Title: ANEEL

Language: Portuguese

Type: Website

Nature: Government Website, Other PPP Reference

Published: October 20, 2019


Region: Latin America and Caribbean

Country: Brazil

Sector: Energy and Power

Topic: Climate-Smart

Keywords: Climate Smart, Renewable Energy, Energy and Power Core

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Document Summary:

The National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), a special regime autarchy linked to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, was created to regulate the Brazilian electricity sector through Law No. 9,427 / 1996  and  Decree No. 2,335 / 1997 .


Document Details:

ANEEL started its activities in December 1997, having as main attributions:

  • Regulate the generation (production), transmission, distribution and sale of electricity;
  • Oversee , directly or through agreements with state agencies, the concessions, permits and electricity services;
  • Implement federal government policies and guidelines regarding the exploitation of electric energy and the utilization of hydraulic potentials;
  • Set tariffs ;
  • Settle administrative differences between agents and between those agents and consumers, and
  • Promote the activities of  concession , permission and authorization of ventures and services of electricity, by delegation of the Federal Government.

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Updated: September 15, 2021