Brazil, US Sign Nuclear Energy Cooperation Agreements

The document strengthens cooperation to ensure the renewal of licenses and long-term operation of the Angra 1 nuclear power plant, which may have its useful life extended from 40 to 60 years.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association for the Development of Nuclear Activities (ABDAN) and the Nuclear Energy Institute of the United States (NEI) signed a memorandum of understanding during the Brazil-USA Energy Forum on Monday, February 3rd. In the presence of Brazil's Energy Minister, Bento Albuquerque, and US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a letter of intent was also signed between Eletronuclear and the US company Westinghouse, specialized in nuclear energy.

The document signed . . .

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