ENGIE develops and operates power plants, being also an active player in the energy trading activity. The Company is Brazil's largest private sector generating company. Headquartered in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina State, the Company has plants installed in Brazil's five regions, namely in the following states: Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Tocantins, Maranhão, Piauí and Ceará.
The installed capacity of ENGIE Brasil Energia's generating complex is 7,027 MW and operates a generating complex of 8,748.0 MW, accounting for approximately 5,4% of Brazil's total. The complex is composed of 29 plants operated by the Company, nine of which are hydroelectric power plants (HPPs), five thermoelectric (TPPs) and fifteen complementary plants: three biomass, eight wind , three Small Hydroelectric Power Plants (SHPs) and one solar power plant. However, the installed capacity operated by ENGIE Brasil Energia is 8,748 MW, as four of these plants are commercially explored through partnership with other investors: Itá HPP, Machadinho HPP, Estreito HPP and Ibitiúva Bioenergética TPP.
ENGIE Brasil Energia counts more than 1.100 employees and its client base is composed of power traders, distributors and free customers. Besides the sale of electricity, the Company renders energy-related services such as installation of co-generation, operation and maintenance of energy production equipment and power quality monitoring.
The Company is controlled by ENGIE Brasil which accounts for 68.71% of ENGIE Brasil Energia capital. Engie Brasil is controlled by French-Belgian group ENGIE the world's largest independent energy producer, with a worldwide installed capacity of 115.3 GW. ENGIE operates throughout the energy value chain, in exploration and production, transportation, distribution, and trading of eletricity and natural gas.
EGIE3 was priced on October 31, 2016 at R$ 38.50/share, equivalent to a market capitalization of R$ 25.1 billion.
ENGIE Brasil owns 40% of Jirau HPP, which is envisaged to reach a total installed capacity of 3,750 MW and is currently under construction in the state of Rondônia. The parent company stake in the project is expected to be transferred to ENGIE Brasil Energia.
ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, services) around a model based on responsible growth to take up today's major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources.
The Group provides highly efficient and innovative solutions to individuals, cities and businesses by relying on diversified gas-supply sources, flexible and low-emission power generation as well as unique expertise in four key sectors: independent power
production, liquefied natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency services.
ENGIE employs 155,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €69.9 billion in 2015. The Group is listed on the Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, ASPI Eurozone, Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).
ENGIE has been a member of the Global Compact since the launch of this initiative by United Nations General Secretary Kofi Annan in 2000.
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