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Eletronuclear looking to move ahead with Angra 3 works

Eletronuclear looking to move ahead with Angra 3 works

Brazil's Eletronuclear has announced it has won its appeal in the Rio de Janeiro Court of Justice, removing an embargo on work to complete Angra 3.

Corporate 18 June 2024


IAEA assesses long-term safety at Angra 1

IAEA assesses long-term safety at Angra 1

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety at unit 1 of the Angra nuclear power plant in Brazil. 

Regulation & Safety 17 June 2024


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Eletronuclear updates Angra 1 lifetime extension progress

Eletronuclear updates Angra 1 lifetime extension progress

Brazilian nuclear power plant operator Eletrobras Eletronuclear says it is on track to complete all the steps required to get approval for extended operation of the Angra 1 unit.

Regulation & Safety 13 May 2024


IAEA puts case to G20 for nuclear energy's net zero role

IAEA puts case to G20 for nuclear energy's net zero role

Better access to financing mechanisms and other policy shifts required for the large-scale expansion of nuclear energy were outlined when the International Atomic Energy Agency made its first-of-a-kind contribution to the G20 policy-making process.

Nuclear Policies 23 April 2024


Eletronuclear responds to report on Angra 3 costs

Eletronuclear responds to report on Angra 3 costs

Brazil's Eletronuclear has highlighted the economic benefits of investing in completing the Angra 3 nuclear unit, and stressed that an official study has yet to be completed into the likely final tariff paid by customers.

Nuclear Policies 15 April 2024


CNEN and Eletronuclear discuss Brazilian nuclear programme

CNEN and Eletronuclear discuss Brazilian nuclear programme

The presidents of the National Nuclear Energy Commission, Francisco Rondinelli, and Eletronuclear, Raul Lycurgo Leite, covered Angra 3's prospects for 2029 completion, domestic fuel supply, the Brazilian Multipurpose Reactor and site selection for the radioactive waste-focused Nuclear Technology Centre, in their talks.

Nuclear Policies 09 February 2024


Eletronuclear outlines clean hydrogen production plan

Eletronuclear outlines clean hydrogen production plan

A project to produce 100 tonnes a year of clean hydrogen from the operation of the Angra nuclear power plant's two units was detailed at a seminar on sustainable hydrogen production in Brazil.

Energy & Environment 24 November 2023


France and Brazil discuss nuclear energy links

France and Brazil discuss nuclear energy links

France and Brazil are looking to "rebuild cooperation" in the energy sector with an emphasis on nuclear energy, after energy ministers from the two countries held talks in Paris.

Nuclear Policies 16 October 2023


Argentina and Brazil sign MoU on radioisotopes and research

Argentina and Brazil sign MoU on radioisotopes and research

Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission and Brazil's National Nuclear Energy Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding which they say will strengthen their on-going collaboration in the area of peaceful uses of nuclear technology relating to their planned new research reactors.

Nuclear Policies 09 October 2023


INB and Amazul sign contract for next Resende phase

INB and Amazul sign contract for next Resende phase

Ind├║strias Nucleares do Brasil has signed a contract with Amaz├┤nia Azul Technologias de Defesa SA (Amazul) to provide engineering services for the second phase of the uranium enrichment plant at INB's nuclear fuel factory in Resende.

Uranium & Fuel 31 July 2023