Middle East Economic Survey


No 37


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...