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Iran in talks with Russia to build N-power plant

TEHRAN: Iran has resumed talks with Russia to build a new nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity, energy minister Reza Ardakanian said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency. The Islamic Republic currently has the capacity to produce 1,000MW of nuclear electricity, it reported. Iran already runs one Russian-built nuclear reactor at Bushehr, its first. Russia signed a deal with Iran in 2014 to build up to eight more reactors in the country. The United States in May…

Erdogan, Putin mark formal start of work on Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

ANKARA: The leaders of Turkey and Russia marked the official start of work to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant on Tuesday, launching construction of the $20 billion Akkuyu power station in the southern province of Mersin. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan marked the official start to construction of Akkuyu’s first unit, watching by videolink from the Turkish capital Ankara. “When all four units go online, the plant will meet 10 percent of Turkey’s energy needs,” Erdogan…

PM inaugurates Chashma-4 Nuclear Power Plant in Mianwali

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said that energy projects of more than 10,000 MW have helped overcome load-shedding and the government would be able to end it by November this year. “The government is committed to achieve the goal of adding 8,800 megawatt of nuclear energy to the national grid by 2030,” he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Chashma-4 nuclear power plant having capacity of 340MW in Mianwali. The prime minister said overcoming the energy crisis and an end to…

PM inaugurates Chashma-III nuclear power plant, says load-shedding to end by 2018

MIANWALI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday inaugurated Chashma- III nuclear power plant in the city, another milestone in Pak-China joint collaborations. Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif and Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz were also accompanying the premier. The 340-mega watt nuclear power plant is a joint collaboration of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), said a press release issued from the PM’s media wing. Addressing a…

PM to inaugurate 340 MW Chashma-III Nuclear Power Plant today

MIANWALI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate power production from Chashma Nuclear Project – III today. The 340 megawatt Nuclear Power Plant is a joint collaboration of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). This is the third project established after successful operation of Chashma-I and Chashma-II projects. Chashma – IV Nuclear Power Project to be completed in 2017 and Karachi Nuclear Power Projects K-2 and K-3 will add a total of 8,800 MW electricity to the…

Nuclear power plant of 340 MW starts operation at Chashma

ISLAMABAD: A fourth nuclear power plant at Chashma Unit-3 (C-3) with 340 Megawatt (MW) power generation capacity, was successfully connected to the national grid on Sunday, said the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). “Congratulation to the nation that Pakistan’s fourth nuclear power plant Chashma Unit-3(C-3) has been connected to the national grid,” the PAEC sources said. The officials explained, “After performing various safety and functional tests, the plant will attain full power in the first fortnight of…