Based in Brazil's southeastern city of Belo Horizonte, Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais S.A. (Cemig) is a holding company controlled by the government of Minas Gerais state. The company owns generation, transmission and distribution assets throughout Brazil, including in the federal district and 22 states. The firm also distributes piped natural gas through subsidiary Companhia de Gás de Minas Gerais (Gasmig). The business group, one of Brazil's largest, leads a conglomerate of more than 200 companies and consortiums. It owns and operates, in conjunction with its generator Cemig Geração e Transmissão S.A, 70 hydro, thermo and wind power plants with total installed capacity of 7,158MW. Cemig Distribuição S.A, another subsidiary, serves 35mn people through a distribution network totaling more than 22,000km. Transchile Charrúa Transmisión S.A., created by a consortium between Cemig and Brazilian firm Companhia Tecnica de Engenharia Eletrica (Alusa), was granted authorization in 2005 to build, operate and maintain the Charrúa-Temuco transmission line in Chile's Biobío and Araucanía regions.
Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais S.A.
Av. Barbacena 1200, 5º andar, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil