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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has signed a contract with the Angra Eurobras NES consortium for structuring the project to restart and complete work on the Angra 3 nuclear power plant...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The plant began to be built 37 years ago. Now the work is to be resumed and may finally be ready. If this happens, Brazil will double its capacity for generating nuclear energy. Is...
By Carolina Basso RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) In 2019 the Brazilian government decided to resume work at Angra 3, a nuclear reactor where construction has been essentially dormant for more than three decades. The work was supposed to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former Brazilian President, Michel Temer was granted a habeas corpus on Monday and spent his first night at home since his arrest last Thursday. Temer flew from Rio de...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former President of Brazil, Michel Temer, spent his first night in a windowless room at the federal police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro and is expected to be questioned...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The former president of the state-owned energy company Eletronuclear Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva was sentenced to 43 years in prison for bribery, money laundering, obstructing the Lava Jato...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The sixteenth phase of the Lava Jato (Car wash) investigation has started this morning with a focus on electricity companies, especially Eletronuclear, a subsidy of Eletrobras. Eletronuclear's President Othon...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During 2011 Brazil’s two nuclear power plants generated 15,644,251 megawatt hours (MWh) setting new national records, said Eletronuclear, a subsidiary of the Brazilian energy giant Eletrobras. The...
By Emile Phaneuf, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Iberdrola, Spain’s largest energy company and worldwide leader in wind production, has announced that it will acquire 99.68 percent of Elektro, a private utility company in Brazil, from Ashmore Energy...

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