Corporate profile


With 72 years of history, we are one of the largest generation and transmission companies in the country. All our energy generation is concentrated in the Northeast, but it is distributed to the North, Northeast, Center-West and Southeast regions.

Founded in 1948, Chesf (São Francisco Hydroelectric Company) is a publicly held corporation and a mixed economy subsidiary of Eletrobras. The Company is headquartered in Recife, Pernambuco.

How we create value

The model presented below, a summary of how our activities interact with the external environment (sectoral, political and macroeconomic context) in order to give consistent returns to stakeholders and society.

Our impacts

The business model of Eletrobras companies as well as the impacts of the activities that are part of it were thought out together for the entire system. Below we present the impacts valid for Chesf.