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.
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 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 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 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.
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.