Documents received for auction of Amazonas Energia has more term

The deadline for submission of documents was changed from 22 for 23 Of this month.
19/10/2018 18h08 - Updated 19/10/2018 18h08
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Luciano Nascimento – Agency Brazil

After announcing the maintenance of the date of the auction and privatization of Amazonas Energia, the government changed the schedule of the event, extending the deadline for submission of the documentation of the interested companies. The deadline for submission of documents was changed from 22 for 23 Of this month.

The company's auction is scheduled for the day 25. The auction schedule was also changed, passing from 10 am to 15h on Thursday. Thereby, interested parties must submit documentation from 14h to 17h.

Yesterday (18), Minister of Mines and Energy, Moreira Franco, He said the government will keep the auction of Amazonas Energia privatization, even after the Senate rejected the bill it made possible the sale of electricity distribution companies of Eletrobras.

In assessing the Minister and Eletrobras, the project was not autorizativo for the sale of businesses, but, sim, creating "more attractive" to potential applicants. The event maintenance announcement was made during the signing ceremony of the concession contract of Piaui Energy Company (Cepisa), the six first distribution Eletrobras to be sold, in July.

"The auction of the Amazon is marked, the date maintenance decision remains. We will act in the same way that we act with all other distributors who are in the process of preparing for contract signature ", said Moreira.

On the evening of Tuesday (16), the Senate rejected, by 34 votes to 18, the project that facilitated the sale of six distributors of Eletrobras. The next day, it impacted, including not Ibovespa, Stock Exchange index of Sao Paulo, which opened the day lower, He had oscillation and closed slightly higher.

Eletrobras will administer the contracts of distributors that are not sold until the day 31 December 2018. At the end of term, the shareholders' meeting must decide whether to accept further extension of the interim administration of term business or liquidate that have not been privatized, which would lead the Union to assume the power distribution service.

"We have until the day 31 December and, for this, we are looking to take all measures. First to preserve the maintenance service. The government bears this responsibility of preserving services ", the minister said. "We want to keep this commitment to the Amazon population, but we are convinced that the environment for the auction remains the same ", the minister added.

In addition to Cepisa, In August, They sold the Electricity Company of Acre (Eletroacre), Rondonia Power Plants (Ceron) and Boa Vista Energia, Roraima. Companhia Energetica de Alagoas (Cancelled) is the sale suspended by an injunction of the Supreme Court (STF). In the case of Amazonas Energia, those interested in the distribution of the purchase have until 22 this month to submit proposals.


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