Areva awarded $88.9M contract in Brazil

Electrobras Electronuclear (ETN) has awarded French nuclear multinational Areva a contract valued at $88.9m service the Angra 3 nuclear reactor in Brazil.

Areva will provide mechanical and electrical equipment for the unfinished facility, including diesel engines, a variety of appliances and controls, and specialized equipment for storage of spent fuel.
Angra NPP Brazil
Areva already has a $1.5 billion power engineering and commissioning services and equipment supply contract for the nuclear reactor, which is located in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

The project to construct Angra 3, a 1,405 MWe pressurized water reactor, was restarted by the Brazilian government in 2006 to meet the country’s growing energy need and balance the energy mix.

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