Turkish Minister of Energy Berat Alibayrak announced a program which consists of a series of investment projects in Turkish energy sector with the aim to reduce the country’s dependency on energy imports and help Turkey achieve its 2023 goal of 2 billion dollars of economic growth. The investments will also be focused on alternative energy sources such as wind power, solar power, hydro and nuclear power.
Regarding the nuclear power, besides the agreements on the construction of 4,800 MW NPP Akkuyu and 4,480 MW NPP Sinop that were already signed, the construction of the third nuclear plant should be launched by 2023 as well.
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