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Kayraktepe is a 282MW hydro power project. It is planned on Goksu river/basin in Mersin, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by BM Holding and Elektrik Uretim. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Kayraktepe is a run-of-river project. 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, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock length will be 90m. The project is expected to generate 688 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of francis turbines.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026.

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About BM Holding

BM Holding is a diversified construction company. It focuses on the implementation and development of new energy technologies. The company operates across various sectors including geothermal, hydropower, power operations, energy sales, horticulture, fertilizers, industrial gases and aviation among others. BM Holding is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.

About Elektrik Uretim

Elektrik Uretim AS (EUAS), is a owned by Government. It is involved in generating and trading of electricity in Turkey. The company also provides safe, high quality, continuous, efficient and low cost electricity production and sales to the customers in Turkey. It generates power from the hydraulic and thermal power plants. EUAS is headquartered in Cankaya, 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.