Turkey begins work on nuclear power plant

 Turkey begins work on nuclear power plant

Turkey began work on a new 1,200-MW nuclear reactor in Akkuyu.
Russian-owned Rosatom is supplying the reactor technology. The reactor is one of three planned for the country. A second reactor built by a Japanese-French consortium is set for the city of Sinop, while a third plant whose location is yet to be determined is also planned, according to alarabiya.com.
The plant is expected to have a total of four reactors each with a generating capacity of 1,200 MW. The plant is expected to be completed by 2020.

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