Finland-based global consulting and engineering firm Pöyry has won a services contract from Kalehan Genç Enerji Üretim for the Lower Kaleköy Hydroelectric Power Plant and Dam in Turkey.
Under the terms of the deal, Pöyry will conduct detail designing for the civil engineering of the powerhouse and structural reviews, along with the roller-compacted concrete (RCC) dam, power intake and penstocks, piano-key weir spillway solution, and diversion structures with two tunnels and a bottom outlet.
Pöyry Austria Energy Business Group regional director said: "We are proud to be working on this landmark project.
"Ranked in the global top ten of power generation engineering companies, Pöyry has a proven track record of delivering sustainable hydropower solutions around the world and improving client's return on investments."
The Lower Kaleköy Hydroelectric Power Plant will have an installed capacity of 500MW and will be able to produce approximately 1,200 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of power every year. The value of the order is yet to be disclosed.
With experts employed across the company's local office network, Pöyry focusses on delivering management consulting and engineering services in the sectors of power generation, transmission and distribution, transportation and water, chemicals and bio-refining, mining and metals, and forest industry.