BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

To construct projects, investigations and methodologies that allow to proactively guarantee business sustainability.

SCOPE:

It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems
Telecommunications
Road Concessions

It includes:
Regulatory and legal environments (business, environmental, social, property taxes, general taxes and occupational health, among others)
Social, economic and politic environment
Market, competitors, suppliers and customers
Analysis of business modifying trends
Energy market
Demand management

Not included:
Topics concerning specific projects

 


POWER SYSTEM STUDIES

Simulation of the behavior of a power system to obtain the expected response and predict its behavior in permanent, dynamic and transient regimes for design, planning and operation scenarios.

SCOPE:
It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems (XM)

 It includes:
Operation planning
Expansion studies
Electrical studies
Protection coordination studies
Network optimization
Simulation tools for electrical power systems
Modeling electrical power systems
Power studies

 Not included:
Control centers

 


MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

To construct projects, research, practical applications, developments and/or improvements designed to define, implement, evaluate and adjust a strategy for maintenance and equipment useful life diagnosis to contribute to operational efficiency by defining all required actions, regularities and control points to fully manage asset life cycle.

SCOPE:

It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems
Telecommunications
Road Concessions

It includes:
Maintenance planning and evaluation
Operational trustworthiness (equipment, processes, people and organizational atmosphere)
Maintenance information management
Operational security
Maintenance risk management

Not included:
Acquisition, project management, environmental and social issues
Maintenance execution (already included in the Transmission Lines and Electrical Substations categories)

 


PROJECT MANAGEMENT

To structure projects, investigations, developments and/or improvements to methodologies, procedures or tools for infrastructure projects with an emphasis on asset life cycle.

SCOPE:
It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems
Telecommunications
Road concessions

 It includes:
Investment structuring
Project planning
Project execution
Risk management associated to projects
Environmental, social and property management
Liquidation, closure, delivery and ex-post evaluation

 Not included:
Technical characteristics of assets / homologation / specifications

 


TRANSVERSAL PROCESSES

To construct projects, research, development, innovations and/or improvements related to other business transversal areas of knowledge as enablers for value generation.

SCOPE:

It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems
Intelligent system networks
Telecommunications
Road Concessions

It includes:
Human and organizational management
Knowledge management
Communications and relationship management
Finance management
Commercial and marketing management
Auditing
Risks (models, methodologies and tools)
Supplying
Information technologies

Not included:
Legal framework or environment (already included in the Environment category)

 


OPERATION MANAGEMENT

To construct projects, research, developments and/or improvements that allow optimizing the actual operation of physical assets.

SCOPE:
It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Real-time operation systems (XM)
Telecommunications (only related to control centers)
Road Concessions (only related to control centers)

 It includes:
Operation planning
Operation execution
Operation evaluation
Energy and electrical studies
SCADA systems and control centers
Operation risk management

 Not included:
Energy market

 


TRANSMISSION LINES

To construct projects, research, development and/or improvements related to the technical management of transmission lines and optical fiber assets during their life cycle.

SCOPE:

It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport
Telecommunications (optical fiber networks)

It includes:
Route selection
Construction logistics
Design, engineering and constructive method
Diagnostic technologies
Maintenance execution and asset renovation
Management of risks associated to transmission lines assets

Not included:
Operation management
Maintenance planning and evaluation
Diagnostic methodologies

 


ELECTRICAL SUBSTATIONS

To construct projects, research, development and/or improvements related to the technical management of electrical substation assets during their life cycle.

SCOPE:
It covers the following businesses:
Energy transport

It includes:
Inductive, capacitive and high-voltage equipment
Protection, control and automatization
Information or technological solutions for substations
Diagnostic technologies
Maintenance and asset renovation execution
Risk management associated to electrical substations assets

Not included:
Operation management
Maintenance planning and evaluation
Diagnostic methodologies
Telecommunications
Facility logistics