Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 37

12-Sep-2011

Iran Starts Up Regions First Nuclear Power Plant At Bushehr

Almost 20 years after Russia and Iran signed an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of a nuclear power plant at Bushehr, the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) announced on 3 September that the first nuclear power plant to become operational in the Middle East had started delivering electricity into the national grid at a capacity of 60mw. Iran planned to...