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First turbine module delivered for Akkuyu plant

First turbine module delivered for Akkuyu plant

GE Steam Power has delivered the first Arabelle steam turbine module for the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey. Manufactured at its factory in Belfort, France, the turbine module is the first equipment delivered by GE for the project and was delivered four months ahead of schedule.

New Nuclear 13 January 2021


Reactor lid completed for Akkuyu unit 1

Reactor lid completed for Akkuyu unit 1

The Volgodonsk branch of Russia's AEM Technology has completed the manufacture of the reactor cover for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey. The product weighs 93 tonnes and has a diameter of 4.5 metres.

New Nuclear 30 November 2020


Turkey grants construction permit for Akkuyu unit 3

Turkey grants construction permit for Akkuyu unit 3

Turkey's nuclear regulatory authority (Nükleer Düzenleme Kurumu - NDK) has issued a construction licence to Russian-owned JSC Akkuyu Nuclear for unit 3 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Mersin province, in southern Turkey.
 

Regulation & Safety 19 November 2020


Rosatom delivers RPV to Akkuyu plant site

Rosatom delivers RPV to Akkuyu plant site

The reactor pressure vessel for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey was delivered to the site yesterday, Rosatom has announced. The equipment was transported 3000 km over 20 days from the Atommash quay at the Tsimlyanskoye reservoir in Volgodonsk, Russia to the Eastern Cargo Terminal at the Akkuyu plant site, which is in Mersin province. Atommash is a subsidiary of Russia's AEM Technology.

New Nuclear 11 November 2020


Russia completes steam generators for Akkuyu and Bangladesh units

Russia completes steam generators for Akkuyu and Bangladesh units

Rosatom has completed the delivery of steam generators for the Akkuyu 1 and Rooppur 1 units under construction in Turkey and Bangladesh. The equipment was produced by Atommash, part of the Volgodonsk branch of Rosatom’s engineering subsidiary AEM Technology.

New Nuclear 02 October 2020


Rosatom explains the 'multiplier effect' of new nuclear

Rosatom explains the 'multiplier effect' of new nuclear

The development of a national nuclear industry facilitates a country's economic growth while at the same time keeping in harmony with low-carbon and sustainable development, Yaroslav Mozdakov, director for communications and international affairs at Rusatom Energy International, said last week during a webinar hosted by the Expert Group on Resource Management of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. REIN is a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Corporate 28 September 2020


Foundation slabs completed at Akkuyu 2 reactor and turbine buildings

Foundation slabs completed at Akkuyu 2 reactor and turbine buildings

JSC Akkuyu Nuklear has announced the completion of concrete pouring of the reactor and turbine buildings' foundation slabs at unit 2 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Mersin province, in southern Turkey. The 4800 MWe plant will comprise four VVER1200 reactors and is expected to meet about 10% of Turkey's electricity needs. Rosatom’s first build-own-operate venture, the USD20 billion project is based on an inter-governmental agreement signed between Russia and Turkey in May 2010.

New Nuclear 23 September 2020


Core melt trap arrives for Akkuyu unit 2

Core melt trap arrives for Akkuyu unit 2

Russian-owned JSC Akkuyu Nuclear has announced delivery of the core melt trap for unit 2 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant to the construction site in Mersin Province, Turkey. The company describes the equipment as the most important part of the unit's passive safety system.

New Nuclear 28 August 2020


Steam generators dispatched to Akkuyu unit 1

Steam generators dispatched to Akkuyu unit 1

Atommash, part of the Volgodonsk branch of Russia's AEM Technology, is ready to ship four steam generators to unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey. The equipment, each weighing 355 tonnes, will be transported 3000 km by ship to the construction site in Mersin province, in the south of the country.

New Nuclear 25 August 2020


Akkuyu unit 1 hydraulic tests completed

Akkuyu unit 1 hydraulic tests completed

Atommash, part of the Volgodonsk branch of Russia's AEM Technology, has completed hydraulic tests on the reactor pressure vessel of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Mersin province, in southern Turkey.

New Nuclear 14 July 2020