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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.

Turkey ratifies agreement for new plant at Sinop

New Nuclear

02 April 2015

Turkey's parliament has ratified an intergovernmental agreement with Japan to construct a nuclear power plant at Sinop. The two countries signed the so-called host government agreement in October 2013.

Turkish uranium project shows strong economics

Uranium and Fuel

17 February 2015

Temrezli exploration 48Anatolia Energy expects to start full-scale development at Temrezli before the end of 2015 after a pre-feasibility study revealed better-than-expected economics for the high-grade uranium project in eastern Turkey.

Erdoğan approves Turkey-Japan nuclear agreement

New Nuclear

10 April 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has approved parliament's ratification of an intergovernmental agreement with Japan to build a nuclear power plant at Sinop, according to a statement on his website yesterday.

Turkish uranium project moves to permitting

Uranium and Fuel

24 March 2015

Temrezli exploration 48Anatolia Energy is eyeing a 2016 start up for its Temrezli uranium project after submitting an application for an environmental impact assessment with Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning.

Akkuyu project EIA gets ministry approval

New Nuclear

01 December 2014

Akkuyu 48 (Rosatom)Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning has finally approved the environmental impact assessment report for the Akkuyu nuclear power plant project.