The EDF Group is one of the main global players in the energy transition. Aiming to increase its renewable capacity by 2030, the Group reaffirmed its ambition to build a COշ,
 neutral energy future, capable of reconciling the preservation of the planet, well-being and development. In Brazil the EDF Group has wind and solar energy projects led by EDF Renewables and hydroelectric projects led by EDF Brasil, positioning the group as an important leader in the renewable energy sector in the country.
  • + 2,2
    GW

    in renewable energy projects

    (wind, solar and hydro)

  • + 4.790.000

    Homes supplied

    (wind and solar)

Solar

The Pirapora Photovoltaic Power Plants are located in the southeast of Brazil, in the state of Minas Gerais. With a gross capacity of 400 MWp, they represent one of the largest solar complexes in South America. The solar energy generated is fully contracted through 20-year power purchase agreements and, since 2018, the plant has been jointly controlled with Serena (formerly Omega Energia).

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Wind

The EDF Group has 4 wind farms in Brazil managed by EDF Renewables. The company, responsible for the development, construction and operation of wind energy projects, has made more than 1.8 GW viable. The following parks are part of EDF Renewables' portfolio: Ventos da Bahia (365 MW)*, Folha Larga Norte (344 MW), Serra do Seridó (480 MW) and Serra das Almas (261 MW).

*Co-controlled by Serena (formerly Omega Energia)

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Hydroelectric

In operation since 2019, the Sinop HPP plant, EDF Brasil's first hydroelectric project in the country, after five years of construction, is capable of meeting 50% of the energy needs of the state of Mato Grosso - approximately 1.6 million people. The HPP has a reservoir of 342 km2 that borders five municipalities. The project is managed by the Brazilian company Sinop Energia, whose shareholders are EDF Norte Fluminense (51%) and the subsidiaries of Eletrobrás - Eletronorte (24.5%) and Chesf (24,5%).

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Operating the Sinop dam remotely: a technological challenge

The Sinop Dam is operated remotely by EDF Norte Fluminense teams some 2,500km away in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro. Setting up remote operations such as these illustrates our capacity to meet complex technological challenges.

  • Project capacity: 401.88 MW
  • Equity partner: CHESF / Electronorte (subsidiaries of Electrobras)
  • Commissioning date: 2019

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Thermal

Expanding our thermal market share in Brazil

Nuclear

Study of opportunities for the development and promotion of international cooperation and expertise