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Washington, D.C. 20549

Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of April, 2012
Commission File Number 1-14668

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Energy Company of Paraná
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)
Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800
80420-170 Curitiba, Paraná
Federative Republic of Brazil
(5541) 3222-2027
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.  Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  

Yes _______ No ___X____

Corporate Taxpayer’s ID (CNPJ): 76.483.817/0001-20
CVM Registration: 1431-1
SEC Registration (CUSIP) 20441B407 – Class B Preferred Shares
SEC Registration (CUSIP) 20441B308 – Common Shares
LATIBEX Registration 29922 – Class B Preferred Shares


As resolved on by Copel's 57th Annual Shareholders' Meeting, held on April 26, 2012, on 05.29.2012 the Company will begin paying the rest of the shareholder compensation for the fiscal year 2011, as follows:
1.  Interest on Equity - IOE     
1.1.  Gross amount:


1.2.  Shareholder compensation per share:   
1.2.1.  For common shares

R$ 0.68030 

1.2.2.  For class A preferred shares 


1.2.3.  For class B preferred shares 

R$ 0.74840 

1.3.  Tax rate: 15.00%, pursuant to Law 9249/95.   
1.4.  Legal entities EXEMPT from withholding income tax pursuant to the Brazilian legislation must prove their status as such to the Company (address in item 3.1) by 05.11.2012 through a document issued by the Federal Revenue Service or a court decision or a statement referring to the Law confirming the exemption.
1.5.  As of April 27, 2012, inclusive, the share will be traded ex-interest on equity. 
2.  Forms of payment  
2.1.  Deposit in bank account (in accordance with the shareholder's registration data). 
2.2.  Money order    
3.  Shareholder Service     
3.1.  Shareholder and custody Department   
  Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800 – 3º andar   
  CEP.: 80420-170  Curitiba - PR   
  Phone: 0800 41 2772  Fax : 0XX41 3331-2916  e-mail: acionistas@copel.com 
3.2.  Depository bank abroad: The Bank of New York Mellon   
Curitiba, April 26, 2012
Ricardo Portugal Alves
Chief Financial,
Investor Relations and
Control of External Stockholding Officer




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 27, 2012
/S/  Lindolfo Zimmer
Lindolfo Zimmer

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