Brazil’s Government Plans to Build Six Nuclear Power Plants by 2050

The announcement was made by the Secretary of Planning and Energy Development of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Reive Barros.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The construction of the plants should be included in the National Energy Plan (PNE), which is in its final stages of preparation. In a statement, the ministry noted that the PNE includes estimated investments of US$30 (R$120) billion in the construction of the six plants.

The new reactors are expected to produce 6 gigawatts (GW) of energy - 1 GW each. Added to the existing production of the Andrade 1 and 2 plants and that of . . .

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