Asagi Kalekoy is a 500MW hydro power project. It is located on Firat river/basin in Bingol, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 500 500 Active Bingol, Turkey Cengiz Holding; Ozaltin Holding


The project is developed and owned by Cengiz Holding and Ozaltin Holding. Ozaltin Holding has 50% stake in the project.

The gross head and net head of the project are 89m and 88m respectively. The project generated 1,193.17 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 35MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2021.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 155MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Cengiz Holding

Cengiz Holding AS (Cengiz) is a construction company. The company undertakes construction of highways, bridges, tunnels, dams, ports, railways, metro lines, airports, pipelines, tourism facilities, industrial facilities and residential properties, among others. It provides infrastructure activities in energy and mining sectors such as construction of hydroelectric and thermal power plants, drilling works, power generation, power distribution, trading, sales, marketing and natural gas distribution. Cengiz caters its services to industries including energy, mining, tourism, aviation, construction and insurance. The company owns power generation and distribution and mining plants across Turkey. Cengiz is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey

About Ozaltin Holding

Ozaltin Holding AS (Ozaltin) is a diversified company. The company’s business activities include construction, transportation, tourism, agriculture, and energy businesses. Its construction activities comprise constructing of dams, buildings, infrastructure, motorways and railways, and sport complexes. Ozaltin constructs water treatment plants, roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, pipelines, hotels, mass housing, hospitals, and factories. The company’s agriculture businesses cultivate and markets vine ripe, cherry tomatoes, cocktail tomatoes, and sweet and wonder pepper products. It has operations in Turkey, Libya and Belarus. Ozaltin is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.


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