EDF has been operating in Brazil for the past 46 years and are renowned experts in power generation, public lighting and engineering services. Our mission is to actively contribute to the country’s energy transition as well as its economic and social development.

Operational on several activities

EDF owns 100% of EDF Norte Fluminense, a company which built and operates a thermoelectric power plant that meets one quarter of Rio’s energy needs. The Group is one of the country’s renewable energy sector leaders and operate solar, wind and hydroelectric projects and support Brazil in developing nuclear energy as a complementary reliable, low-carbon source of electricity production.

  • 611

    employees in Brazil

  • 10

    Brazilian States in which we are present

  • 2,5

    net installed capacity

Acting as a responsible company

EDF operates four companies in Brazil: EDF Norte Fluminense, EDF Renewables, Citelum and Framatome. These companies are committed to integrating an economic, social and environmental approach to our local activities. Our teams regularly work in close collaboration with EDF colleagues in France and elsewhere in the world.


1996 - EDF expansion into Brazil

1999 - Citelum launch

2002 - Ibiritermo thermoelectric Gas Combined-Cycle plant operation launch

2004 - GCC Macaé plant commissioning

2015 - EDF Renewables expansion into the Brazilian market

2019 - Sinop hydroelectric dam commissioning