May 12th, The governments of Turkey and Russian Federation signed an agreement to cooperate for constructing and operating a nuclear power plant. The groundbreaking ceremony of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), will be held in the southern province of. There has been talk of building a nuclear power plant on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast since the s. Now a Russian-backed project to do.

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The site parameters report is prepared in English and includes the results of detailed site investigations performed at the NPP site and the precise values of the project parameters.

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They may have eased tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian military jet, but their relationship has still not fully recovered. The target date for the power plant coincides with the th anniversary of the modern Turkish nucleat.

Putin and Erdogan in Ankara today Image: August 10 th The specialists had resigned six months prior to its submission, and the contracting company had then made unilateral changes to the report. The German chancellor highlighted the importance of exercising restraint as the US plang the conflict.

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Because when a nuclear energy project comes to a halt, it is always the contracting country left with the bill. With the US pulling out of Syria, Russia holds the cards to determine how far Turkey can go with a military option.


Yet experts say it remains unclear when it would really come online: The contract includes excavation work at the site. Archived from the original on 23 March June 8 th Unrelated agreements could adversely impact the power plant project, she added, for example should Turkey opt out of buying a Russian missile defense system.

In Japan, the United States and France, nuclear power plants run at a loss, and construction projects for new reactors have been postponed. The project will cost more than 10 billion euros – three times the original budget. Only then would Turkey have a reliable nuclear policy. The Venezuelan president, who views Russia as a strategic ally, is ending his diplomatic efforts this year “with a flourish.

As the country strives to become one of the ten richest countries in the world, energy supplies will be “crucial” and the new nuclear power plant “of great importance”, he added.

But doubts are growing over its economic viability. Russia is Turkey’s largest supplier of natural gas and third-largest supplier akkuyu oil.


Varol sees Russia with the upper hand, as well. Nuclear power plants used to be lucrative. APC started site investigations in Akkuyu for updating nucler site characteristics and parameters according to the national procedures laid out in the Decree on Licensing of Nuclear Installations.

Institutional Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant. Announcement and Procurement Documents can be accessed here.

Akkuyu: Turkey’s first nuclear reactor site

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan are meeting for the second time in as many months. The same happened after Fukushima. The NPP project is currently being funded by the Russian side. In Japan too, the heavily contaminated region of Fukushima, wherepeople lost their homes, saw cases of the disease escalate. At least 10 new reactors came online last year – making the question powrr long-term storage all the more pressing.

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Does nuclear power have a future? The official launch ceremony took place in April Erdogan, Putin meet amid strain in Turkish-Russian ties. That has fallen to 1 percent.

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