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IAEA team review Angra extension preparations

IAEA team review Angra extension preparations

The Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation review of plans to extend the operating lifetime of Angra 1 from 40 to 60 years reported on progress in addressing recommendations made by an International Atomic Energy Agency review in 2018.

Regulation & Safety 13 June 2022


Eletronuclear and EDF sign extended MoU on new nuclear

Eletronuclear and EDF sign extended MoU on new nuclear

Brazil’s Eletronuclear and France’s EDF signed a fresh Memorandum of Understanding valid for five years promoting mutual cooperation in the development of nuclear energy projects.

New Nuclear 06 June 2022


Nuclep, Eletronuclear sign Angra 3 heat exchangers agreement

Nuclep, Eletronuclear sign Angra 3 heat exchangers agreement

Brazil's Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados (Nuclep) and Eletronuclear have signed an agreement for the manufacture and delivery of new heat exchangers for the Angra 3 plant in a contract said to exceed BRL400 million (USD84 million).

New Nuclear 30 May 2022


Santa Quitéria project accepted for environmental review

Santa Quitéria project accepted for environmental review

The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources has accepted the Environmental Impact Study and the Environmental Impact Report of the construction of a uranium and phosphate extraction plant in Itataia, Santa Quitéria.

Uranium & Fuel 24 March 2022


INB contracted to supply Angra fuel reloads

INB contracted to supply Angra fuel reloads

Brazilian utility Eletronuclear has awarded front-end fuel cycle company Industrias Nucleares do Brasil a contract to supply fuel assemblies to units 1 and 2 of the Angra nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 15 March 2022


Used fuel in motion at Angra

Used fuel in motion at Angra

Eletronuclear of Brazil has begun transferring used fuel assemblies into dry storage at Angra unit 1 as part of a process that will make space in the reactor's used fuel pool for the next five years of operation.

Waste & Recycling 21 February 2022


Russia, Brazil presidents discuss small nuclear plants

Russia, Brazil presidents discuss small nuclear plants

The two leaders talked at their Moscow meeting about the construction of onshore and offshore small capacity nuclear reactors in Brazil.

Nuclear Policies 17 February 2022


Contract signed allowing resumption of Angra 3 works

Contract signed allowing resumption of Angra 3 works

Electronuclear said the consortium made up of Ferreira Guedes, Matricial and ADtranz can now press ahead with the work to complete unit 3 of the Angra nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro.

New Nuclear 10 February 2022


Brazil looks to nuclear expansion

Brazil looks to nuclear expansion

Brazil has begun a process to identify sites for the new nuclear power units it plans to have in operation by 2050. The Ministry of Mines and Energy has secured cooperation of specialists at Cepel for a siting study.

New Nuclear 17 January 2022


Privatisation to 'make possible' Angra 3 completion

Privatisation to 'make possible' Angra 3 completion

The Brazilian government's plans to privatise its Eletrobras electricity group have been given a key approval. Its subsidiary Eletronuclear will remain under state control and will have more ability to raise funds and make contracts to complete the third reactor at the Angra nuclear power plant.

Corporate 20 October 2021