TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has selected 16 locations for the construction of nuclear power plants as part of a plan to generate 20,000 megawatts of electricity at multiple sites over the next 15 years.
State TV says Saturday that experts at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran have finished studies to select the best locations across the country. It added that sites were chosen in part for their resistance to earthquakes and military air strikes.
The Islamic republic says it needs 20 large-scale plants to meet its growing electricity needs over the next one-and-a-half decades.
State TV also says that Iran has discovered new uranium resources in the country that will put its reserves at 4,400 tons compared to 1,527 tons three decades ago.
Moderator alerts Sanders his victory could 'thwart history'
Flint’s Water Poisoned by Federal, State and Local Government Failures
Our Reversible Moral Coma
Thief Who Stole More Than 85 Guns Receives Probation In Plea Deal
Democrat Debate: Two Old White People Yell At Each Other | RedState
New Jersey Man Slays Child | Human Events
“A pattern of sleaze”: Brutal Cruz attack ad hits Trump over eminent domain in South Carolina