We know that energy is essential at this time of crisis. For this reason, our teams are at the forefront of the battle against Coronavirus (COVID-19), to guarantee the supply of energy to everyone, always with responsibility and safety for our employees and customers. Count on our energy.

EDP, committed to its employees, customers and the population, keep following the evolution regarding the new Coronavirus scenario and is adopting a set of preventive and contingency measures at the global level.

The implementation of these measures is in line with the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health and Officials Health Entities in the different countries where the Group operates.

EDP ​​Brasil created a Crisis Management Committee with professionals from different areas who, since February, even before the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in the country, implemented important actions for the safety of everyone, including:

  • Administrative offices are working from home;
  • Electricians working in the field have been decentralized at various operational bases throughout EDP's concession area in São Paulo and Espírito Santo and carry out different timetables, in addition to meetings and guidance by remote channels;
  • The anticipation of vaccination against H1N1 flu for employees;
  • Communication on the topic with employees was intensified, through newsletters, publications on the intranet and in the internal digital murals;
  • All international trips have been canceled and national trips reduced to the minimum necessary.

The main objective of all measures is to ensure the safety of employees and the entire population and to guarantee the quality and continuity of energy supply, which is essential in this time of crisis.

Main figures of EDP in the fight against Covid-19
Investment in shares for society

R$ 10 million

Benefited States


Supported Organizations


People benefited with food support


Respirators donated to ICUs


Donated protective equipment


Food distributed to families in social vulnerability

322,545 kg

EDP ​​delivers food cards to residents of Nova Venécia

Action is part of the EDP Solidária - Covid 19 notice, which aims to minimize the impacts caused by the pandemic on vulnerable communities in the state.


EDP and USP present musical play created to fight the pandemic

With participation of the ECA/USP Orchestra, each player was individually recoarded with cell phones to garantee social distancing.

EDP e USP apresentam peça musical criada para o enfrentamento da pandemia

EDP donates R$ 1 million to health and social entrepreneurship projects

Donations of the project EDP Solidária-Covid-19 reached R$ 2.5 million and will benefit 40 thousand people in vulnerable spaces.


EDP ​​doubles investments to projects to fight COVID-19 in vulnerable communites

Reaching R$ 2.1 million, first selected projects will reach 20,000 people.Reaching R$ 2.1 million, first selected projects will reach 20,000 people.

EDP dobra investimentos em projetos para o combate à pandemia em comunidades vulneráveis.

EDP ​​donates R$ 1 million to fight Covid-19 in Espírito Santo

Resources will be used to purchase supplies, equipment and medicines for the Santa Casa de Misericórdia in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim.

EDP contra o COVID-19

EDP ​​launches Public Notice to combat coronavirus in vulnerable communities

Company will allocate R$ 1 million to support initiatives against the pandemic. Registrations can be made until April 10 on the websitewww.institutoedp.org.br.



EDP ​​provides guidance on the suspension of power cut for residential and essential service customers.

Supply cuts in homes, hospitals and health centers serving the population are suspended for 90 days. The guideline is that customers continue to pay invoices regularly, to avoid the accumulation of amounts due.


EDP ​​makes the largest donation to purchase respirators for ICUs in São Paulo

The company will allocate R $ 6 million to the social organization Comunitas, which will acquire the equipment for public hospitals in the State of São Paulo.


personal attendance

EDP ​​interrupts face-to-face service at branches

Measure seeks to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. EDP ​​Online can be accessed through the internet at www.edponline.com.br or through a smartphone application.