Karacaoren is a 78.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Aksu river/basin in Burdur, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Devlet su Isleri Genel Mudurlugu and is currently owned by Gama Enerji with a stake of 100%.

The project generated 260 GWh of electricity.

Karacaoren (Karacaoren I) consists of 2 units of francis turbines with 16MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1977 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990.

Contractors involved

Karacaoren (Karacaoren II) is equipped with Harbin Electric Machinery francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 23.2MW nameplate capacity.

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About Devlet su Isleri Genel Mudurlugu

Devlet su Isleri Genel Mudurlugu (Devlet su Isleri) is a state-owned hydraulic agency that offers planning, conservation, development, operation and management of water resources. The company's activities include opening wells for underground water studies and surveys, protection, underground water boarding and registration of underground waters, water purification plant constructions, generating hydroelectric energy and drinking water, flood protection, spreading of irrigated agriculture, and others. Its services areas comprise energy, agriculture environment and flood. The company serves customers throughout Turkey. Devlet su Isleri is headquartered in Ankara city, Ankara, Turkey.


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