Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity mainly in the Brazilian State of Paraná, pursuant to concessions granted by the Brazilian regulatory agency for the electricity sector, ANEEL. We also provide telecommunications and other services. At December 31, 2012, we generated electricity at eighteen (18) hydroelectric plants, one (1) wind plant and one (1) thermoelectric plant, for a total installed capacity of 4,737.1 MW, approximately 99.6% of which is derived from renewable sources. Including the installed capacity of generation companies in which we have an ownership interest, our total installed capacity is 5,343.1 MW. Our electric power business is subject to comprehensive regulation by ANEEL. We hold concessions to distribute electricity in 394 of the 399 municipalities in the State of Paraná and in the municipality of Porto União in the State of Santa Catarina. At December 31, 2012, we owned and operated 2,023. ... More ...