Companhia Energética de Petrolina

Energy

Power generation is also one of our areas of business.

Companhia Energética de Petrolina

We entered into the energy sector by means of Companhia Energética de Petrolina (CEP), in 2002. The undertaking composed of the Thermo-electric Power Plant Station Emergency Plan from 2002 to 2005 created by the Federal Government. CEP was ideally set to become a peaking power plant among the most modern companies in the country. With 8 motors able to produce 128 megawatts (power with capacity to supply a city with up to 500,000 inhabitants), this plant sold in auction its generation capacity for 15 years, whereas respective contracts will expire in 12/31/2023.

Investment for its execution reached U$ 100 million, including infrastructure works and equipment and software purchasing. Today, CEP supplies to 30 energy distributors, in addition to contributing to economical development, in an expressive manner to the city of Petrolina and the surrounding region.