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Evolution & development of the Brazilian utilities sector

Evolution & development of the Brazilian utilities sector

The Brazilian energy sector increased its installed capacity from 93 GW in 2005 to almost 152 GW in 2017. Electricity consumption reached 528 GWh in 2017 with industries consuming 36% thereof. The top 10 energy conglomerates in Brazil hold 50% of distribution and participate in all segments: generation, transmission and distribution. Renewable sources cover 70% of the electricity matrix. Among the 45 main players in Brazil, energy businesses with assets of up to US$ 5 billion had the highest ROCE in 2016 (13.6% to 15.2%) while the top companies had the highest EBIT margin of 28.1%.

This report discusses the subject market, geographic footprint, energy segments, main players in each segment and their operation and financial performance according to size in assets.


1. Overview of the Brazilian energy & electricity sector:
Brief history of the electricity sector in Brazil
Companies geographic footprint and regulation structure in Brazil
Evolution of the installed capacity for electricity generation and corresponding matrix (2005-2017)
Breakdown of electricity supply and demand in Brazil (2015)
Electricity consumption breakdown per geographic region and consumer segment in Brazil (2015)
Evolution of electricity tariffs according to customer segment in Brazil (1999-2016)
Production and consumption breakdown per feedstock in the world (1800-2150)
2. Recent evolution & current structure of the utilities sector in Brazil:
Generation: capacity geographic breakdown and main energy-generating companies (2017)
Generation: active companies’ breakdown per feedstock and installed capacity (2017)
Transmission: breakdown of transmission lines and main companies (2016)
Transmisson: electricity transmission lines extension evolution in Brazil (2006-2017)
Distribution: top companies in electricity sales and portfolio of the top 5 conglomerates (2016)
Distribution: electricity consumption geographic breakdown and per type of costumer (2007-2017)
3. Overview of the main players in Brazil:
Ranking of the top players in revenue according to electricity segments in Brazil (2016)
Consolidated Ebitda of the top 10 electricity groups in Brazil (2016)
Eletrobras: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Cemig: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
CPFL: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Neoenergia: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
AES Eletropaulo: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Copel: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Light: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Energias do Brasil: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
Tractebel: group overview and evolution of the main indicators (2011-2016)
4. Biomass & renewable energy sources:
Perspectives for renewable and alternatives energy sources in the world (2014 vs. 2021)
Generation potential for energy generation per feedstock type in Brazil
Biomass energy generation and consumption breakdown per feedstock in Brazil in 2016
Biomass consumption breakdown per type of feedstock in Brazil (1970-2016)
5. Profitability and return for Brazilian companies in the global scenario:
Revenue, EBIT and ROCE of the top 45 energy companies in Brazil according to asset size (2016)
Net income, margin and capital structure for the top 45 companies according to asset size (2016)
ROCE and EBIT comparison for the top 10 energy conglomerates in Brazil (2016)
ROCE and EBIT bubble chart for the top 45 energy companies in Brazil according to size (2016)

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