Karapinar Solar PV Park is a 1,347MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Konya, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in June 2021. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by China Electronics Technology Group, Hanwha Solutions and Kalyon Insaat. The project is currently owned by China Electronics Technology Group with a stake of 50%.

Karapinar Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 2,000 hectares.

The project is expected to generate 1,700,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 2,000,000 households. The project is expected to offset 1,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The solar power project consists of 3,500,000 modules.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by June 2021.

Contractors involved

Solar inverters for the project are likely to be procured from GE Renewable Energy.

The Karapinar Solar PV Park (Karapinar Solar PV Park I) will utilise single axis tracker that are likely to be supplied by PVHardware.

The Karapinar Solar PV Park (Karapinar Solar PV Park II A) will utilise single axis tracker that are likely to be supplied by PVHardware.

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About China Electronics Technology Group

China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) provides electronics and information systems. The company designs, develops, manufactures and supplies command and control systems, radar, and electronic warfare and intelligence systems. It also offers communication systems and equipment, anti-terrorism and security products, electronic optic devices, frequency control devices, integrated and printed circuits, test equipment, and electronic materials and components. The company offers off-the-shelf customized systems, and international engineering turn-key solutions for defense, civil and commercial applications. It has operations across North America, South and Central America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. CETC is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Hanwha Solutions

Hanwha Solutions Corp (Hanwha) is a diversified technology company. Its main activities include the production of petrochemicals, developing solar energy solutions, and creating new business models through planning, development, operation and finance. The company's major products include eco-friendly plasticizer ECO-DEHCH, hydrogenated petroleum resin, and solar power solutions. Hanwha operates under its brands such as Q CELLS and Q Energy. The company's products and services are used in various industries, including energy, construction, and manufacturing. Hanwha is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

About Kalyon Insaat

Kalyon Insaat AS (Kalyon) is a construction service provider. The company provides services including construction, designing, planning, engineering, management, development services, and others. It constructs and develops water pipelines, housing complexes, wastewater, institutes, roads, schools, tunnels, highways, bridges, treatment plants, hospitals and industrial plants and others. Kalyon provides projects such as Iraq Erbil Duhok water supply, Istanbul's new airport, Mecidiyekoy–Mahmutbey metro line and Basaksehir stadium, among others. It offers services to water and energy, transportation, and superstructure sectors. The company has operations in Turkey, Russia, Qatar, Libya, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iraq and others. Kalyon is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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