The 10-year Energy Expansion Plan – PDE, prepared annually by the Energy Research Company – EPE, provides indications to guide decisions and actions designed to ensure a balance between the country’s projected economic growth, its consequent energy requirements and the necessary expansion of supply, on a technical, economic and environmentally sustainable basis.
Brazilian Association of Large Electricity Transmission Companies.
Amazon Development Agency.
Northeast Development Agency.
Net income (loss) plus corporate tax incentives less income and social contribution taxes, net financial result, depreciation and amortization, and minority interest.
Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency.
Central Bank of Brazil.
Set of transmission lines and associated buses, transformers and equipment with voltage equal to or higher than 230 kV, or lower-voltage installations defined by ANEEL.
São Paulo Stock Exchange.
Fuel Consumption Account.
Energy Purchase Contract(s) in the Regulated Market.
Electricity Commercialization Chamber.
Constitution of Guarantee Contract(s).
Installation Sharing Contract(s).
Transmission System Connection Contract(s).
Transmission System Usage Contract(s)
Department of Forests and Protected Areas.
Other Transmission Installations, i.e. installations whose voltage is lower than 230 kV, for distribution concessionaires or major consumers.
Consumers served by suppliers who are not necessarily connected to the local distributor, through bilateral contracts entered into with independent energy producers in the interconnected system.
Electricity Crisis Management Chamber.
Unit equivalent to one billion Watts.
Unit equivalent to one gigawatt provided or requested for one hour, or one billion Watt-hours.
The federal government acting through the MME.
Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, the country’s primary environmental agency.
Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance.
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.
Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors.
State value added tax.
International Financial Reporting Standards.
General Market Price Index, published by the FGV.
Extended Consumer Price Index, published by the IBGE.
National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage.
A company that, through a concession, permit, or authorization, can generate and sell, at its own risk, all or part of the energy it generates to free consumers, distribution concessionaires, commercialization agents and others.
Unit equivalent to one thousand Volts.
Unit equivalent to one thousand Watts.
Unit equivalent to one kilowatt of electricity provided or requested for one hour, or one thousand Watt-hours.
Wholesale Electricity Market.
Unit equivalent to one million Watts.
Unit equivalent to one megawatt of electricity provided or requested for one hour, or one million Watt-hours.
Ministry of Mines and Energy.
National System Operator, a private non-profit entity responsible for managing generation and transmission within the SIN (see below).
Energy Purchase and Sale Agreement.
Annual Permitted Revenue, the remuneration of electricity transmission concessionaires.
Annual Permitted Revenue – Basic Frontier Revenue.
Global Reversion Reserve.
Electricity generators and importers that sell energy in the regulated market.
National Interconnected System.
Hydro power plants with an installed capacity of between 1MW and 30MW that comply with the requirements established by ANEEL Resolution 652, of December 9, 2003, and subsequent amendments thereto.
Special Purpose Company.
Amazon Development Board.
Federal Accounting Court.
Tariff for the Use of Electricity Distribution Systems.
Tariff for the Use of Electricity Transmission Systems.
Hydropower plant(s), unit(s) that transform the potential energy of reservoir-stored water into electricity.
The Company’s share deposit certificates, each of which represents one (1) common share and two (2) preferred shares issued by the Company, all of which are book-entry, registered shares and with no par value, free from any liens or encumbrances.
Generally accepted accounting practices in the United States.
Thermal power plant(s).