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83 Iranian Nuclear Achievements Unveiled

83 Nuclear Achievements Unveiled on National Nuclear Technology Day Eighty-three achievements of nuclear technology were unveiled on Monday in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani on the National Day of Nuclear Technology. Dr Rouhani also visited the nuclear technology achievements fair, in which 83 domestic achievements were displayed. Transfer of the first yellow cake shipment […]

New Work Begins at Bushehr Nuclear Plant

The excavation process for the construction of new sites for the second and third reactors of Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran began on Tuesday. The project kicked off in a ceremony at Iran’s southern port city of Bushehr, attended by Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi, nuclear […]

Iran, Russia to jointly build 2 Nuclear Power Plants

By John Lee. Xinhua reports that Iran will start construction of two nuclear power plants in cooperation with Russian experts, The Iranian Energy Minister, Hamid Chitchian (pictured), is quoted as saying: “The contract has been signed between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Russia, and includes building two 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plants, the construction […]

Iran, Hungary to Develop Mini Nuclear Power Plant

Iran and Hungary have agreed to cooperate in a joint mini nuclear power plant project, a Hungarian official announced. Tehran and Budapest will create a small nuclear reactor for scientific and educational purposes, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff Janos Lazar said on Thursday. “When the Prime Minister was there, we undertook to take […]

Construction Begins on Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant

March 14, 2017 saw the start of works at the Bushehr-2 Nuclear Power Plant. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Principal – Nuclear Power Production & Development Co. of Iran (NPPD), namely: Mr. Jafari, Bushehr NPP Project Manager, Mr. H. Ghaffari, BNPP Operating Co. Managing Director, Mr. A.R. Moradian, OCE Co. Managing Director […]

Iran to buy Uranium Ore from Kazakhstan

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iran plans to buy 950 tons of uranium ore from Kazakhstan over three years. The Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) says Iran expects to get Russian help in producing nuclear fuel. The 2015 nuclear deal did not set limits on Iran’s supplies of uranium ore. (Source: Reuters)

Minister Urges Development of Nuclear Marine Propulsion

Minister Urges Development of Nuclear Marine Propulsion Systems in Iran Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan called for plans to boost the country’s naval industry by taking advantage of nuclear technology. “We should begin to use nuclear energy in manufacturing naval propulsion systems, and should also pay attention to reducing environmental problems in this […]

Iran to Spend $10bn to Build Two Nuclear Plants

The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said 10 billion dollars will be spent for the construction of two nuclear plants in the southern port city of Bushehr. Speaking in a ceremony in Bushehr on Saturday, Salehi highlighted the importance of an ongoing project to build two new nuclear […]

Why Renewable Energy is Booming in Iran

By Maysam Bizær, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. On Sept. 10, Iran and Russia launched a project to add two new 1,000-megawatt (MW) reactors to the already existing 1,000-MW reactor at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in the southwest of the country. […]