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Overall, Brazil’s nuclear power generation capacity remained flat at 1,884MW during 2010-2021, and generation declined at 13,533GWh during the review period.

Installed capacity is forecast to increase by 1,245MW from 2022 to 2035, at which point nuclear power is expected to account for 1% of total installed generation capacity.

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