Akinci is a 99MW hydro power project. It is located on Kelkit river/basin in Tokat, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2018. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Aydem Yenilenebilir Enerji and Cogentrix Energy Power Management. The project is currently owned by Aydem Yenilenebilir Enerji.

Akinci is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 108.5m and 106.24m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The penstock length is 216m. The penstock diameter is 3m. The project generated 448.24 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 34.24MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2018.

Contractors involved

Indar Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 39.76 MVA.

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About Aydem Yenilenebilir Enerji

Aydem Yenilenebilir Enerji AS (Aydem Yenilenebilir) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydroelectric power plants to produce electricity. The company produces electricity by utilizing geothermal, hydroelectric, thermal, solar and wind sources. Its activities include power generation, energy sales, electricity distribution, photovoltaic panel production and solar power plant EPC. The company’s projects include Koyulhisar hydroelectric power plant, AdigUzel Hydroelectric power plant, Yalova wind power plant, sak WPP plant and Kizildere Geothermal power plant among others. Aydem Yenilenebilir is headquartered in Denizli, Turkey.

About Cogentrix Energy Power Management

Cogentrix Energy Power Management LLC (Cogentrix) formerly Cogentrix Energy Inc, is an energy company that offers power generation organization that delivers expert management and superior performance to clients. The company offers services such as asset management services, operations and engineering, commercial operations, financial management, environment, health and safety, remote operations center and field services. Cogentrix also provides field services including maintenance, repair, outage planning and management services to power generation facil. Cogentrix is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the US.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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