6-K 1 elp20201222_6k.htm FORM 6-K


Washington, D.C. 20549





Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


For the month of December, 2020

Commission File Number 1-14668




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Energy Company of Paraná

(Translation of Registrant's name into English)


Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800
80420-170 Curitiba, Paraná
Federative Republic of Brazil
+55 (41) 3331-4011

(Address of principal executive offices)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.  Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  

Yes _______ No ___X____






UEGA signs natural gas supply agreement


Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL, a company that generates, transmits, distributes and trade energy, with shares listed on B3 (CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6), the NYSE (ELPVY, ELP) and the LATIBEX (XCOP), hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that the UEG Araucária S.A. ("UEGA"), indirect subsidiary of the Company, and Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. ("Petrobras") entered into an interruptible natural gas supply contract, effective from January 1, 2021 until December 31, 2021, which provides for the supply of 2,150,000 cubic meters of fuel per day, with no obligation to withdraw. As a result, UEGA will remain available to the National Interconnected System (“SIN”) and may be dispatched at the discretion of the National System Operator (“ONS”).


CVU values for UEGA, approved by the National Electric Energy Agency (“ANEEL”) is R$468.39 / MWh (four hundred and sixty-eight reais and thirty-nine cents per megawatt-hour), to be applied by ONS as from the Monthly Operation Program (“PMO”) of January 2021 and until April 30, 2021, and by the Electric Energy Trading Chamber (“CCEE”), according to dispatch No. 3,594 of December 17, 2020



Curitiba, December 22, 2020.



Adriano Rudek de Moura

Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer


For further information, please contact the Investor Relations team:

ri@copel.com or +55 41 3331-4011








Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date December 22, 2020



/S/  Daniel Pimentel Slaviero

  Daniel Pimentel Slaviero
Chief Executive Officer





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