Copel announces 1H13 Results

                         Copel announces 1H13 Results

PR Newswire

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 15, 2013

CURITIBA,Brazil, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia Paranaense de
Energia - Copel (NYSE: ELP / LATIBEX: XCOP / BOVESPA: CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6), a
company that generates, transmits, distributes and sells power, has announced
its results for the first half of 2013.

Copel's consolidated balance sheet presents the figures of its wholly owned
subsidiaries (Copel Geracao e Transmissao, Copel Distribuicao and Copel
Telecomunicacoes), controlled companies and investees. The consolidated
financial statements were prepared in accordance with International Financial
Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by the International Accounting Standards
Board (IASB), and with the accounting practices adopted in Brazil.

  oNet Operating Revenue: R$ 4,482 million.
  oOperating Income: R$ 960 million.
  oNet Income: R$ 650 million.
  oEPS (Earnings per Share): R$ 2.38
  oEBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation And Amortization):
    R$ 1,104 million.
  oReturn on Shareholder's Equity: 10.1% in the period.
  oGrowth in Energy Supply: 9.3%

The Company's shares and main indexes presented the following variations in
the period:

Ticker                         Price     Var. % Index     Price     Var. %
                                 6/30/2013 year             6/30/2013 year
CPLE3 (common/ BM&FBovespa)      R$ 20.95  -16.9  Ibovespa  47,457    -22.2
CPLE6 (preferred B/ BM&FBovespa) R$ 27.68  -12.7  IEE       25,407    -11.8
ELP (ADR/ Nyse)                  US$ 12.42 -19.1  Dow Jones 14,909    13.8
XCOP (preferred B/ Latibex)      Euro9.62 -17.2  Latibex   2,082     -19.7



The complete release is available at the Company's website: www.copel.com/ir

Conference Call: August 16, 2013

English:10:00 am – US EST
Dial in number: +1 646 843-6054

Access Code: Copel

(Simultaneous translation into English)

Live webcast at www.copel.com/ir

Contacts: Investor Relations – COPEL
Phone: (55 41) 3222-2027
E-mail:ri@copel.com

SOURCE Copel

Website: http://www.copel.com/ir
 
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