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Korea proposes building four reactors for Turkey

Korea proposes building four reactors for Turkey

Korea Electric Power Corporation has submitted a preliminary proposal to Turkey for the construction of four APR-1400 reactors at an undisclosed site in the northern part of the country.

New Nuclear 31 January 2023


In pictures: Inner dome in place as Akkuyu aims for 2023

In pictures: Inner dome in place as Akkuyu aims for 2023

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed progress on building Turkey's first nuclear power plant as the latest landmark saw the inner containment dome installed in the design position at Akkuyu unit 1.

New Nuclear 06 January 2023


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Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

The second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had the installation of its reactor pressure vessel completed.

New Nuclear 22 September 2022


Polar crane lifted into place at Akkuyu unit 1

Polar crane lifted into place at Akkuyu unit 1

The operation to mount the circular bridge crane - a key part of the reactor building that will be used at all stages of the plant's life cycle - took about four hours to complete.

New Nuclear 24 August 2022


Turkey seeks to resolve Akkuyu constructors dispute

Turkey seeks to resolve Akkuyu constructors dispute

Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources says it has taken the "necessary initiatives to resolve the conflict between the parties" after the Rosatom subsidiary Akkuyu Nuclear was reported to have terminated the contract with Turkish firm IC Içtaş.

New Nuclear 03 August 2022


Construction begins of fourth Turkish reactor

Construction begins of fourth Turkish reactor

First safety-related concrete has been poured for the fourth unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in the Mersin province of Turkey. The Akkuyu project - Turkey's first nuclear power plant - is based on an intergovernmental agreement Russia and Turkey signed in 2010.

New Nuclear 21 July 2022


Hot metal for Akkuyu 4

Hot metal for Akkuyu 4

The Atomenergomash factory in Volgodonsk, Russia is manufacturing the bottom of the reactor pressure vessel for Turkey's Akkuyu 4.

New Nuclear 04 July 2022


Work starts on Akkuyu 4 turbine building

Work starts on Akkuyu 4 turbine building

Construction has begun of the foundation slab for the turbine building of unit 4 at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey.

New Nuclear 30 May 2022


Turbine equipment for Akkuyu 1 delivered

Turbine equipment for Akkuyu 1 delivered

The main components of the turbine plant of Akkuyu unit 1 - including the stator, turbine generator rotor and low-pressure cylinder - have been delivered to the construction site in Turkey.

New Nuclear 17 March 2022


Major components in place at Akkuyu 1

Major components in place at Akkuyu 1

Installation has been completed of the main equipment within the reactor building of unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey. The Russian-supplied VVER-1200 is scheduled to start up next year.

New Nuclear 04 March 2022