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Zorlu Enerji brings 99.5 MW Kizildere III geothermal plant online, Turkey

Kizildere geothermal power plant by Zorlu Enerji, Turkey (source: Zorlu Enerji)
Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 25 Aug 2017

Zorlu Enerji has successfully completed the 99.5 MW extension of the Kizildere III geothermal power plant in Denizli, Turkey.

Reported earlier this week, Turkish energy company has brought the first unit of its Kizildere III geothermal power plant in Denizili in Southwest Turkey online.

Upon completion of the entire plant, Kizildere will become the biggest geothermal plant in Turkey. The first unit of Kizildere III has an investment cost of $320 million with an installed power generation capacity of 99.5 MW.

“The first unit of the Kizildere III geothermal power plant will produce 720 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year,” Sinan Ak, CEO of Zorlu Energy Group said.

“The Kizildere III geothermal power plant will have a total capacity of 165 MW and when completed next year will be the biggest geothermal power plant of Turkey,” Ak said.

Source: Anadolu Agency