RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The information came from state-owned Nuclear Industries of Brazil (INB) linked to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which has a monopoly on the production and sale of nuclear materials in the country.
The electric sector is in crisis due to the low water levels in hydroelectric plant reservoirs, the worst in the past 91 years. This has led to increased spending on the more expensive thermoelectric plants.
The government has opened the licensing process for the new ultracentrifuge cascade, the facility used to enrich the material. This will be the 9th such facility at . . .