Iran's nuclear plant connects to electric grid, the country says

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Iran's nuclear plant connects to electric grid, the country says

Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Iran says its Bushehr nuclear power plant is now online, making it the first Middle Eastern country to produce commercial electricity from atomic reactors.

The Bushehr plant joined the grid Saturday night with a capacity of 60 megawatts, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced. On its website, the agency said Bushehr "joined the national grid" Saturday night at 11:29 p.m. (2:59 p.m. ET)

The plant is expected to produce 1,000 megawatts of electricity when fully operational, about 2.5 percent of Iran's current electricity consumption, acording to the International Atomic Energy Agency. The state-run news agency IRNA said a ceremony to inaugurate the plant will be held September 12.

Iran began the Bushehr plant in 1975, before the revolution that created the current Islamic republic. The IAEA, the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency, lists no other nuclear plants under construction in the region, though several other Middle Eastern countries have taken steps toward nuclear power.

The announcement comes just two days after an IAEA report said Iran continues to defy U.N. resolutions aimed at curbing its nuclear program and cited increasing concerns it may be developing nuclear weapons.

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Iran says its Bushehr nuclear power plant
Well now we know who to blame it on... :trollol:
 

mascan42

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Iran began the Bushehr plant in 1975, before the revolution that created the current Islamic republic.
So these fucking idiots just went ahead and finished a nuclear plant that was started almost 40 years ago? That won't result in a massive accident, irradiating the oil fields for the next century. No sir.
 

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So these fucking idiots just went ahead and finished a nuclear plant that was started almost 40 years ago? That won't result in a massive accident, irradiating the oil fields for the next century. No sir.
40 year old nuclear technology is very safe. newer technology is just even safer.
and look what happens when your country isn't full of hippy douche protesters. you get nuclear power.