FNA – The first unit of Bushehr nuclear power plant has generated a sum of 3.456mln MW of electricity in the first six months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21).
A sum of 3,456GW of electricity has been generated at the first unit of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in the first six months of the current year, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Sunday, adding that 3.14mlnMW of the power generated at the plant has been transferred to the country’s power grid.
The Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant started operating in Iran in 2011 and reached full capacity the following year.
The project for Bushehr-2 was presented by Russian nuclear experts in Tehran in September, 2014. In November, Iran signed a number of deals with Russia for the construction of two more nuclear reactors and an option for an additional six.
In February 2017, AEOI Chief Ali Akbar Salehi said two new nuclear reactors are scheduled to be built in the city of Bushehr.
Tehran is planning to begin the construction of two more nuclear reactors in the Southern Iranian city of Bushehr in the coming months, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said.
“In the construction of nuclear power plants…we hopefully, within the next few months, will be witnessing the launching of new reactors,” Salehi said.
He added that Tehran and Moscow had signed agreements for the construction of two reactors in Bushehr.