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January 13, 2022

Kesikkopru, Turkey

By Carmen

Kesikkopru is a 76MW hydro power project. It is located on Kizilirmak river/basin in Ankara, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 76 76 Active Ankara, Turkey Devlet su Isleri Vakfi


The project was developed by Devlet su Isleri Vakfi and is currently owned by Elektrik Uretim.

Kesikkopru is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 41m and 35.87m 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 5 in number. The project generated 250 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 34MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.

Contractors Involved

Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 34MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 54.5 MVA.


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