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Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of January, 2019
Commission File Number 1-14668

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Energy Company of Paraná
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)
Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800
80420-170 Curitiba, Paraná
Federative Republic of Brazil
+55 (41) 3331-4011
(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.  Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  

Yes _______ No ___X____


Request for Inclusion of Proposals in the Distance Voting Bulletin

COPEL, a company that generates, transmits, distributes and markets energy, with shares listed on the B3(CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6), NYSE (ELPVY, ELP) and LATIBEX (XCOP), hereby informs its shareholders and to the market in general that, according to CVM Instruction 481/09, an eventual request for inclusion of proposals and/or candidates for the Boards of Directors and Fiscal Council in the Distance Voting Bulletin of the Annual General Meeting - AGM, scheduled for April 29, 2019, shall be presented to the Company, through written request sent to the Investor Relations Officer, to the address Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800 - Batel, CEP 80.420-170, in the city of Curitiba, State of Paraná, or to the electronic address acionistas@copel.com.

As provided in art. 21-L of the same instruction, requests to include proposals or candidates for councils shall be received by the Company's Investor Relations Officer by March 15 and April 4, 2019 respectively, observing the requirements set forth in art. 21-M of the same instruction, and in item 12.2 of the Company's Reference Form.



Curitiba, January 10, 2019.



Adriano Rudek de Moura

Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer


For further information, please contact the Investor Relations team:

ri@copel.com or (41) 3331-4011



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date January 10, 2019
/S/  Jonel Nazareno Iurk
Jonel Nazareno Iurk
Chief Executive Officer

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