Turkey Plans to Build First Nuclear Power Plant

Published: February 16, 2013; 16:20 · (Vindobona)

In order to become energy autonomous, the country wants to put a nuclear power plant into operation in six years.

Turkey Plans to Build First Nuclear Power Plant / Picture: © Flickr

According to the Russian nuclear power group Rosatom, Turkey´s first nuclear power plant will be built until 2019. The location of the plant will be the Mediterranean coast. Above all, Turkey´s government wants to reduce its dependence on natural gas and oil.

In total, the construction costs are expected to reach more than € 14bn. The plant will deliver a total power of 4800…

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