Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2003
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Information and Education>Professional training and qualification, Information and Education>Information provision
Policy Target:Buildings
Agency:Ministry of Mines and Energy, Eletrobras
Funding:Eletrobras and other funding sources
Evaluation:Annual evaluation reports on PROCEL are available on

This programme is focussed on energy efficiency throughout buildings, especially their climate and lighting control systems. Buildings are particularly important because they are part of every sector of the economy. This generates a link between various entities in the governmental, technological, economic, and civil sectors, allowing as multisectoral policy approach.  

Procel Build promotes conditions for the efficient use of electricity in buildings, reducing energy waste, materials, thus minimising environmental impacts.


  • Invest in technological and professional training, stimulating research and development of solutions adapted to Brazilian reality, in order to reduce energy consumption in buildings
  • Attract more partners in different segments of the construction, improving the quality and efficiency of buildings  and urban planning
  • Form a new generation of professionals committed to the sustainable development of the country

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