Regulatory Environment

Copel is an active agent in the electricity sector through its participation in specific meetings with the regulator, public hearings and consultations, and the submission of subsidies. The Company is involved in the preparation of normative acts, which contributes to the improvement of regulatory frameworks and, therefore, to the generation of value in the medium and long term.

The responsibility for monitoring and acting in this direction is the Company’s regulatory area, which, on a daily basis, provides publicity to the acts and news in the electricity sector; maps the risks; identifies the areas and processes involved; and ensures compliance with regulatory deadlines, in addition to controlling the regulatory remuneration base and the tariff adjustment and review processes.

The regulatory area is shared between Copel (Holding) and its integral subsidiaries, acting in accordance with the contract. Its performance is evaluated by specific indicators: control of the deadlines for compliance with the regulatory consulting; control of the deadlines for compliance with administrative processes; and effectiveness in the participation in Aneel’s Public Hearings and Consultations, and the first indicator is part of the performance evaluation of the Company’s regulatory area.

Participation in Associations

The representation in associations of the energy sector and the performance of Copel’s regulatory area, together with its technical areas, allows the Company to actively participate in the regulation and legislative process related to bills in the energy sector, exercising its political influence to defend its interests and those of society as a whole.

Participation in energy sector associations also occurs at the level of subsidiaries, through representatives who are experts in their businesses. In general, associations are structured through working groups or committees, guaranteeing specific dedication to relevant topics that are on the agenda in the energy sector. These professionals meet in groups or committees that address legal, economic, financial, regulatory, operational, security, market-related and environmental issues, including analyzes involving issues related to climate change. To find out about the energy sector associations that Copel GeT and Copel DIS participate in and at what level, access the Socio-environmental and Economic-Financial Reports of these subsidiaries.

Copel (Holding), Copel GeT and Copel DIS also participate in entities aimed at promoting sustainability, as well as assuming a series of commitments in this regard.

Additionally, as a mixed capital company, Copel is legally prohibited from making contributions to political campaigns or organizations: Art. 31, item III, of Law No. 9,096, of September 19, 1995, prohibits parties from receiving, directly or indirectly, in any form or pretext, contribution or pecuniary or estimable assistance in money, including through advertising of any kind, coming from public entities and legal entities of any nature, except for the appropriations referred to in art. 38 of this Law and those from the Special Fund for Campaign Financing.


Energy Sector Associations GRI 2-28

Annual Value of Contributions



Associação Brasileira de Distribuidoras de Energia Elétrica – ABRADEE

Brazilian Association of Electrical Power Distributors

R$ 584.040,55

R$ 906.662,25

Associação Brasileira das Empresas de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica – ABRATE

Brazilian Association of Electrical Power Transmission Companies

R$ 186.572,30

R$ 302.269,85

Associação Brasileira das Empresas Geradoras de Energia Elétrica – ABRAGE

Brazilian Association of Electrical Power Generation Companies

R$ 586.364,64

R$ 232.292,92

Associação Brasileira dos Produtores Independentes de Energia Elétrica – APINE

Brazilian Association of Independent Electricity Producers

R$ 194.905,08

R$ 223.950,45

Associação Brasileira de Energia Eólica – ABEEÓLICA

Brazilian Wind Power Association

R$ 84.000,00

R$ 156.599,08

Associação Brasileira de Geração de Energia Limpa – ABRAGEL

Brazilian Association of Clean Energy Generation

R$ 100.800,00

R$ 129.500,00

Associação Brasileira do Carvão Mineral – ABCM

Brazilian Mineral Coal Association

R$ 35.280,00

R$ 51.765,27

Associação Brasileira de Companhias de Energia Elétrica – ABCE

Brazilian Association of Electrical Power Companies

R$ 44.403,00

R$ 49.749,00

Associação Brasileira de Manutenção e Gestão de Ativos – ABRAMAN

Brazilian Maintenance and Asset Management Association

R$ 4.062,00

R$ 32.410,00

Associação Brasileira de Energia Solar Fotovoltaica – ABSOLAR

Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Power Association

R$ 48.576,00

R$ 0,00

Total das Contribuições

R$ 1.869.003,57

R$ 2.085.198,82