Awards and Certifications

1st National Award of Asset Management of the Electric Sector

Neonenergia was the winner in the Technology and Innovation category, with the case “Excellence in Control and Asset Management brings Economic-Financial Result for companies in the Electric Sector”. The award was created by Instituto Brasileiro do Cobre (Procobre) to recognize the best practices applicable to the national electric sector in concessionaires and permissionaires ‘asset management.


Abradee Award 2018

For the ninth time, Elektro was chosen as the Best Electric Energy Distributor of the Country, award given by Associação Brasileira de Distribuidores de Energia Elétrica.


Aberje Award 2018

Recognized in the category of Best Audiovisual Project of the Country with the webseries “Massarandupió: an inspiration for the future”, which tells the stories of inhabitants of a quilombola community, a hundred kilometers distant from Salvador (BA).


Época Reclame Aqui Award

Celpe, Coelba and Cosern were finalists in the Service Concessionaire category. The award – known as the Oscar of the Brazilian service – was won by Celpe, which received more than 21 thousand votes.


ODS Brazil Award – Honorable Mention

The Project of energy efficiency “Vale Luz”, developed by distributors Coelba, Celpe and Cosern got honorable mention at the first edition of ODS Brazil Award, which recognizes practices that contribute for achieving the objectives and goals of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.


Transparency in Corporate Reports

Neoenergia ranked first in the Transparency in Corporate Reports 2018 ranking, among the 100 largest companies and the 10 largest banks in Brazil, according to the report published by Transparency International.



Neoenergia was one of the 23 companies awarded by Pro-Ethics 2017, a program of the Ministry of Transparency and Office of Comptrollers General (CGU), which is now biannual. The Pro-Ethics Label recognizes companies that have effective integrity programs and meet the requirements of the Brazilian anti-corruption legislation. Neoenergia and Elektro also obtained the Label in 2016.


Best Companies to Work

Elektro distributor was elected for the fourth time the best company to work in Latin America by the Great Place to Work (GPTW).


Love Mondays Award –the most loved in Brazil

Elektro recorded grade 4.12 out of 5, which represents very satisfied, and it´s in the 35th position among the 50 companies in Brazil elected as the most loved ones. The assessments of the ranking were recorded between January and November, 2018.


Spanish Chamber of Sustainability Award

With the project “Sustainable Technologies for Fernando de Noronha”, Neoenergia got the prize Big Companies of Spanish Chamber of Sustainability Award 2018, which recognizes companies actions in social, environmental and governance areas.


500 Largest Companies in Brazil

Neoenergia advanced 11 positions in the ranking of the top 500 companies in Brazil, according to the 2018 research of Época Negócios magazine. The company climbed from 38th to the 27th position, with an advance of 38% of the net sales between years 2016 and 2017, and group growth of 27% in net profit and 69% in equity.


Best and Largest 2018

Neoenergia climbed 12 positions in the ranking of the 200 largest groups in Brazil, moving from the 36th to the 24th position in the yearbook Best and Largest 2018, published on August, 13 by Exame magazine. Neoenergia Comercialização advanced 240 positions in the ranking of the largest companies in Brazil and now ranks 309th among the 500 top in sales, in addition of being the 5th company in the country with greater wealth generation by employee (being the 3rd of the energy sector in this category).


For the complete list of the prizes received by the Group, click here.