TEHRAN December 04.2022 (Saba)– The construction of a new 300 megawatt (MW) nuclear power plant in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan got underway on Saturday.
The new nuclear power plant, named “Karun”, is located in Darkhoveyn district near Shadegan county of Khuzestan Province, according to Tasnim.
The project was inaugurated by Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami.
The new power plant, estimated to take 8 years to come on stream, has been designed by domestic experts and will be furnished with the use of domestic technologies.
With a budget of 1.5 to 2 billion dollars, the project will supply the region’s need for electricity.
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