Corporate Profile

The Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA (“Eletrobras” or “Company”), constituted by Law no. 3,890-A, dated June 11, 1962, in the form of a joint-stock company, has as attribution the promotion of construction and operation of generation plants, transmission lines and distribution of electric energy, as well as the conclusion of the acts of commerce resulting from these activities, such as the sale of electric energy, causing Eletrobras to contribute decisively to the expansion of the supply of electric energy and the development of the country.

The company is responsible for the administration of government programs focused on the development of the electric sector, such as the National Program for the Conservation of Electric Energy (“Procel”), the National Program for Universal Access and Use of Electric Energy “) And the Program for the Incentive of Alternative Energy Sources (” Proinfa “).

At December 31, 2019, Brazil achieved an installed capacity of 170 GW, of which Eletrobras contributed 51 GW, or 30% of the total. Of this volume, 23.6% correspond to its proportional participation in projects carried out through Special Purpose Companies (SPEs) and 15.5% come from shared enterprises, capacity of Itaipu Binacional (7,000 MW).

About 96% of the Company’s installed capacity comes from sources with a low emission of greenhouse gases (“GHG”), such as solar, nuclear, wind and hydroelectric, which makes Eletrobras one of the largest in the world in power generation clean and renewable energy and the main responsible for the Brazilian electrical matrix is ​​the second cleanest and renewable in the world, thus pursuing the mission and vision of its Strategic Planning. Due to its participation in the country’s electricity matrix, in 2018, of the total installed from sources with low GHG emissions, 42% belong to Eletrobras.

On December 31, 2019, the transmission line network of Eletrobras Companies reached approximately 71 mil km, of which 64.1 mil km are for Eletrobras System corporate lines and 7 mil km correspond to Eletrobras’ participation through SPEs. Considering only the basic network of the National Interconnected System, ie the voltages of ± 800, 750, ± 600, 525/500, 345 and 230 kV, the Company is responsible for 64.8 km of transmission lines, which represents about 45.25% of the total of the Brazilian lines in said tensions.