The Russian government has approved a list of companies authorized to implement the Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, including operation of the new plant.
The list is approved by governmental resolution of November 12, 2010, in accordance with article 3 para. 5 of the agreement between the Russian and Turkish governments concerning cooperation in construction and operation of Akkuyu NPP.
The article speaks about setting up a project company (joint-stock) to implement the project, including the plant operation. Under the said paragraph of the article, initially 100% of shares of the project company directly or indirectly will be owned by organizations authorized by the Russian party.