Copel – Companhia Paranaense de Energia – generates, transmits, distributes and trades electric energy. The Company is one of the largest electric power facilities in Brazil. The Company’s position in the sector is a result of 68 years of experience and technical proficiency in generating, transmitting, distributing and commercializating electric power.
Copel went public in April 1994 on Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo – B3 – and, in July 1997, became the first company of the Brazilian electric power sector with shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Copel’s shares are also traded in Europe, on the Latibex – the Latin American arm of the Madrid Stock Exchange, since June 2002. In May 2008 Copel joined B3’s Level 1 of Corporate Governance. Following its trajectory of constant improvement in management, in December 2021, it moved to level 2 of Corporate Governance at B3.
Currently, a Company directly serves 4.9 million consumer units in 395 municipalities and 1,113 locations (districts, towns and villages). Copel has 53 of its own plants (18 hydroelectric, 1 thermal and 34 wind), has a stake in another 15 thermal generation projects (1 thermal, 8 hydroelectric, 5 wind farms and 1 solar), totaling an installed installation of 6,706.4 MW, adjusted under construction to its share. distribute and distribute the energy distribution of 9 km of Brazil. The staff is made up of 5,902 employees.