Environmental Education and Communication Program

Environmental education and communication The characteristics of the projects and the social and environmental programs carried out by Copel are presented at meetings, when relevant or requested by the community. This interaction generates reports on compliance with the environmental licensing process. Also in compliance with the licensing process, the communities take part in environmental education […]

Riparian Forests

Copel has more than 14 thousand hectares of Permanent Preservation Areas – PPAs around its reservoirs, which have been managed since 2005 by the Ciliar Forests Subprogram. In the implementation of hydroelectric power plants, with the filling of reservoirs, previously anthropized and altered areas become APPs, requiring actions to protect and restore the native vegetation […]

Wildlife Fauna Program in Facilities

The Wild Fauna in Facilities Program aims to diagnose possible problems related to the presence of wild fauna in Copel’s projects, such as the presence of bees, birds and reptiles. This program produces guidelines based on current legislation for the correct handling of animals and prepares the planning to enable any management actions that may […]

Solid Waste and PCB Management Program

Copel GET’s Environmental Management Program includes, among others, the Solid Waste Management Subprogram, developed in accordance with the National Solid Waste Policy and current legislation and regulations, based on prior requirements for establishing the planning and management of activities . The subprogram is aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs, mainly 03 – […]

Ichthyofauna Monitoring Program

The Ichthyofauna Monitoring Program aims to continuously monitor the ichthyofauna of water bodies related to projects under Copel’s concession, generating scientific information and guidelines for management actions and meeting environmental constraints. This plan does not cover ichthyofauna monitoring related to compliance with the Basic Environmental Program (PBA) of projects under installation and applies to projects […]

Water Quality Monitoring

Copel periodically monitors the quality of the water in its reservoirs, assessing the limnological conditions in the area of ​​influence of the hydroelectric generation projects, with a view to ensuring legal compliance and multiple uses of the waters. In general terms, the monitoring of water quality in reservoirs is mainly guided by two Resolutions: ANA-ANEEL Resolution No. […]

Monitoring Program for Areas under Restoration

The main objective of the Monitoring Program for Areas under Restoration is to analyze environmental indicators that attest to the evolution and completion of forest restoration in permanent preservation areas around reservoirs and to meet forest compensation. By measuring and analyzing the indicators, it is possible to know when corrective actions are needed and when […]

Plant Suppression Monitoring Program

For the implementation and operation of some of Copel’s projects, vegetation suppression is necessary. In order to ensure that the suppression occurs with the greatest possible mitigation, in accordance with the requirements of the environmental licensing process and that it remains restricted to authorized areas, the Plant Suppression Monitoring Program is executed. This Program aims […]

Atmospheric Emissions and Air Quality Monitoring Program

Copel’s assets include the Figueira Thermoelectric Power Plant. This plant, which started operating in the 60s, underwent a complete modernization, which will bring, among other benefits, the improvement in environmental performance associated with atmospheric emissions and air quality in the surroundings. The new plant, scheduled to start operating in mid-2021, will have a modern atmospheric […]

Sanitary and Industrial Effluent Monitoring Program

The objective of the program for continuous monitoring of the effluents produced at Copel’s facilities is to record and guarantee the regularity of the facilities, ensuring compliance with the legal requirements and the conditioning factors of the environmental licensing of the undertakings, aiming to: – Monitor the parameters established for the compliance of the discharge […]