Brazil's federal utility holding company Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobras) owns, operates and maintains power generation, transmission, distribution and marketing assets throughout the country. The company also acts as an agent for managing and investing government funds related to the energy sector. With 45 hydroelectric plants, 125 thermoelectric plants, eight wind farms and two nuclear plants, Eletrobras is responsible for 34% (42,987MW) of the electrical power generation in Brazil. It owns 61,500km of transmission lines and 257 substations, and participates in major generation and transmission projects under construction in the country, including hydroelectric plants found at the main tributaries of the Amazon river such as the Santo Antônio and Jirau power plants in the Madeira river, and the Belo Monte power plant in the Xingu river.
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A.
Av. Presidente Vargas 409, 13º andar, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil