Each hydraulic accumulator is a thick-walled vessel made of stainless steel with a weight of 77 tons and the volume of 120 cubic meters. During the power unit operation, it will be filled with an aqueous solution of boric acid.

The PCFS is a component of the emergency core cooling system being the most crucial element of the NPP safety system. The passive core flooding system operates without personnel involvement and power supply sources.

The construction and installation works at the Akkuyu NPP site are in progress in all construction areas of main and auxiliary facilities: four power units, onshore hydraulic structures, power output system, administrative buildings, training centre, physical protection facilities of the future NPP, etc.

Information and photo: AKKUYU NÜKLEER A. Ş. 

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The TITAN-2 Holding is a Russian group of companies that builds nuclear facilities. Organisations of the Holding perform the whole cycle of works, from development of basic design documentation to facility commissioning.

The TITAN-2 Holding is the general contractor for construction of the new power units of the Leningrad NPP. At the construction site, the organisations of the Holding perform all civil construction, installation, and electric installation works.

The Holding participates in the construction of Akkuyu NPP in Turkey, Paks II NPP in Hungary and El-Dabaa NPP in Egypt.