AES: Important fact – Investment and energy supply agreement



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Tax identification number (CNPJ / MF) 37.663.076 / 0001-07

Company registration (NIRE) 35.300.552.644


AES Brasil Energia SA (“AES Brasil”) (B3: AESB3),, in accordance with article 157, paragraph 4 of Federal Law 6404 of December 15, 1976, as amended, and rule 44 published on August 23, 2021 by the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM), as amended, informs its shareholders and the market that on that date it has concluded, through a subsidiary, with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unipar Carbocloro SA (“Unipar”), an investment agreement (“ Agreement ”) for the establishment of a joint venture with shared control for the purposes of wind energy production (“ JV ”and“ Project ”).

AES Brasil and Unipar reiterate a successful partnership in a new self-generation project which has 91 MW of installed wind capacity, i.e. the equivalent of 46 MW on average of energy supplied to the P50, of which 40 MW on average will be sold through a contract 20-year term (“PPA”) to be signed between the JV and Unipar on the closing date of the transaction and effective in 2024.

The project will be developed at the Cajuína wind farm (“complex”), in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, after the fulfillment of the preconditions for the closure of the operation foreseen in the agreement, with a planned start of construction. for the second quarter of 2022. The estimated CAPEX for the development of the wind farm is approximately R $ 5.6 million / MW installed.

AES Brasil is strengthening its strategy of growth and diversification of its portfolio by developing projects from renewable sources and complementary to hydraulic sources, with long-term contracts and solid returns, aimed at creating value for its shareholders.

The Company will keep the market and its shareholders in a timely manner and duly informed of subsequent events.

São Paulo, December 22sd, 2021.


Alexandre gregori

Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations


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