Tag Archives: Nuclear power

More Musings about Sinop: What We Know and Unanswered Questions (UPDATE)

Below please find my analysis of the day’s Sinop related announcements. I have laid them out in bullet points: Taner Yildiz told reporters that the guaranteed cost per-kilowatt-hour for the Sinop site will be $11.8 US cents per hour. The … Continue reading

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Japan and Turkey Make it Official: The Start of Nuclear Negotiations

Prime Minister Erdogan is expected to announce tomorrow the selection of a Japanese/French nuclear consortium for the construction of a second nuclear power plant at the Sinop site on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. While the AKP appears to have been … Continue reading

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Lessons from the 1980s: Turkey’s Current Nuclear Tender

Taner Yildiz announced on 11 March 2013 that Turkey “should be able to outline the details regarding the companies that will begin constructing a planned second nuclear plant in the country ‘before the end of [March].’” While Yildiz has made … Continue reading

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The Definition of Insanity: Turkey’s Nuclear Tenders

The definition of insanity, according to Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results – What can the man who gave the world the theory of relativity – a critical discovery on the road to nuclear energy (and … Continue reading

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