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09.07.2014 12:16
Turkey's Akkuyu NPP Info Centre Answered 30K Questions since 2013
The construction and operation start date for Turkey’s first nuclear station however are likely to be pushed ahead in time, as the environmental impact assessment of Akkuyu was returned for reconsideration by the government in January
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The Information Center of Akkuyu NPP JSC, which plans to construct a nuclear power plant in Gulnar, a district of Mersin, in southern Turkey, has answered about 30,000 questions on nuclear energy in a year and a half, Turkish news portal Daily Sabah reported.

The information center was built by Russsian state-owned corporation Rosatom which also participates in the project in the city centre in 2013 to raise awareness and provide people with first-hand information.

Information Centre Director Faruk Uzel said those working at the center want people from every part of society, including students and non-governmental organizations, to have access to accurate information.

The construction and operation start date for Turkey’s first nuclear station however are likely to be pushed ahead in time, as the environmental impact assessment of Akkuyu was returned for reconsideration by the government in January. The scheduled construction start date is in 2015, while the four VVER reactors supplied by Rosatom should start operation in 2020.


TAGS: Akkuyu | Turkey | NPP | nuclear power | atomic energy | information center | Mersin | Rosatom | VVER reactors 


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