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January 5, 2022

Akkoy I, Turkey

By Carmen

Akkoy I is a 103.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Harsit river/basin in Gumushane, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 103.5 103.5 Active Gumushane, Turkey Akkoy Enerji

Description

The project is developed and owned by Akkoy Enerji.

The gross head and net head of the project are 162m and 153m 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 12.43m. The penstock diameter is 6m. The project generated 239.35 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $120m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 34.5MW nameplate capacity.

About Akkoy Enerji

Akkoy Enerji AS (Akkoy Enerji), a subsidiary of Kolin Insaat Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, is a renewable energy company that operates energy projects. The company undertakes construction, operation and commissioning of hydro energy projects. It utilizes renewable energy as a source for executing projects. Akkoy Enerji offers production licenses for energy projects. The company operates Akkoy I HEPP and Akkoy II HEPP hydro electricity power projects. Its activities include preparatory work, construction activities and project implementation. The company has operations throughout Turkey. Akkoy Enerji is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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