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Angra-3 PWR Nuclear Reactor Project, Brazil

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Construction Start

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

Start of Operation

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


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

Plant Type

PWR nuclear reactors


Angra, between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil

Estimated Investment




Plant Owner



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


Framatome ANP

Coolant and Neutron Moderator

High-pressure superheated water

Steam Generators and Turbines

Supplied by Westinghouse, Siemens


Enriched Uranium

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