EDF Renewables Brazil is elected as a member of the Board of Directors of ABEEólica

Rio de Janeiro, April 27th, 2023 – The vice president of EDF Renewables Brazil, Raíssa Cafure Lafranque, was elected member of the Board of Directors of ABEEólica, for the 2023/2025 biennium, in the “Developers and Investors” category. The nomination is an important achievement, which ratifies the company’s commitment to the country, aiming at building a sustainable long-term framework.

“Brazil has enormous energy potential and everything it needs to become a global leader in the energy transition. On the board, I hope to bring the vision and expertise of EDF Renewables to help in the sustainable growth of the onshore and offshore chains, in addition to contributing to a more diverse environment, increasing the female presence”, says Raíssa.

In the energy sector for more than ten years, the executive acts directly in the feasibility of projects, in addition to leading the structuring of new technologies in Brazil, such as offshore wind and green hydrogen. As ABEEólica’s advisor, Raíssa plays a fundamental role in the association’s decision-making, such as the definition of policies, plans, goals and strategies. This is the first participation of EDF Renewables in the ABEEólica council.

About EDF Renewables Brazil:
In Brazil since 2015, EDF Renewables Brazil is among the country’s leaders in the renewable energy sector, totaling more than 1.8 GW in solar and wind energy projects in operation and under construction in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Paraíba. EDF Renewables is a global energy player which develops, builds and operates renewable power generation plants. As a major player in the energy transition worldwide, EDF Renewables deploys, within EDF Group, competitive, responsible and value-creating projects. In every country, our teams show their commitment to local stakeholders every day, adding their expertise and capacity for innovation to the fight against climate change.