685MW of electricity has been generated at the first unit of Bushehr
nuclear power plant since the start of its operation, the AEOI said, adding that 25.
Mahmud Jafari, project manager for the plant, told a ceremony as foundation work began Saturday that the second nuclear plant at Bushehr
would become operational in 2025 and a planned third plant in 2027.
As of today, about 25 billion kW/h have already been generated at Bushehr
In his reply, Head of Atomic Energy Commission of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said: Today, we are witness of the ground breaking for the second power unit of Bushehr
First power unit of Bushehr
NPP was connected to the national grid of Iran on September 3, 2011.
TEHRAN: Iran and Russia are to begin construction on two new nuclear reactors at Iran's Bushehr
nuclear power plant, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization in Tehran said late Wednesday.
Iran's sole Bushehr
nuclear power plant, which produces 1,000 megawatts, came into service in 2011 after several delays blamed on technical problems.
Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said earlier in September that Moscow was ready to increase its nuclear cooperation with Tehran even after the Islamic Republic takes full control of the Russian-built Bushehr
nuclear power plant.
3-magnitude quake which resulted in the death of around 40 people in the Bushehr
province (southwest of Iran), and provoked fears over radiation leaks from the Bushehr
nuclear reactor, although Tehran and Moscow denied that the facility was damaged.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) "should send a specialised technical team to inspect the Bushehr
nuclear plant and investigate potential damage", GCC Secretary-General Abdulatif Al Zayani told an emergency meeting of top Gulf emergency officials.
Offices in the capitals of Qatar and Bahrain were evacuated after the quake, whose epicentre was 89 km (55 miles) southeast of the port city of Bushehr
, according to the U.
Washington :US intelligence agencies have significantly stepped up spying operations on Iran's Bushehr
nuclear reactor prompted by concerns about the security of weapons-grade plutonium there, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.