André Salgado assumes the position of CEO of EDF Renewables do Brasil and Director of Latam

Rio de Janeiro, January 21st, 2022 – Graduated in electrical engineering and with 30 years of expertise in the energy sector, the executive leaves the position of director for South America at Framatome, an EDF Group company. Salgado has experience in nuclear generation activities and from renewable sources such as biomass, small and medium hydroelectric power plants, in addition to activities in the area of ​​energy transmission.

About EDF Renewables:

EDF Renewables is a leading international renewable energy company, with a gross installed capacity of 13.8 GW worldwide. Its development is mainly focused on wind and solar photovoltaic energy. EDF Renewables primarily operates in Europe and North America, but continues to grow and establish itself in promising regions such as Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the Middle East. The company also has strong positions in offshore wind energy and other areas of the renewable energy industry such as distributed energy and energy storage. EDF Renewables develops, builds, operates and maintains renewable energy projects, both for itself and for third parties. Most of its international subsidiaries are branded EDF Renewables. In Brazil since 2015, EDF Renewables Brasil is among the country’s leaders in the renewable energy sector, totaling 1.3 GW in projects, installed and under construction, of solar and wind energy in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Paraíba.