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.

Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...