The Iranian nuclear power plant - NPP "Bushehr" (12 photos)

NPP "Bushehr" - a unique object, which has no analogues in the world. Construction of NPP "Bushehr" started in 1974 the German concern Kraftwerk Union, but after six years after the Islamic revolution of 1979 construction was suspended, after Germany joined the US embargo on equipment to Iran. After extended storage plant construction was resumed in 1995, the efforts of Russian specialists. Construction works are carried out by Iranian firms under the technical supervision of Russian specialists, installation works - Russian.

Running NPP "Bushehr" many times postponed. And now scheduled for autumn launch postponed again, this time in the spring of 2010. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic explains that the commissioning of the Iranian nuclear power plant has been delayed for technical reasons, but further delay is not without consequences.








1) Russian experts are working on a nuclear power plant at Bushehr approximately 1215 km south of Tehran November 30, 2009. According to reliable sources, Russia is planning to launch the first nuclear power plant in Iran in March 2010 - the Iranian New Year. In 1995, Russia agreed to build a 1,000 megawatt nuclear power plant at Bushehr in southwestern Iran, but the project of one billion dollars set aside, and Moscow has used it as a push in relations with Tehran. This picture was taken November 30, 2009. (REUTERS / Vladimir Soldatkin (IRAN POLITICS ENERGY)



2) People are working on a nuclear power plant at Bushehr in 1215 km south of Tehran November 30, 2009. (REUTERS / Vladimir Soldatkin (IRAN POLITICS ENERGY)



3) Works on the nuclear power plant at Bushehr in 1215 km south of Tehran November 30, 2009. (REUTERS / Vladimir Soldatkin (IRAN POLITICS ENERGY)

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