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Public Offering of Shares

CURITIBA, PARANA, BRAZIL, July 26, 2023/ — COPEL (“Firm”), an organization that generates, transmits, distributes and trades vitality, in compliance with the provisions of article 157, paragraph 4, of Legislation No. 6,404, of December 15, 1976, as amended, and with the Decision of the Brazilian Securities and Trade Fee (“CVM”) No. 44, of August 23, 2021, as amended, informs its shareholders and the market basically that, additional to Materials Information 06/22, 07/22, 10/22, 05/23, 06/23, 07/23, 08/23 and 11/23 and the Notices to the Market 01/23, 09/23 and 16/23, as authorised on the Board of Administrators’ assembly, submitted to the Brazilian Securities and Trade Fee, on this date, a request for automated registration of a public providing for major and secondary distribution of, initially, 549,171,000 widespread shares issued by the Firm, all nominative, book-entry and with out par worth, free and clear of any liens or encumbrances (“Shares”), comprising (i) a major providing of, initially, 229,886,000 Shares to be issued by the Firm; and (ii) a secondary providing of, initially, 319,285,000 Shares held and to be bought by the State of Paraná (“Promoting Shareholder”), in each instances, to be carried out pursuant to a world providing (the “Offering”) that features (i) a Brazilian providing within the Federative Republic of Brazil, in an over-thecounter market, pursuant to article 26, merchandise III, paragraph “b”, of CVM Decision No. 160, of July 13, 2022, as amended, (“CVM Decision 160”), and (ii) a registered providing in the USA. The Offering is made in reference to the Firm’s transformation course of into an organization with dispersed capital and and not using a controlling shareholder.

Inside the scope of the Offering, there might be no distribution of the extra lot offered for in article 50 of CVM Decision 160.

Pursuant to article 51 of CVM Decision 160, the quantity of Shares initially supplied could also be elevated by an extra lot equal to as much as 15% of the entire quantity of Shares initially supplied, that’s, by as much as 82,375,650 Shares, beneath the identical situations and on the similar value because the Shares initially supplied, of which (i) as much as 18,518,650 Shares to be issued by the Firm; and (ii) as much as 63,857,000 Shares held and to be bought by the Promoting Shareholder, pursuant to an choice to be granted by the Firm and the Promoting Shareholder to the stabilizing agent, beneath the phrases of the distribution settlement with the middleman establishments of the Offering.

The Brazilian providing consists of and might be topic to a precedence providing in Brazil pursuant to which our current shareholders have the precise to buy our widespread shares. The subscription rights within the precedence providing haven’t been and won’t be registered beneath the USA Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”) or beneath any U.S. State securities legal guidelines. Accordingly, the precedence providing might be made solely as half of the Brazilian providing in reliance upon sure exemptions from, or in transactions not topic to, the registration necessities of the Securities Act and won’t be made accessible or included as half of the worldwide providing. The train of rights within the precedence providing happens, and the settlement of the precedence providing will happen, solely in Brazil. Holders of our unit ADSs and the shareholders that maintain our widespread shares outdoors of B3 won’t be permitted to take part within the precedence providing. As well as, beneath the phrases of the Offering documentation, the Firm, its administrators and officers who at the moment personal shares and the Promoting Shareholder have undertaken to not promote shares issued by the Firm for a interval of 180 days from the pricing of the Offering.

This materials reality shall not represent a suggestion to promote, or the solicitation of a suggestion to purchase, any securities. Any presents, solicitations or presents to purchase, or any gross sales of securities might be made in accordance with the registration necessities of the Securities Act or a sound exemption from registration. Any public providing of securities in the USA have to be made by means of a prospectus, which should include detailed details about the Firm and its administration, in addition to its monetary statements. Aside from the registration of the providing with the CVM and the SEC, the Firm, the Promoting Shareholder, the International Coordinators and the Home and Worldwide Placement Brokers don’t intend to make any registration of the providing or the shares with any capital markets regulatory company or physique in another nation.

The Offering will not be concluded in case the Brazilian Federal Court docket of Auditors (Tribunal de Contas de União – TCU) doesn’t approve the phrases of the concession premiums due on the renewal of sure concessions of the Firm outlined in a joint ordinance of the Ministries of Finance and Mines and Power.

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