Improving service delivery and investment planning in the power sector

Sustainable energy
Brazil
COUNTRIES
Brazil
DATES
30/09/2013 - 31/10/2017
TOTAL BUDGET
€ 170 000 000
TOTAL LAIF CONTRIBUTION
€ 1 650 000
SECTOR
Sustainable energy
TYPES OF SUPPORT
Technical Assistance
CITIES / PROVINCES
State of Río Grade do Sul, Brazil
PROJECT FICHE:
DESCRIPTION

The project aimed to modernize and extend the high and medium voltage network of the Power Distribution Company of Rio Grande do Sul (CEEE-D) in order to provide a quality and reliable power distribution service and to improve the managerial capacities of CEEE-D through the upgrading of their information, financial and control systems.

The project had 5 components: 1. Investments in the high voltage power distribution system; 2. Renewal of high voltage distribution equipment and modernization of the control system; 3. Upgrade of the information and control system; 4. TA for the implementation of the Enterprise Resource Planning and of the New Commercial Management System; 5. Enhanced financial steering of investments.

RESULTS
  • Average reduction in the equivalent duration of interruptions (hours/year) in the Metropolitan, Northern and Southern areas of Rio Grande do Sul: 19.2%
  • Average reduction in the equivalent duration of interruptions (hours/year) for CEEE-D: 18.0%
  • Average reduction in interruption frequency (number per year and consumer) in the Metropolitan, Northern and Southern areas of Rio Grande do Sul: 31.4%
  • Average reduction in interruption frequency (number per year and consumer) for CEEE-D: 31.9%

  • Reduction in substation utilization factor in the Metropolitan area: 18.6%

  • Reduction in losses (with respect to power injections in CEEE-D network): 7.2%

  • Reduction in technical losses: 19.7%

LEAD FINANCING PARTNER
CO-FINANCING PARTNERS
CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
CRIS REFERENCE
DCI-ALA/2013/328-952