All of Energisa Group’s nine distribution companies are competing in a least one category of the Abradee 2018 Awards, with a total of 21 nominations in this year’s awards. The group is competing for prizes in eleven of the award’s fifteen categories, with four in the categories for companies with up to 500 thousand consumers and seven for those distributing energy to more than 500 thousand consumers. In the group of companies with up to 500 thousand consumers, Energisa Minas Gerais, Nova Friburgo and Borborema are competing in the categories of social responsibility, operational management and best national company. Completing the ten nominations in this group, EMG is competing as a finalist in the category Customer Satisfaction.

In the group for distribution companies with more than 500 thousand consumers, Energisa Sul Sudeste is competing in the categories Customer Satisfaction, Operational Management and best companies in the south-east and nationwide. Energisa Paraíba is a finalist in the categories Economic and Financial Management and best companies in the north-east and nationwide. Completing the eleven nominations in this group, EMS, EMT and ETO are competing in the category best company in the North / Midwest and Energisa Sergipe in the category Economic and Financial Management.

The awards ceremony for the 2018 winners is taking place on June 19, in Brasília.

The Abradee Awards were created 18 years ago to recognize positive results achieved by distribution utilities in consumer services and how they help improve the living standards of the Brazilian public. It is one of the most prestigious recognitions for best practices amongst electricity distribution companies.