The Guarantee Fund for Energy Efficiency Credit (FGEnergia) of the BNDES will receive R$30 million ($6mm) from the National Program for Electrical Energy Conservation (Procel). The resources, of the non-refundable type, will be used to support energy efficiency projects in different sectors of the economy, through the granting of guarantees.
The Ministry of Infrastructure’s final proposal for investments in public works through Pró-Brasil foresees a budget requirement of R$ 40.4 billion ($ 8bn) from 2020 to 2023. The resources would be invested in 153 road, rail, waterway and airport projects. To start these works this year, the IM need an extra injection of R$ 5 billion ($ 1bn). The ministry has already executed 70% of the budget guaranteed in 2020.
Embraer issued a note to the market stating that it has signed a contract with five public and private banks to raise $300 million in loans to finance working capital for exports. According to the statement, disbursements should be completed by the end of this month to strengthen the company’s cash position.
Eneva Electric informed that it will make a new proposal around R$ 7.5 billion ($1.5 bn) to incorporate AES Tietê, as long as it has the support of BNDESPar, the biggest shareholder of the generator that also has as partner the North American group AES. Eneva plans to pay the transaction with 130,498,292 new common shares and a cash portion of R$ 727.89 million ($ 145 mm).
Brookfield Energia Renovável has signed a contract with Solatio for the acquisition of the solar complex with 20 parks in the final stage of development, totalling 1,200 MWp of installed capacity. The total investment in these assets is estimated at R$3 billion ($600mm). The asset occupies an area of over 3,000 hectares in the municipality of Janaúba, northern Minas Gerais.