Santo Antônio Energia is the concessionaire responsible for building and operating the Santo Antônio Hydroelectric Plant – one of the first major Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) projects to begin operations.

A concessionaire was created with a challenge: installing one of the largest hydroelectric plants in the Legal Amazon area, taking maximum advantage of the Madeira River’s hydro-power potential while respecting local communities and the environment.

The project was only possible as the result of a partnership among Brazilian companies which are leaders in building and operating hydroelectric plants: Furnas Centrais Elétricas (72,3642%), Caixa FIP Amazônia Energia (9,5244%), Novonor Energia do Brasil S.A. (8,8577%), SAAG Investimentos (5,1114%) e Cemig Geração e Transmissão (4,1423%). The shareholders’ wide-ranging experience was applied to plan and operate a unique project, which will contribute to energy security in the North Region and throughout Brazil.

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