Bushehr 3 is a 1,057MW nuclear reactor planned in Bushehr, Iran. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently at the permitting stage. Post completion of the construction, the plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in 2026 and is planned for commissioning in the same year. Buy the profile here.


Bushehr 3 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor being developed by Atomstroyexport, the main contractor for the project.

The 1,057MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Nuclear Power Production and Development. The company has a stake of 100%.

Bushehr 3 is a type of PWR reactor. The project cost is expected to be around $5,000m.

Development status

Post completion of construction, the reactor is planned to get commission in 2026.

Contractors Involved

Power Machines will be the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. Atomenergoproekt is expected to be the architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor system is likely to be supplied by Atomstroyexport.

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About Atomstroyexport

Atomstroyexport (ASE) is an engineering company of State Corporation, Rosatom. The company designs and constructs nuclear power facilities. It is an export import company that helps foreign customers in constructing and commissioning nuclear power projects (NPP). ASE also carries out the process of reconstruction of the earlier-built nuclear power plants. In addition, the company also provides specialty services, which include survey, training, design, and engineering services, manufacture and supply of equipment and operation of power plants. ASE utilizes light water reactor installations of VVER type of technology for the construction of NPP. It also participates in the international tenders offering its upgraded NPPs with water moderated water-cooled reactors. The company has presence in Bulgaria, Hungary, Turkey, Czech Republic, Slovakia, India, China and Ukraine among others. ASE is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.


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