Hydroelectric Plants in Turkey - Bati Karadeniz, Kastamonu AB

Berke Eser
Location: Kastamonu 
Operator: Eser Enerji Üretim AŞ 
Configuration: 3 X 3.2 MW Pelton
Operation: 2014
T/G supplier: Turboinstitut, Dokar
EPC: Eser, Dokar
Quick facts: This SHP went into operation on 8 Feb 2014. Design production is 23 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Eser Enerji
Posted 15 Feb 2015

Boyabat
Location: Sinop
Operator: Dogan Enerji Yatirimlari Sanayi ve Ticaret AS
Configuration: 3 X 171 MW
Operation: 2012
T/G supplier: Andritz
EPC: Suis Proje Engineering, Dogus, Poyry
Quick facts: In Dec 1998, preliminary construction started on the $600mn Boyabat Dam and hydro plant on the Kizilirmak River. The first feasibility study was done by Electric Power Development Co in 1978 with funding from JICA. Detailed design work was undertaken in 1985/86 and the project was finally taken up on a BOT basis as an equal-part JV of Dogus Holdings, UNIT, and Dogan Enerji. The project features a 195m high, 262m long concrete gravity dam, a 60km reservoir, and athe power house. An environmental impact assessment report was prepared in accordance with World Bank and IFC guidelines and completed in 1998. A second was submitted to the Ministry of Environment and approved in 1997. The environmental reports were prepared by consultants from Harza and ENCON. After considerable delay, Boyabat was licensed in Nov 2007, construction got underway in Apr 2008 and the project completed in Dec 2012. The final cost was some $1.2bn, about twice the original estimate.

Photograph courtesy of Dogus Insaat AS
Posted 8 Jan 2014

Suat Ugurlu
Location: Sinop
Operator: EUAS
Configuration: 3 X 23 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1980-2000
T/G supplier: Voith, Elin
EPC: EPDC, Aknil, Dogus
Quick facts: This earth-core rockfill dam is 18km downstream of the Hasan Ugurlu dam on the Yeslirmak River. The dam height from the foundation is 56m and crest length is 380m. It re-regulates water flows and irrigates 80,000ha on the Carsamba Plain.

Photograph courtesy of Dogus Insaat AS
Posted 6 Aug 2006

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 15-Jan-2017

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