Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 22 /Trend A.Taghiyeva/
Turkey is negotiating with Japan, Canada, China and South Korea to build a second nuclear power plant, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said, the newspaper Sabah reported.
"The construction of NPP Akkuyu is already being carried out. And negotiations on the construction of NPP Sinop is being carried out with four countries," Yildiz said.
The minister added that the Turkish NPPs will generate electricity by 2019, and Turkey is planning to build another nuclear power plant by 2023.
NPP Akkuyu will be built on the Russian project, which includes construction of four power units with reactors of VVER-1200. Agreement on the construction of the station was signed in May 2010.
The capacity of each unit will be 1200 MW, total - 4800 MW. It is assumed that the units will be commissioned in sequence at intervals of one year.
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