COPEL - Companhia Paranaense de Energia

11/24/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/24/2021 16:15

Current Report by Foreign Issuer (Form 6-K)


Washington, D.C. 20549


Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of November, 2021

Commission File Number 1-14668


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Energy Company of Paraná

(Translation of Registrant's name into English)

José Izidoro Biazetto, 158
81200-240 Curitiba, Paraná
Federative Republic of Brazil
+55 (41) 3331-4011

(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes _______ No ___X____

UEGA extends gas supply agreement

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL ("Company"), a company that generates, transmits, distributes, and sells power, with shares listed on B3 S.A. - Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão (CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6, CPLE11), on NYSE (ELP) and on LATIBEX (XCOP, XCOPO, XCOPU), informs its shareholders and the market in general that UEG Araucária SA ("UEGA"), an indirect subsidiary of the Company, and Petróleo Brasileiro SA ("Petrobras") signed an addendum to the contract for the purchase and sale of natural gas for thermoelectric generation in the interruptible modality, which extends the term from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2022. The agreement provides for the supply of 2,150,000 cubic meters of fuel per day, with no obligation to withdraw. As a result, UEGA will remain available to the National Interconnected System("SIN") and may be dispatched at the discretion of the National System Operator ("ONS").

Curitiba, November 24, 2021.

Adriano Rudek de Moura

Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer

For further information, please contact the Investor Relations team:

[email protected] or (41) 3331-4011


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date November 24, 2021


/S/ Daniel Pimentel Slaviero

Daniel Pimentel Slaviero
Chief Executive Officer


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