Tag: Eletrobrás

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's state-owned Eletrobras, Latin America's largest electric power company, which is in the process of being privatized, reported Wednesday that in the first quarter of this year it obtained a net profit 31% higher...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s government will cut its stake in power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA , or Eletrobras, to 45% from its current 61% in a planned privatization process, a senior official in the Energy Ministry...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A nuclear power subsidiary of Brazil’s Eletrobras suffered a cyberattack but no operations were impacted, the state-controlled power holding company said in a filing late on Wednesday, February 3rd. The network that was attacked by...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Wilson Ferreira Jr, chief executive of Brazilian state electricity company Eletrobras, has resigned from his position citing “personal reasons”, the company said in a securities filing late on Sunday night, January 24th. According to the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Ministry of Economy announced on Tuesday, January 14th, that the government intends to sell about 300 public assets in 2020, bringing in over US$36 billion. The assets include state-owned companies, such as Eletrobras, subsidiaries...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal highway police officers protecting a convoy transporting uranium to one of Brazil's nuclear plants in Angra dos Reis engaged in a gunfight with armed hostiles who shot at the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer, confirmed on Sunday that the Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Wellington Moreira Franco, will take over the Ministry of Mines and Energy....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Four companies being investigated for bribes in the Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash) have announced they are withdrawing from the consortium for the construction of nuclear plant Angra 3, scheduled...
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...



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