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Turkish regulator issues preliminary licence for Akkuyu project

Regulation and Safety

26 June 2015

Akkuyu 48 (Rosatom)JSC Akkuyu NPP, the Russian-owned company responsible for Turkey's first nuclear power plant, has been awarded a preliminary licence, enabling the company to start investment and permitting procedures for the project.

Turkish utility eyes large stake in Sinop project

Corporate

12 May 2015

Turkey's state-run power producer Elektrik Üretim AŞ (EÜAŞ) expects to own up to 49% of the country's second nuclear power plant. EÜAŞ chief executive Halil Alis announced the plan to the Anadolu Agency last week during the 21st International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference in Istanbul.

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.

Merger to fast-track Turkish uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

04 June 2015

A US uranium processing plant could be shipped to Turkey to fast-track uranium production under a newly announced merger of Uranium Resources Inc with Australian uranium and exploration company Anatolia Energy, owner of the Temrezli uranium project.

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.