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We are the largest Brazilian electricity generation company. We produced about 100 million MWh accumulated until 2Q2021, enough to supply more than 1/3 of the country's electricity consumption.

Our installed capacity reached 50,515 MW in 2021, which represents 28% of the total installed in Brazil. Of our total installed capacity, around 97% comes from clean sources, with low emission of greenhouse gases.

Among our 36 hydroelectric plants, 10 thermoelectric plants powered by natural gas, oil and coal, two thermonuclear plants, 20 wind plants and one solar plant, owned or in partnership, distributed throughout the national territory, are some of the largest projects in Brazil and in the world, in addition to structuring and pioneering projects in the country.


Net Generation by Source (GWh) - 2Q2021

Corporate

Partnerships (SPEs)

TOTAL

Solar

                       0.52

                                  -  

                       0.52

Natural gas

               3,080.64

                                  -  

               3,080.64

Wind

                  372.62

                      607.87

               980.49

Uranium

             6,169.41

                                  -  

             6,169.41

Hydro

          61,892.45

                    26,177.45

          88,069.90

Coal

               1,164.50

                                  -  

               1,164.50

Oil

                     0.43

                                  -  

                    0.43

TOTAL

          72,680.57

                    26,785.32

          99,465.89


The data presented consider corporate ventures, stakes in SPEs, shared ownership and Itaipu Binacional.

The Brazilian part of Itaipu, Tucuruí, Paulo Afonso Complex, Xingó, Angra 1 and Angra 2, Serra da Mesa, Furnas, Itumbiara, Teles Pires, Belo Monte, Jirau, Sinop, Simplício-Anta, Santo Antônio, Pindaí I Wind Complexes, II, III, Casa Nova IA, II, III, Fortim and the Megawatt Solar plant are some of our projects.

Enterprises that add approximately 2 GW to Eletrobras' installed capacity between 2021 and 2030 are in the implementation stage, considering the implementation of the Angra 3 (Eletrobras Eletronuclear) and the Santa Cruz Thermal Power Plant (Eletrobras Furnas), as well as the expansion of the Curuá-Una HPP (Eletrobras Eletronorte) and the Cachoeira Branca CGH (Eletrobras Eletrosul).

We continue to seek and study opportunities to operate in new businesses from different generation sources, prioritizing clean energy and gas-fired thermal opportunities.

The inventory studies of the hydroelectric potential in the stretch of the Madeira River basin and its main tributaries located in Bolivian and Brazilian territory  will also be held in a partnership with Bolivia's National Electricity Company (Ende) and the Latin American Development Bank (CAF).

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