Alexandre Azevedo takes over as EDF Renewables’ New Business Director in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, November 21st , 2023 – The executive will be responsible for the Investment area, in addition to the areas of Prospecting & New Business Development, Regulatory, Social and Environmental Responsibility and Land Ownership. Alexandre joined EDF Renewables as New Business Manager in 2020, supporting the company’s growth strategy. He has accumulated a solid experience with more than 10 years of experience and has worked for different companies in the sector. Alexandre holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia – UFBA (Brazil), a master’s degree in Renewable Energy from the École d’Ingénieurs Généralistes – EIGSI (France), and an MBA in Strategic and Economic Business Management from FGV (Brazil).

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables is an international energy company which develops, builds and operates renewable power generation plants. As a major player in the energy transition worldwide, EDF Renewables deploys, within EDF, 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. At the end of 2022, EDF Renewables operates a net installed wind and solar capacity of 11.4 GW (18.5 GW gross) worldwide. Mainly present in Europe and North America, EDF Renewables is pursuing its development by taking a position in promising emerging markets such as: Brazil, China, India, South Africa and in the Middle East. Historically active in onshore wind and photovoltaics, the Company is now strongly positioned on offshore wind and floating wind as well as in new technologies such as energy storage, floating solar and agrivoltaism. In Brazil since 2015, EDF Renewables do Brasil is one of the country’s leaders in the renewable energy sector, totaling more than 1.8 GW in viable solar and wind energy projects in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Paraíba.