Akkoy I is a 103.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Harsit river/basin in Gumushane, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Akkoy Enerji.

The gross head and net head of the project are 162m and 153m 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 12.43m. The penstock diameter is 6m. The project generated 239.35 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $120m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 34.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Akkoy Enerji

Akkoy Enerji AS (Akkoy Enerji), a subsidiary of Kolin Insaat Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, is a renewable energy company that operates energy projects. The company undertakes construction, operation and commissioning of hydro energy projects. It utilizes renewable energy as a source for executing projects. Akkoy Enerji offers production licenses for energy projects. The company operates Akkoy I HEPP and Akkoy II HEPP hydro electricity power projects. Its activities include preparatory work, construction activities and project implementation. The company has operations throughout Turkey. Akkoy Enerji is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.


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