CPFL Energia S.A., together with its subsidiaries, generates, distributes, and sells electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, rural, and other consumers in Brazil. The company generates electricity through hydroelectric, thermoelectric, biomass, solar energy, and wind power plants. It also manufactures, commercializes, rents, and maintains electro-mechanical equipment; and provides energy commercialization, administrative, telephone answering, billing and collection, telecommunication, and energy transmission services. As of December 31, 2014, the company distributed electricity to approximately 7.6 million consumers; and had installed capacity of approximately 3,127 megawatts, as well as 240,944 kilometers of distribution lines, including 353,722 distribution transformers. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.