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 more than 5 million consumer units in 395 municipalities and 1,068 locations (districts, towns and villages). Copel has 62 of its own plants (18 hydroelectric, 1 thermal and 43 wind), has interests in another 14 power generation projects (1 thermal, 8 hydroelectric, 4 wind farms and 1 solar), totaling an installed capacity of 6,966.6 MW, adjusted to its share. To transmit and distribute the energy generated, the Company has 9,685 km of transmission lines and 208,893 km of distribution lines. The staff is made up of 5,875 employees.
Update on March, 31, 2023.