Iran’s 1st N. Power Plant to Open in 2008

A00681361.jpgTEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said Sunday that it will begin operation of the country’s first nuclear power plant in the summer of 2008 using half its 1,000 megawatt capacity.Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said the Russians, who are helping build the light-water reactor in the southern Iranian town of Bushehr, will have completed nuclear fuel shipments by the summer, paving the way for its launch.

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