NOVOVORONEZH, RUSSIA - MARCH 2:  Russias Novovoronezh plant in Voronezh Oblast, central Russia which is a sister project to Turkey's first nuclear power plant, the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, is pictured on March 2, 2015. The Novovoronezh nuclear power station is vital to the development of the VVER design. Rosatom, Russias state-run atomic energy corporation, signed an agreement with Turkey in 2011 to build and operate a four-reactor nuclear power plant in the Mersin province on Turkeys Mediterranean coast. Turkey plans to begin the infrastructure construction of the Akkuyu nuclear plant this year. This is a four-reactor facility in the Mersin province on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Power from the nuclear plant will replace about 10 percent of hydrocarbon generated power in Turkey's power mix when it is fully operational. (Photo by Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)