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Billionaire investment in Angra 3; R$ 15,3 billion will be invested in the construction of the nuclear power plant by 2025

Written by Flavia Marinho
Published 30/12/2020 às 11:39
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The construction project for the Angra 3 nuclear power plant corresponds to 37,2% of the total resources foreseen in the new business plan (R$ 41,1 billion) of the state-owned company

Of the amount of BRL 41,1 billion, Eletrobras plans to invest BRL 15,3 billion in the works of the Angra 3 nuclear power plant in the period from 2021 to 2025. It also foresees investments of BRL 11 billion in transmission and BRL 28,1 billion for generation, in addition to R$ 2 billion in environmental and infrastructure investments.

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The Angra 3 project corresponds to 37,2% of the total resources foreseen in the new business plan (R$ 41,1 billion) of the state-owned company. For next year, an investment of R$ 2,8 billion is foreseen. In 2022 and 2023, around BRL 3,4 billion will be invested each year.

In 2024 and 2025, Eletrobrás will invest R$ 3,2 billion and 2,2 billion in the project, respectively. In all, around R$ 3 billion have already been invested in the construction of the Angra 8,4 nuclear power plant, according to data from Eletronuclear.

A study to update the values ​​needed to complete the work on Angra 3 is being evaluated by an independent audit. The new plant of the Angra 3 nuclear power plant is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

This is what appears in the decision of the Board of Directors of Eletrobras approved on the 23rd, the so-called Master Plan for Business and Management or PDNG 2021-2025. The plan considers the impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector and is developed based on the assessment of future scenarios and trends, both economic, technological, social and corporate.

According to a statement released by Eletrobras, in order to overcome the challenges imposed by the current scenario and achieve its strategic objectives, it lists a series of strategic initiatives, among which the following stand out:

– Evaluation and implementation of alternatives capitalization of Eletrobras, primarily from the feasibility of PL 5.877/2019, the privatization of the company;
– Continuation of the process of rationalizing stakes in SPEs, reaching 49 stakes in December 2021;
– Enabling the conclusion of Angra 3, through an international public call;
– Implementation of a high performance culture, based on the diagnosis of the current cultures in the companies and the creation of an action plan aimed at guiding them towards a culture of excellence and focus on results.

Flavia Marinho

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