Press Release

Mission of the Atomic Energy Organisation to generate 10k MW of electricity from nuclear energy/ Power generation capacity in Bushehr Power Plant to be tripled

  • Oct 08, 2021
  • President

"Achieving the first economic, scientific and technological position in the region requires wise and purposeful planning for the sustainable development of the nuclear industry in accordance with the latest international standards," he said.

Ayatollah Raisi added: "Nuclear knowledge in the future will determine the scientific development and amazing progress of countries, and we should not lag behind the caravan of the world's scientific movement."

He added, "Significant growth and development of nuclear knowledge will lead to the promotion of other technologies and techniques, and we must not fall behind the world's scientific progress".

After visiting the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, the president said, "We are happy that the Bushehr Power Plant is finally operating at its nominal capacity and produces 1,000 megawatts of electricity, and this amount will triple in its development phases".

"At the same time, the Atomic Energy Organisation has a mission to increase the country's electricity generation capacity to 10,000 megawatts," he said.

Dr Raisi added, "Supplying a part of Bushehr water through nuclear desalination is another mission we expect from the organisation".