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EDF Renewables in Brazil

In Brasil

In Brazil since 2015, EDF Renewables works in the development, construction and operation of wind and photovoltaic solar energy generation projects with a portfolio of 1.7 GW.

Our portfolio offers solutions in renewable energy supply and energy storage enabling our customers to meet their energy goals competitively and sustainably. To learn more, check out our solutions.

  • R$ 6

    billion invested
  • 1,7 GW

    in projects made feasible
  • 850 000 tons of CO2

    avoided annually
  • 320 MW

    in the free market

Board

André Salgado

CEO of EDF Renewables Brazil and Director of Latam

André Salgado assumed the position of CEO of EDF Renewables Brazil and Director of Latam in 2022. Graduated in electrical engineering and with 30 years of expertise in the energy sector, the executive was the South America director at Framatome, an EDF Group company.

André Salgado assumed the position of CEO of EDF Renewables Brazil and Director of Latam in 2022. Graduated in electrical engineering and with 30 years of expertise in the energy sector, the executive was the South America director at Framatome, an EDF Group company.

Salgado has experience in nuclear generation activities and from renewable sources such as biomass, small and medium hydroelectric plants, in addition to activities in the area of ​​energy transmission.

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Raissa Cafure Lafranque

New Business Director and Deputy CEO

She has served as New Business Director at EDF Renewables do Brasil since 2019 and Deputy CEO since October 2021. Raissa is responsible for the development of projects and partnerships, origination of PPAs and pricing, M&A (greenfield and brownfield), and the internal investment approval process. She joined the company in 2015 and was responsible for the development of more than 2.5 GW of solar and wind projects.

She has served as New Business Director at EDF Renewables do Brasil since 2019 and Deputy CEO since October 2021. Raissa is responsible for the development of projects and partnerships, origination of PPAs and pricing, M&A (greenfield and brownfield), and the internal investment approval process. She joined the company in 2015 and was responsible for the development of more than 2.5 GW of solar and wind projects.

Raissa has a degree in electrical engineering from UFSC (Brazil) and ENSEEIHT (France) and has a master’s degree in Power Electronics from ENSEEIHT.

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Leonardo Machado

Implementation Director

He has served as Implementation Director since 2021. Leonardo is responsible for leading the Development, PMO and Construction areas. He joined EDF Renewables in 2017 and led the construction actions of the portfolio of projects totaling 527 MW.

He has served as Implementation Director since 2021. Leonardo is responsible for leading the Development, PMO and Construction areas. He joined EDF Renewables in 2017 and led the construction actions of the portfolio of projects totaling 527 MW.

Over the past 16 years, Leonardo worked with power generation and transmission projects in Brazil and Ecuador. He is an Electrical Engineer graduated from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, with a Master in Construction Management from Florida Int. University and PMP certification.

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Luísa Moreira

Asset Operations Director

Luísa is the head of the Asset Operations Department since 2021, responsible for managing all projects in operation such as contract management, performance and results assessment, energy and regulatory management, interface with partners, among others. She joined EDF Renewables in 2017 to structure the management of operating assets.

Luísa is the head of the Asset Operations Department since 2021, responsible for managing all projects in operation such as contract management, performance and results assessment, energy and regulatory management, interface with partners, among others. She joined EDF Renewables in 2017 to structure the management of operating assets.

Luísa has an extensive experience in the renewable sector, working in wind and solar projects. She has a degree in Electrical Engineering from UFMG and an MBA in Administration with a focus on the Electric Sector from FGV-MG.

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FERNANDA BARBOSA

Legal and Compliance Director

Head of EDF Renewables Legal and Compliance Department since 2019. She is responsible for managing the Legal and Compliance Department, in addition to the company’s Communication and Insurance areas. She joined EDF Renewables team in 2017, as a Legal Manager, with the aim of creating and organizing the Legal Department.

Head of EDF Renewables Legal and Compliance Department since 2019. She is responsible for managing the Legal and Compliance Department, in addition to the company’s Communication and Insurance areas. She joined EDF Renewables team in 2017, as a Legal Manager, with the aim of creating and organizing the Legal Department.

Over the past 13 years, she has been dedicated to providing legal support to internal teams of electric power generation companies in the acquisition, development, construction and operation of large renewable energy projects.

Fernanda is a lawyer specialized in Business Law at the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC).

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Alain Sandansamy

Technical Support Director

Leader of the Latam Technical Support Department since 2021. Alain was responsible for creating and managing the company’s Purchasing and Contracts area in Brazil. His experience at EDF Renewables started in 2011 in Paris. In 2016 he was transferred to Brazil.

Leader of the Latam Technical Support Department since 2021. Alain was responsible for creating and managing the company’s Purchasing and Contracts area in Brazil. His experience at EDF Renewables started in 2011 in Paris. In 2016 he was transferred to Brazil.

Alain has been working in the energy sector since 2010. He has an engineering degree in the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Toulouse and a master’s degree in International Strategy and Industrial Marketing from the École de Management de Lyon, both French institutions.

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Jessica Von Moegen

Financial Director

Jessica is responsible for the Financial Department since April 2022. At EDF Renewables in Brazil since 2020, the executive also worked at the head office in Paris, where she ensured the implementation of the EDF Group’s accounting rules in each subsidiary.

Jessica is responsible for the Financial Department since April 2022. At EDF Renewables in Brazil since 2020, the executive also worked at the head office in Paris, where she ensured the implementation of the EDF Group’s accounting rules in each subsidiary.

Jessica holds a degree in Accounting from the Ordre des Experts Comptables and a master’s degree in Accounting, Controlling, Law and Taxes from Kedge, France

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