In compliance with Article 157, Paragraph 4 of Law
6,404/76 and the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission
- CVM Instruction No. 358/2002, CPFL Energia S.A.
("CPFL Energia") informs
that CPFL Energias Renováveis S.A. ("CPFL
Renováveis") has released, on the date
hereof, the following Announcement to the Market:
"CPFL Energias Renováveis
S.A., a publicly-held company with headquarters
in the City of São Paulo, São Paulo State, at Avenida Dr.
Cardoso de Melo, 1184, 7th floor, Vila Olimpia, CEP
04548-004, corporate taxpayer's ID (CNPJ) number
08.439.659/0001-50 ("Company" "buyer"),
announces to the market that concluded, on the date hereof,
the transaction that was object of the Announcement to the
Market on March 12, 2012, related to the acquisition of
co-generation assets of electric energy and steam from the
SPE Lacenas Participações Ltda. ("SPE Lacenas"), a
controlled company of Usina Ester ("Usina Ester"
"seller"), which holds an authorization granted by
the National Electric Energy Agency ("ANEEL") to
exploit energy from biomass produced by the crushing of
sugarcane and with an installed capacity of 40.0 MW.
The total acquisition price of the assets after the
adjustments under the contract is R$ 111.5 million,
comprising: (i) the amount of R$ 55.2 million to be paid by
the buyer to the seller on the date hereof; and (ii) the
assumption of net debt of R$ 56.3 million.
Usina Ester has a contract of 7 average MW that was
sold in the 2007 LFA Auction with expiration in December
2024. The remaining power, equivalent to 3.2 average MW, was
sold to the Free Market until December 2012 and, from January
2013 to December 2025, to CPFL Brasil."