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January 7, 2022

Cevizlik, Turkey

By Carmen

Cevizlik is a 95MW hydro power project. It is located on Iyidere river/basin in Rize, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 95 95 Active Rize, Turkey


The project is currently owned by Sanko Enerji Uretim Sanayi Ve Ticaret with a stake of 100%.

Cevizlik is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.58 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 234.5m and 198.66m respectively. The penstock length is 180m. The penstock diameter is 3.75m. The project generated 396.4 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $50.27m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

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Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 47.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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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