Things take a long time in the nuclear industry

Russia will begin to load fuel into the reactor at Iran\’s Bushehr nuclear power station next week, marking the start of its launch after years of delay, Moscow said today.

I remember sitting in an office in Moscow and a very excited bureaucrat telling us eagerly about how they\’d just landed this huge contract with Iran.

Russia stepped in and agreed to build the 1,000-megawatt reactor 15 years ago,

Yup, about right, \’95 or so…..

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