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Tag: Eletrobrás

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...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Oil workers in the Campos Basin held a 24-hour strike on July 25th to protest against a reduction in overtime compensation by Petrobras. According to the Sindipetro Norte Fluminense...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil is the world's tenth largest consumer of energy, and nuclear energy accounts for a little more than three percent of the country's electricity. Brazil's energy policy has long been based...

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