According to the Brazilian Association for Awareness of the Dangers of Electricity (Abracopel), in the Statistical Yearbook of Accidents of Electrical Origin 2021, fires caused by overloading accounted for 38.8% of all accidents occurred in 2020
Company recommends to its over 15.6 million consumers to adopt preventive measures when it is raining, reducing these and other risks caused by weather conditions.
2021 is ending and in this period, it is common for people to set off fireworks, that is why Neoenergia reinforces some precautions and guidelines that will help to avoid and prevent accidents at this time.
Neoenergia has given some care to the moment of purchasing and installing these products and the other items that make up the traditional Christmas decoration.
Accidental touches on wiring during renovations and constructions and use of benjamin ("T") with multiple appliances connected to the same outlet are just some of the situations that can lead to serious and even fatal accidents.
Attentive to the determinations of the National Agency of Electric Energy (Aneel), which announced changes in the collection amount of the tariff flags, Neoenergia advises customers to use energy consciously and avoid wasting energy.
With over 20 years working in the electricity sector, the company points out the most common causes and respective prevention actions
Thermovisors check the temperature of the cables, connections and transformers of the electrical network, identifying points of change that may require intervention or monitoring before problems occur.
In the first quarter, 136,000 inspections were carried out, recovering more than 88 GWh in the concession areas of four distributors. In these actions, companies replaced 115,000 obsolete meters and/or with possible defects.
Planting and pruning should be done with planning to preserve urban afforestation, which brings safety and quality of life to the population. Neoenergia's distributors understand afforestation as an environmental heritage.
A 155-meter mural was installed at the new Elektro substation, in Guarujá. Produced by local artists, the initiative is already taking place at the company's substations in the Northeast.
Operations aim to ensure power supply to sites dedicated to fighting the disease and are being adopted by Coelba(BA), Celpe (PE), Cosern (RN), Elektro (SP/MS) and Neoenergia CEB-D (DF).
The company preventively replaces, on average, 21 thousand poles of the grid every year. Overall, more than 10 million poles comprise the assets of its five distributors.
The technology replaces the use of mineral oil and features, among several advantages, reduction of environmental impact, due to the exchange of petroleum-based material for non-toxic fluids, easily biodegradable.
Neoenergia is expanding its technologies by developing a system for measuring the grounding resistance in substations, which reinforces the safety of operations by enabling a more accurate and safe diagnosis.
Activity was performed at Termopernambuco in order to reduce the maintenance time of the equipment and assure the energy generation availability.
Neoenergia prepared directions to reinforce the population’s safety, either in using household appliances and electronic devices or taking aware attitudes. See more.
As summer approaches and temperatures rise, there is an increase in the use of appliances such as air conditioning, fans and fridges. Aiming at encouraging conscious consumption, Neoenergia has listed some habits that foster the best use of energy.
During New Year’s Eve celebrations people use to set off fireworks, so Neoenergia warns about the dangers which can be caused when this is made near the electrical grid. The company prepared some guidelines to avoid accidents.
Thinking about people's well-being and ways to prevent accidents, Neoenergia organized guidelines involving the conscious use of decorative elements, so that the holiday celebration is only full of good moments.
The company carries out several initiatives aimed at broadening the access to information on renewable sources early in the childhood. Education with Energy project, under the Energy Efficiency Program (EEP) regulated by Aneel, is an example of this.
The time to build and renovate the property comes with many expectations and requires some care. With this in mind, Neoenergia has organized essential guidelines to ensure safety in situations involving the electric grid.
Neoenergia’s energy efficiency manager, Ana Christina Mascarenhas, warns on the importance of changing habits and uncovers some myths and truths on actions that contribute for saving energy at home.
Event will be broadcasted by YouTube and educational and cultural television from seven Brazilian states next 22 (Saturday), at 4pm. The initiative is a partnership with Neoenergia through its distributors Coelba, Celpe, Cosern and Elektro.
The volume represents an increase of 38.9% interruptions, considering all concession areas of the group, in relation to the same period in 2019, when almost 811 downtimes were registered.
For the celebration of Neoenergia’s 23rd anniversary, the Company will promote a live broadcast on August 1st with singer Péricles, at 5 pm, in its YouTube channel, with room for safety guidelines when using electric energy.
The popular Brazilian habit of building illegal construction expansion over the roof slab is even more dangerous when there is no safe distance from the wiring. In the country, this is one of the main causes of accidents involving the electric network.
With so many time at home, domestic environment can bring some risks when using energy. With this in mind, Neoenergia organized a set of tips aimed at avoiding electric accidents, particularly for those involved in children’s universe.
The raining season has begun in Northeast and it is very important that people take preventive actions to keep their safety. Precautions are even more important as long as people stay at home due to the pandemic.
After conducting a survey to understand how to take the topic to the communities, the company closed a partnership with 27 influencer's local content creators, promoted a live with Elba Ramalho and created an exclusive website for the subject.
With the HealthCheck solution, more than 12 thousand employees start to record information about physical and mental health weekly, allowing the company to make more assertive decisions in the work of preventing the cases of the new coronavirus.
With no gathering in the streets, the public will have all eyes turned to the cell phone, computer or TV screens to watch, live, in Saint Anthony’s Day, June 13, Elba Ramalho’s performance, with live broadcasting in the singer’s YouTube channel.
Safety inspections, the so-called proactive actions to avoid work accidents, increased 317% in the period from January to April 2020 versus the same period of last year, amounting to 6,996 inspections with field teams.