Tatar is a 128.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Peri river/basin in Elazig, 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. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Limak Enerji.

Tatar is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 69m and 65.86m 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 380m. The penstock diameter is 7m. The project generated 223 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $368.624m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors involved

Andritz was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 64.1MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 37.15 MVA.

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About Limak Enerji

Limak Enerji AS (Limak Enerji) is an energy utility company. It offers electricity generation, trading, distribution, wholesale, retail, export, and import services. The company provides energy trading services such as generation and supply of electricity to end users. It operates power plants such as Seyrantepe HEPP, Uzuncayir HEPP, Alkumru Hydro-Electrical Power Plant, Cal HES, Pamuk HEPP, and others. Limak Enerji supplies electricity to shopping malls, hospitals, industrial companies and schools, among others. In addition, the company also invests in peak load, base load, and special profile energy trade agreements with other energy trading companies. Limak Enerji is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.


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