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Turkey plans grid connection to serve Akkuyu project

New Nuclear

12 April 2016

Akkuyu 48 (Rosatom)Turkey's Council of Ministers has ordered the acquisition of land enabling construction of a 380 kV transmission line for the planned Akkuyu nuclear power plant. The order is contained in three announcements published in the official state gazette on 10 April.

Turkish regulator issues preliminary licence for Akkuyu project

Regulation and Safety

26 June 2015

Akkuyu 48 (Rosatom)JSC Akkuyu NPP, the Russian-owned company responsible for Turkey's first nuclear power plant, has been awarded a preliminary licence, enabling the company to start investment and permitting procedures for the project.

Turkish utility eyes large stake in Sinop project


12 May 2015

Turkey's state-run power producer Elektrik Üretim AŞ (EÜAŞ) expects to own up to 49% of the country's second nuclear power plant. EÜAŞ chief executive Halil Alis announced the plan to the Anadolu Agency last week during the 21st International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference in Istanbul.

Hydraulic engineering facility contract signed for Akkuyu plant


03 July 2015

Akhundov and Cengiz signing ceremony 48A contract has been signed for the design and construction of offshore hydraulic engineering structures designed to process seawater for cooling Turkey's planned Akkuyu nuclear power plant.

Merger to fast-track Turkish uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

04 June 2015

A US uranium processing plant could be shipped to Turkey to fast-track uranium production under a newly announced merger of Uranium Resources Inc with Australian uranium and exploration company Anatolia Energy, owner of the Temrezli uranium project.

Ground broken for Turkey's first nuclear power plant

New Nuclear

15 April 2015

Akkuyu groundbreaking ceremony 48Government and company officials yesterday launched construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant. The Russian-designed Akkuyu plant in Mersin, on the Mediterranean coast, is the first of three nuclear power plants the country plans to build to help boost its economy and reduce its dependence on fossil fuel imports.