Canakkale-Karabiga Coal Fired Power Plant is a 1,320MW coal fired power project. It is located in Canakkale, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,320 1,320 Active Canakkale, Turkey CENAL Elektrik Uretim; China National Nuclear


The project was developed by CENAL Elektrik Uretim and China National Nuclear. The project is co-owned by Alarko Holding and Cengiz Holding, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

It is a steam turbine power plant.

The project generated 9,900,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,420m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2017.

Contractors Involved

CENAL Elektrik Uretim was selected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 2 steam turbines, each with 660MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

GE Power is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 12 years.

About China National Nuclear

China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) is a state-owned nuclear technology organization that offers nuclear power development services. CNNC’s services include nuclear power development, nuclear fuel development and operation, nuclear power generation, application of nuclear technologies, and natural uranium exploration services. It also provides nuclear environmental protection, and new energy sources development services, among others. The organization’s nuclear power business develops and builds nuclear power plants; and nuclear power generation business operates nuclear power units. The organization also owns uranium exploration, mining and milling system. It operates in Argentina, China, France, Sudan and the UK. CNNC is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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