Darica-1 is an 112.42MW hydro power project. It is located on Melet river/basin in Ordu, 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 2009. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Bilgin Enerji Yatirim Holding.

Darica-1 is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 315m. The project generated 292 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2009.

Contractors involved

Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 56.21MW nameplate capacity.

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About Bilgin Enerji Yatirim Holding

Bilgin Enerji Yatirim Holding AS (Bilgin Enerji) is an energy utility company. It develops, constructs and operates power generation plants using domestic and renewable energy resources. The company owns and operates hydro electric, natural gas power plant, and wind energy power plants. Its projects include Yapisan Elektrik Uretim AS, Bergama Res Enerji Uretim AS, Bilgin Res Elektrik Uretim AS, Zeytineli Res Elektrik Uretim AS, Darenhes Elektrik Uretim AS, and Seyrantepe Hes Elektrik Uretim AS among others. The company operates in Turkey. Bilgin Enerji is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.