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Angra-3 PWR Nuclear Reactor Project, Brazil

Construction Start

1971 (Angra-1) and 1976 (Angra-2 and Angra-3)

Start of Operation

1982 (Angra-1) and 2000 (Angra-2).

Output

1,270MWe Angra-1, 630MWe Angra-2, 1,405MWe Angra-3

Plant Type

PWR nuclear reactors

Location

Angra, between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil

Estimated Investment

$5.6bn

Completion

2015

Plant Owner

Eletrobras

Construction

Angra-1 was built by Westinghouse, Angra-2 by Siemens/KWU

Maintenance

Framatome ANP

Coolant and Neutron Moderator

High-pressure superheated water

Steam Generators and Turbines

Supplied by Westinghouse, Siemens

Fuel

Enriched Uranium
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