Rosatom starts construction work at Bushehr NPP second power unit site in Iran

TASS– Chief Executive Officer of Rosatom Alexei Likhachev took part in the formal ceremony of work start in the foundation pit of main buildings of the power unit No. 2 of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Iran, the Russian state nuclear corporation said on Tuesday.

“The construction cornerstone was laid in September 2016, followed by site preparatory work. The Bushehr-2 project enters the practical implementation phase from the foundation pit construction start,” Rosatom said.

The company keeps plans to start building the power unit No. 2 (so-called ‘first concreting’) in 2019.