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August 31, 2012 4:37 pm

Russia: Iran’s First Nuclear Plant is Operating at Full Capacity

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Nuclear Reactor at Bushehr, Iran.

Reuters – MOSCOW, Aug 31  – Iran’s first atomic power plant, a symbol of what the Islamic Republic says is its peaceful nuclear ambition, is now operating at full capacity, Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Friday.

The Russian-built 1,000-megawatt reactor near the Gulf city of Bushehr, was plugged into Iran’s national grid last September, ending years of delays and suspicions that Moscow was using the project as a diplomatic lever.

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