SAO PAULO, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo S.A. (BM&FBovespa: ELPL3, ELPL4; ADRs negotiates at US OTC Market), announced today its results for 1Q12. The total market in AES Eletropaulo's concession area grew by 0.2% in 1Q12 and came to 11,146 GWh. The 1.8% increase in the captive market in the quarter resulted from higher consumption by the commercial and residential classes, which increased by 2.5% and 2.7% respectively, offsetting the 7.2% drop in the industrial class. This class was affected by the slowdown in industrial activity in Brazil, which eventually led to a 6.6% drop in free customer consumption as well in 1Q12. The Company invested R$ 183.9 million in 1Q12, a 10.8% rise compared to investments in 1Q11, which should provide improved operational indicators of the Company. Conference Call / WebcastPRESENTATION: Britaldo Soares – Chief Executive OfficerMr. Rinaldo Pecchio – CFO and Investor Relations Officer DATE: Friday, May 4, 2012TIME: 10:30 (BR) / 9:30 a.m. (EST)CONNECTION:
SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION INTO ENGLISH. CONFERENCE CODE: AES Eletropaulo REPLAY: (+55 11) 4688-6312 CODE: 6918142# AVAILABLE FROM:05.04.12 to 05.10.12 The presentation slides will be available for viewing and downloading on the website www.aeseletropaulo.com.br/ri. The conference call will be broadcasted live on the Internet on the same website, remaining available after the event.