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Who we are

We’re changing Brazil’s energy future today.

Urca Energia Group is a holding investing in intelligent and sustainable energy, whose work in the free and regulated energy markets allows the reduction of methane emissions in the atmosphere, transform environmental liabilities into renewable energy and support companies during their transitions to a clean and sustainable energy matrix.

The Group, formed by Gás Verde, Eva Energia, Urca Trading and Urca Gás, offers effective environmental solutions, from production to trade, for those who believe in a more socially and environmentally responsible future.

Guided by universal principles in the areas of labor, human rights, environment, governance and transparency, the Group is an UN Global Compact signatory committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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A history of boldness, entrepreneurship and hard work.

The combined experience of our founding partners and the multidisciplinary team in the oil, gas and energy sectors are our greatest advantage. Despite our recent history, we have accomplished solid results, acquired new business and expanded our operation to different areas of the renewable energy market.

Urca em 2018

Urca Energia founded

Urca Comercializadora de Energia founded

Known as Urca Trading today, it’s located in São Paulo and operates in the energy trading and structured operations.

Urca em 2019

Eva Energia founded

The renewable electric energy generation starts in Brazil’s biggest biogas plant from swine farming.

Urca em 2021

Urca Comercializadora de Gás founded

The biomethane trade to fuel stations in Rio de Janeiro starts.

Urca Energia Group founded

Formed by the companies: Eva Energia, Urca Comercializadora de Energia and Urca Comercializadora de Gás.

Urca em 2022

Gás Verde acquired

We became Brazil’s biggest biomethane producer and announced investments to expand the Seropédica plant capacity and to transform the Nova Iguaçu and São Gonçalo biogas thermic plants into biomethane plants.

EVA Energia expanded

The biogas operation in the Seropédica and Mauá plants marks Eva debut in the electric energy generation from landfills market.

Rebranding

Our exponential growth encouraged a new business and brand strategy. Therefore, we consolidated the Group’s positioning as a holding investing in intelligent and renewable energy, formed by the companies: Gás Verde, Eva Energia, Urca Trading and Urca Gás.

Our Purpose

Urca Energia Group invests in the present to revolutionize the energy of the future.

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Our Values

Transparency

We’re direct, transparent and genuine in doing business. Our relationship with partners, employees, clients, suppliers and society is based in respect and trust.

Our Values

Efficiency

We aim for excellence and efficiency in everything we do. With simplicity and promptness, we make assertive decisions to bring positive results to all stakeholders.

Our Values

Boldness and resilience

Moved by challenges, we’re always searching for new investments opportunities, business and solutions. We’re fearless. In every project, we learn and evolve. In every experience, we adapt to new situations. We don’t give up until we find the best result.

Our Values

Ownership attitude

We care for the business and work responsibly to deliver our best performance in order to contribute to the companies’ evolution.

Our Values

We’re restless

By asking thought provoking questions about Brazil’s energy future and the consumer’s habits, we’re constantly evolving.

Our Values

Passion for the cause

We believe doing good business and protecting the environment is possible. What we do effectively contributes to companies, the society and our country.

Business

Logotipo Gás Verde, Brazil’s biggest biomethane producer, offers solutions for a sustainable world. Get to know more
Logotipo Eva Energia transforms environmental liabilities into renewable electric energy at a low-cost for companies. Get to know more
Logotipo Urca Trading, the transparent energy trading. Get to know more
Logotipo Urca Gás, making the access to natural gas and Brazil’s transition to a low carbon economy easy. Get to know more

National presence

We’re in Rio de Janeiro,
São Paulo and Mato Grosso

URCA ENERGIA GROUP

Rio de Janeiro (RJ) - Headquarters

GÁS VERDE

Seropédica (RJ)
São Gonçalo (RJ)
Nova Iguaçu (RJ)

URCA TRADING

São Paulo (SP)

EVA ENERGIA

Ipiranga do Norte (MT)
Seropédica (RJ)
São Gonçalo (RJ)
Mauá (SP)

URCA GÁS

Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Presença nacional

Entrepreneurship to build an experienced group.

Maurício Carvalho

Founding partner and executive director of Urca Energia Group

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Founding partner and Urca Energia Group director, Maurício Carvalho worked for two decades in the oil and Gas market in Brazil, in the offshore area. During these years, he assisted companies from different countries to start their operations in Brazil, mostly in offshore shipping activities such as: offshore drilling, subsea construction, deep sea saturated diving and logistics. In 2015, he started investing in low carbon initiatives with major thermoelectric projects and renewables in Brazil. Among other relevant projects, he co-developed the largest natural gas power plant in Latin America. In 2018, he founded Urca Energia Group, when Urca Comercializadora de Energia started operating. Currently Urca Energia Group has operations in power and gas trading, renewable energy production from biogas and is the largest biomethane producer in Brazil. Natural entrepreneur, Maurício is married and father of two girls.

Maurício Carvalho

Founding partner and executive director of Urca Energia Group

Marcel Jorand

CEO of Gás Verde, partner and executive director of Urca
Energia Group

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Gás Verde CEO, partner and Urca Energia Group director, Marcel Jorand has a substantial experience working for the most important natural gas companies in Brazil and abroad. Graduated in Marketing, married and father of two, Marcel believes renewable energy can pave the way to a sustainable development and that entrepreneurial attitudes can help solving societal issues.

Marcel Jorand

CEO of Gás Verde, partner and executive director of Urca
Energia Group

Pedro Assumpção

Managing partner of Urca Trading and co-founder of Urca
Energia Group

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Urca Trading managing partner and Urca Energia Group co-founder, Pedro Assumpção worked in a wide range of fields in the financial market and within relevant companies like Banco BTG Pactual. Graduated in Economics and married, Pedro believes Urca Energia Group has the potential to leave an environmental legacy to the next generation by supporting the transition to a low carbon economy.

Pedro Assumpção

Managing partner of Urca Trading and co-founder of Urca
Energia Group

Eduardo Lima

CEO of Eva Energia and co-founder of Urca Energia Group

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Eduardo joined Urca Energia Group in 2020, taking part in the natural gas and biomethane business creation and afterwards becoming Eva Energia’s CEO. Eduardo has substantial experience as an executive in the natural gas sector, having worked for relevant companies such as White Martins, Texaco, Praxair and Baker Hughes. Graduated in Engineering with a MBA degree from PUC and Fundação Dom Cabral, Eduardo is married, father of two and believes in Brazil’s renewable energy potential.

Eduardo Lima

CEO of Eva Energia and co-founder of Urca Energia Group

Clients

Here are the companies that already started the transition to a cleaner energy matrix.

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