Considering all energy sources, most of Vale's consumption is electricity and diesel, which is essentially used as fuel for off-highway trucks and locomotives.

Aiming to build a sustainable future, our strategy includes major initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Replacement of conventional energy sources with own renewable generation

Electrification for diesel machinery and equipment

Systematic management model to achieve high energy performance throughout Vale's production chain


Vale has an average electric power consumption of 1800 MW, highlighting Brazil (1150 MW), Indonesia (288 MW), Canada (278 MW) and Oman (69 MW).