Keban is a 1,330MW hydro power project. It is located on Euphrates river/basin in Elazig, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1975.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,330 1,330 Active Elazig, Turkey

Description

The project is currently owned by TURKISH ELECTROMECHANICAL IND.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 30,600 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 145m. The project generated 6,600 GWh of electricity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1975.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and GE Renewable Energy.

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