Alstom to supply turbines for three hydro power projects in Turkey

28 July 2013 (Last Updated July 28th, 2013 18:30)

Alstom has secured contracts worth about €100m to supply turbines for three hydro power plant projects in Turkey.

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Alstom has secured contracts worth approximately €100m to supply turbines for three hydro power plant projects in Turkey.

The projects include the 292MW Alpaslan II plant, 636MW Upper Kaleköy plant and 72MW Tepekisla facility.

Located on the Murat River in Mus city in eastern Turkey, the Alpaslan II project is owned by ENERJISA, a joint venture between SABANCI and EON.

Alstom will supply and install two 115MW and two 31MW vertical Francis turbines, main inlet valves, generators, generator step-up transformers, switchyard equipment and control system for the project.

Situated near Bingöl city in eastern Turkey, the Upper Kaleköy project is owned by joint-venture between CENGIZ and ÖZALTIN.

"The three projects, with around 3,500Gwh each year, will collectively generate approximately 242,000GWh a year to contribute to the renewable energy production in Turkey."

Alstom will supply one 30.6MW Vertical Francis turbine, generator, and the full electrical balance of the plant, including the 380kV switchyard equipment, generator step-up transformers, control system and rest of the electrical balance of the plant equipment for the project.

Located on the river Kelkit, near the city of Tokat, northern Turkey, the Tepekisla project is owned by a subsidiary of SANKO Enerji.

Alstom will supply two 35MW horizontal Kaplan turbines type SAM, main inlet valves, generators and a 4MW ecological horizontal Francis generating sets for the project.

The three projects, with around 3,500Gwh each year, will collectively generate approximately 242,000GWh a year to contribute to the renewable energy production in Turkey.

Alstom Turkey president Adil Tekin said, "We have been contributing to the energy infrastructure in Turkey since the 1950's and realised many important projects with each of those major energy players till today."


Image: Alstom Francis turbine. Photo: courtesy of Alstom.

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