Neoenergia’s CEO, Mario Ruiz-Tagle, emphasized
on Tuesday (3.2) the company's strong commitment to improving the quality of
the energy distribution service in the Federal District, as well as the
relationship with customers and employees of CEB Distribuição. The executive stressed, during the signing
event of the agreement that took place this Tuesday (2), at the Buriti Palace
(headquarters of FD Government), that Neoenergia has an “investment plan that
will revamp and automate the network, which will ultimately result in new jobs,
with the concentration of operational teams and goods and services, always
prioritizing the hiring of local labor and also local suppliers”.
In 2021, the company will
triple the investment as compared to the amount historically allocated per year
by the company in Brasília. The proceeds will be mainly allocated to the
expansion, automation, digitalization and revamping of the power grid.
Mario Ruiz-Tagle also
highlighted that the improvements in the electrical system and, as a result,
que quality of energy supply will bring positive impacts to attract new
investments to the Federal District, especially the commercial and industrial
Neoenergia's CEO also
praised the clear rules and predictability of the electricity sector,
attributing these features to the role played by the Ministry of Mines and
Energy and by the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel), ensuring legal
security and support for the Group to make the planned investments.