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ABRADEEBrazilian Association of Electric Energy Distributors.

ANEELBrazilian Electric Power Agency (Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica).

B

Basic networkInterconnected transmission lines, dams, energy transformers and equipment with voltage equal to or higher than 230 kV, or installations with lower voltage as determined by ANEEL.

C

CCEEElectric Energy Trading Chamber.

CBEEBrazilian Trader of Emergency Energy.

CVMBrazilian Securities and Exchange Commission.

CustContract for the Use of the Transmission System to be signed by the Unit Supplied and the System National Operator (ONS). The contracting of access to the transmission systems not bound by the Initial Contracts.

D

DECEquivalent Duration of Interruption per Consumer Unit. It indicates the number of average hours that a consumer is left without electric energy during a certain period, usually monthly.

E

EAEECharge for acquisition of emergency energy.

EBITDAEarnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization expenses.

ECEEmergency Energy Charge - a fee paid by consumers and passed through by distributors to CBEE to finance the location of the thermo plants to be used when there is an occasional reduction in the hydro reservoirs.

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Fator X(X Factor) A mechanism that allows for the pass-through of productivity gains of electric energy distributors to consumers, by way of the tariffs.

FECEquivalent Frequency of Interruption per Consuming Unit. It indicates how many times, in average, there was an interruption at the consuming unit.

Free ConsumersThese are energy consumers who, pursuant to Law 9,074, of July 1995, and ANEEL Resolution 264, of August 13, 1998 choose to buy energy from any market distributor/trader, freely negotiating the price and term of the electric energy supply, pursuant to specific legislation and regulations.

G

Gigawatt (GW)One billion watts.

Gigawatt hour (GWh)One gigawatt of power supplied or demanded for one hour, or one billion watt hours.

H

High voltageA class of nominal system voltages equal to or greater than 100,000 volts (100 kVs) and less than 230,000 volts (230 kVs).

Hydroelectric plant or hydroelectric facilityA generating unit that uses water power to drive the electric generator.

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Installed capacityThe level of electricity which can be delivered from a particular generating unit on a full-load continuous basis under specified conditions as designated by the manufacturer.

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K

Kilovolt (kV)One thousand volts.

Kilowatt (kW)One thousand watts.

Kilowatt hour (KWh)One kilowatt of power supplied or demanded for one hour, or one thousand watt hours.

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M

MAEMercado Atacadista de Energia Elétrica.(Wholesale Market of Electric Energy).

MMEMinistério de Minas e Energia (Ministry of Mines and Energy).

Megawatt (MW)One million watts.

Megawatt hour (MWh)One megawatt of power supplied or demanded for one hour, or one million watt hours.

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O

ONSElectric System National Operator. A private law corporate entity authorized to carry out coordination and control activities of the electric energy generation and transmission operations, in the interconnected systems.

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RABRegulatory asset base. Group discos RAB information is available on tariff review technical notes in section "Investors' Information > Technical Notes ".

S

Small hydroelectric power plant or PCHs# Power plants with capacity from 1 MW to 30 MW.

SubstationAn assemblage of equipment which switches and/or changes or regulates the voltage of electricity in a transmission and distribution system.

T

TUSDTariff for the Use of the Distribution System. Created by ANEEL and adjusted yearly.

Thermoelectric plantA generating unit which uses combustible fuel, such as coal, oil, diesel natural gas or other hydrocarbon as the source of energy to drive the electric generator.

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V

VoltThe basic unit of electric force analogous to water pressure in pounds per square inch.

W

WattThe basic unit of electrical power.

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