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Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of December, 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____


IR 23/12

COPEL Takes Two Lots in Aneel Transmission Auction

     Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL, in compliance with CVM Rule 358/2002, that in the Aneel Transmission Auction 007/2012 held today, it won the right to build and operate the following lots:

 Lot TL

 SE Place

(R$ million)

(R$ million)
 SPC Startup2

37 1 SP 5.9 57.8 100% COPEL GeT 22
G 967 -  BA, MG
and GO
100.3 960 24.5% COPEL GeT
24.5% Furnas
51% State Grid
1 EstimatedbyAneel.
2 Regarding the signature date of each concession contract.


     All the projects are included in the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC). The concession contracts duration is 30 years from its date of signature.

COPEL management restates its commitment to drive its expansion plan with financial discipline, in order that the lots auctioned off have expected returns over the Company’s cost of equity.

Curitiba, December 19, 2012

Ricardo Portugal Alves
CFO and Investor Relations

For additional information, please contact Copel’s Investor Relations team:
ri@copel.com or (55-41) 3222-2027



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: December 19, 2012
/S/  Lindolfo Zimmer
Lindolfo Zimmer

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