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EDF agrees to nuclear energy cooperation with Brazil


06 June 2018

Angra 3 in 2013 (Eletronuclear) 74x48French utility EDF has signed a memorandum of understanding with Brazilian companies Eletrobras and Eletronuclear to promote cooperation in nuclear energy. This could include participation in the completion of Angra 3 and possible follow-up projects.

Russia and Brazil extend cooperation in nuclear medicine


27 December 2017

JSC Isotope is to supply isotope products to Brazil under a five-year agreement signed with the National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN). According to the agreement, which is in addition to Russia's current weekly supplies to Brazil of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) and iodine-131, JSC Isotope will supply lutetium-177, yttrium-90, cobalt-57, and sources of ionizing radiation based on iridium-192 and germanium-68/gallium-68 generators.

Brazil and China enhance nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

04 September 2017

CNNC-Eletrobras - September 2017 - 48A memorandum of understanding to further promote cooperation in nuclear energy has been signed between China National Nuclear Corporation and Brazilian power company Eletrobras and its nuclear subsidiary Eletronuclear. The agreement covers the completion of Angra unit 3 and possible follow-up projects.

Long-term safety review for Angra 1

Regulation and Safety

14 May 2018

Angra_(Eletronuclear)-48A team of International Atomic Energy Agency experts has completed a Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review at Brazil's Angra 1 nuclear power plant. Plant operator Eletrobras Eletronuclear is preparing to apply to extend the pressurised water reactor's operating lifetime from 40 to 60 years.

Russian and Brazilian firms to cooperate in nuclear power

Nuclear Policies

28 November 2017

Russia's Rosatom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Brazilian companies Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) and Eletrobras Termonuclear SA (Eletronuclear) to promote cooperation in nuclear power. It includes the possible construction of a new nuclear power plant in Brazil, Rosatom said.

Work starts on Brazil's Engenho uranium mine

Uranium and Fuel

03 January 2017

Industrias Nucleares do Brasil has started work on its Engenho mine in Brazil's Bahia state. The company said the move was a "decisive step" towards resumption of domestic uranium production.