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Furnas runs a range of enterprises which generate 10 per cent of Brazil’s electricity. These enterprises include 17 hydroelectric power stations, 2 thermal power stations, approximately 24,000 km of transmission lines and 62 substations.

In total, 40 per cent of all of the energy consumed in Brazil passes through the Eletrobras Furnas System. The company is responsible for supplying energy to an area accounting for 63 per cent of Brazilian homes and 81 per cent of Brazilian GDP.