Sinop Nuclear Power Plant

Authorization of Nuclear Facilities

The studies for showing suitability of the site in İnceburun in Sinop province, which is a candidate for the second nuclear power plant of Türkiye were started in 2012.

January 27th, 2023

TÜNAŞ, which applied to build a nuclear power plant in the Sinop Site, was granted the “Owner” status on January 27th, 2023.

January 16th, 2023

Upon its request on December 30th, 2022, EÜAŞ’s “Owner” status was terminated on January 16th, 2023.

January 24th, 2018

EÜAŞ submitted the list and the report on “List of Licensing Basis for Sinop Nuclear Power Plant” according to the “Directive on Determination of Licensing Basis Regulations, Guides and Standards and Reference Plant for Nuclear Power Plants”. TAEK reviewed the list and the report. TAEK Atomic Energy Commission approved the “List of Licensing Basis for Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant”.

January 24th, 2018

EÜAŞ proposed the Flamanville III nuclear power plant, which was under construction in France, as a reference plant for the Sinop nuclear power plant on April 17, 2017. The proposal was accepted by the TAEK Atomic Energy Commission on January 24, 2018.

September 5th, 2013

EÜAŞ notified for site investigation studies in accordance with the Decree on Licensing of Nuclear Installations on September 5th, 2013, and started site investigation on October 5th, 2013.

August 22th, 2012

EÜAŞ applied to the Türkiye Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) to build a nuclear power plant in the Sinop Site, which will consist of 4-6 units of PWR, BWR, or PHWR type nuclear reactors with a total power of up to 8400 MWe, granted the Owner status on August 22th 2012.