Research and Development

The energy producing companies must, by law, invest the equivalent of 1% of their net operating revenue in Research and Technological Development programs of the Electric Energy Sector (R&D), according to the following: 40% in R&D projects; 40% transferred to the Ministry of Science and Technology (FNDCT) and the remaining 20% ​​transferred to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

ANEEL’s R&D Procedures address the presentation of the program, legal and regulatory aspects, project preparation format, project inspection and evaluation parameters and criteria.

TOPICS OF INTEREST FOR R&D PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

R&D projects selected by EDF Norte Fluminense must meet at least one of three criteria: respect for the environment, efficiency in the industrial process and financial sustainability.

how to participate

Institutions interested in submitting project proposals for evaluation, taking into account the R&D topics for the electricity sector, as defined by ANEEL, should send an e-mail to: ped@edfnf.com.br.

MANUALS, LAWS AND RESOLUTIONS
DISCLOSURE OF RESULTS

In order to give transparency and publicity to the projects carried out and in progress, EDF Norte Fluminense discloses the balance in the R&D account and provides information on the projects in progress and completed. Balance in the R&D account on 3/31/2019: R$ 10.7 million (BRL).

PROJECTS COMPLETED

Since the beginning of its activities, EDF Norte Fluminense has already developed more than 45 (forty five) projects, totaling more than R$ 50 million (fifty million reais). The list of projects can be consulted through the link below.

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

We are currently developing 3 projects, with a budget of approximately R$ 7,5 million (seven million and five hundred thousand reais). Until the end of 2019, we should have 06 developing projects. The list of projects can be consulted through the link below.