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Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant

Akkyuy Nuclear Power Plant, Turkey 
4 x 1200
MW of Power
Office: Sofia, Bulgaria and Reading, USA 
Customer: Akkuyu NGS Elektrik Üretim Anonim Şirketi - AKKUYU NPP JSC 
Location: Turkey 
Timeframe: 2011-2013 
The Project company Akkuyu NPP JSC is established pursuant to the bi-lateral Agreement signed on 12 May 2010 between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Russian Federation and is entrusted with the design, construction, commissioning, and operation of four NPP Units at the site of Akkuyu on the Mediterranean Sea shore.

The proposed nuclear technology to be utilized for the project is AES 2006 with the Novovoronezh NPP-2 design (under construction) as a reference plant design.

In mid-July 2011 the Project company signed an agreement with WorleyParsons for provision of consultancy services during the preconstruction phase of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Turkey. Under a very tight schedule WorleyParsons team will be providing a wide range of consultancy services covering licensing/permitting support for project activities in Turkey; development of the Environmental Impact Assessment and organization/support in its approval process; development of the site characterization/hazards evaluation; analysis of the compliance of the regulatory base of the design with Turkish and IAEA requirements for nuclear energy; support in the process of international review of the PSAR, etc.

WorleyParsons project team comprises experts from WorleyParsons Nuclear Services based in Sofia and the Moscow headquartered joint venture InterRAO-WorleyParsons. The joint venture will lead the project implementation and will have overall work scope responsibility to deliver the project.
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