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Tender: Salihli Municipality Geothermal District Heating License Area, Turkey

Salihili geothermal plant, Turkey (source: JeotermalHaberler)
Alexander Richter 9 Oct 2017

The municipality Salihli in Turkey has reorganized the tender for the operation of geothermal operation licensed fields to be held October 12, 2017.

The municipality Salihli in Turkey has reorganized the tender for the operation of geothermal operation licensed fields for 30 years. The tender will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2013 at 13:30.

The tendered area is one of the greatest district heating area in Turkey with a good power operation potential. There are also leaded springs operating within the license called Kursunlu Hotsprings. The region is at a premium in terms of both history and tourism, as well as geothermal.

So far 28 drilling works have been carried out in the license area. Only 10 of them are actively used (8 production 2 re-injection). The depths of the wells vary from 70 m to 1,200 m, the wells vary from 12 to 40 lt/s and the temperatures range from 60 to 90 centigrades.

The western neighbour of the license area is Sanko Energy and they has 15 MWe capacity Geothermal Power Plants are planned to be completed at the end of this year. In Sanko Energy’s Salihli district there is a plan to increase the capacity to 50 MWe.

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Source: JeotermalHaberler