Implementation of the AKKUYU NPP project involves 4 phases.
Phase 1 – Preparatory
Registration of Akkuyu Electricity Generation Joint-Stock Company (AKKUYU NPP JSC), transfer of land plot for construction of the AKKUYU NPP, carrying out of engineering surveys, holding of public hearings, obtaining all permits and licenses for the AKKUYU NPP location and construction; carrying out work on the preparatory stage of the NPP construction.
Phase 2 – Construction of AKKUYU NPP
Phase 3 – Operation and technical maintenance of AKKUYU NPP
Phase 4 – Decommissioning
According to intergovernmental agreement between Russian Federation and Republic of Turkey, after taking all necessary permits and licenses operation of Akkuyu NPP will start in 7 years.