Via Spanish BBCQuoted by Mexican newspaper Milenio, the nuclear physician and former Science and Technology Minister Jose Goldenberg, the construction of Angra 3 "will not solve the crisis that will come from three to four years, as the plant will take between five and seven years to be ready". The scientist also declared the government should invest in renewable energy by building hydroelectric plants.
The news of the possibility to continue with Angra 3 was followed by big announcements about funding and developing of nuclear activities by president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. In a recent visit to the Experimental Army Aramar Center at IperÃ³, Da Silva announced the country would invest 500 million dollars in the development of its nuclear plan, which includes the military and civil parts, informed Clarin newspaper. The plan includes the total command of the uranium enrichment cycle and the building of a nuclear submarine.
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