73

The data presented considers corporate ventures, shared ownership and Itaipu Binational.

The Brazilian part of Itaipu, Tucuruí, Paulo Afonso Complex, Xingó, Angra 1 and Angra 2, Serra da Mesa, Furnas, Teles Pires,  Belo Monte , Jirau, Santo Antônio, Campos Neutrais Wind Complex and Megawatt Solar plant are only some of our ventures.

We seek to operate in new power generation businesses, such as engineering and environmental studies for the  hydroelectric use of the international stretch of the Uruguay River , developed in a partnership with the Argentine state-owned company Emprendimientos Energéticos Binacionales SA (Ebisa), and the  São Luiz do Tapajós and Jatobá hydroelectric plants on the Tapajós river .

  Inventory studies of the hydroelectric potential in the stretch of the Madeira River basin and its main tributaries located in Bolivian and Brazilian territory  will also be held in a partnership with Bolivia's National Electricity Company (Ende) and the Latin American Development Bank (CAF).

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