1 thousand megawatts — that the nuclear power plant "Busher" in Iran. The fact that it was put into operation today said the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, the head of the Iranian delegation to the Conference of the IAEA and the international forum "AtomExpo 2013" Fereydoon Abbas Davan.
"" Busher "needed some technical inspection and testing, and we spent a couple of months ago. Three days ago," Busher "was put into operation on the capacity of 1,000 megawatts. And, fortunately, I have not reported on any- or failures in its work ", — quotes the Iranian official agency
General contractor in the construction of nuclear power plants the Russian company "Atomstroyexport." Now the station will remain about 300 employees from Russia, who will carry out its operation with Iranian partners.
Nuclear power plant in Iran — one of the most famous long-term construction in the Middle East. Initially, the station volunteered to build the German group Kraftwerk Union in the mid-1970s. He tore up the contract with Iran because of the sanctions imposed on the country. In the first half of the 90 contracts went to Russia, but the actual construction started only in 1998.
Now Iran is planning to finish their own nuclear power plants "Darkhovin" capacity of 300 MW. But in general, over time, to put into operation 20 GW of nuclear capacity — both in-house and with the assistance of experienced players in the field of nuclear power plant construction.