Japan and France tapped to build Turkish nuclear plant

An alliance between a Japanese and a French firm has been chosen to build Turkey’s second nuclear power plant, according to comments from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan cited in Reuters news service.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, of Japan, and France’s Areva were selected for the $21 billion contract to oversee the new nuclear build, which has been hotly anticipated across the nuclear industry. The new plant is projected to have a total output capacity of between 4,500 and 5,000 MW.

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