Winner of tender for creating hydraulic structures for nuke plant in Turkey announced
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr.8
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkish "Cengiz İnsaat" company became the winner of the tender for constructing hydraulic structures for the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey, Hurriyet newspaper reported Apr.8.
However, the newspaper didn't specify the tender fee.
Earlier, the director general of Akkuyu Nuclear JSC Fuad Akhundov told media that the creation of infrastructure for the first nuclear power plant Akkuyu, which will be built in accordance with the Russian project, will begin in Turkey in April 2015.
The intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Turkey on cooperation in the fields of construction and operation of the country's first nuclear power plant Akkuyu near the city of Mersin in southern Turkey was signed in 2010.
The first Turkish nuclear power plant will be equipped with four VVER reactors. The installed capacity of each power unit at the nuclear plant will be equal to 1,200 megawatt. The project cost is about $20 billion.
The nuclear power plant will produce about 35 billion kilowatt hours of electricity per year.
Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning approved the report on the environmental impact assessment of the project for construction of the nuclear power plant in December 2014.
Edited by SI
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