Bushehr-2, 3 Nuclear Power Plants Under Construction

March 18, 2019

Publication: 

Mehr News Agency

Related Country: 

  • Russia

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, announced that the construction of Bushehr-2 and Bushehr-3 nuclear power plants is underway. The cost of Bushehr-2 is estimated at $10 billion and it is expected to be operational by October 2024. Bushehr-3 is scheduled to be finished in April 2026. The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) is leading construction.