Loans to support energy companies will have a maximum of $ 2.8 bn

A structured operation in the government to support energy distributors through loans due to the impacts of the coronavirus on the sector will involve a ceiling value of R$ 15.6 billion ($ 2.8 billion), according to the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). According to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the sector has had an accumulated default of 10.16% since March 18, against a monthly average of 2.4% in the first half of 2019.

Source: UOL Economia