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January 11, 2022

Uni-Mar (Marmara) Power Plant, Turkey

By Carmen

Uni-Mar (Marmara) Power Plant is a 480MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tekirdag, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 1999.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 480 480 Active Tekirdag, Turkey

Description

The project is co-owned by Engie, Marubeni and UNIT Elektrik Toptan Satis Ithalat Ihracat, with their respective ownership stake of 33% each.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from BOTAS.

The project generated 3,600,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 1999.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Turkey’s Electricity Generating and Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 160MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of GT13E2 gas turbines.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

Uni-Mar Enerji Yatirimlari is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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