Çelikler Yumurtalık power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Çelikler Yumurtalık power station is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Adana Province, Turkey.


The map below shows the location of the plant's site, which is near Gölovası village, Yumurtalık district, Adana province.

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In December 2014, Çelikler Holding announced plans to build a two-unit, $1 billion coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 1,320 MW in Yumurtalık district of Adana Province.[1][2] An environmental permitting public hearing was held in Gölovası in December 2014.[3]

As of December 2018 there had been no further news about this project and it appears to have been cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Çelikler Termik Elektrik Üretim
  • Parent company: Çelikler Holding
  • Location: Gölovası village, Yumurtalık district, Adana province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 36.86788, 35.90949 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1 & 2: 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical[1]
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous[1]
  • Coal Source: Imported (Russia, South America, Indonesia, South Africa)[1]
  • Source of financing:


In December 2014, it was reported that in the village of Gölovasi, Yumurtalik, an environmental impact assessment (EIA) information meeting was held with local people for the Çelikler thermal plant. According to the report, there would be risks such as 26 million tons of coal burned annually and 750 thousand tons of ash. One of the local fisherman, Tahsin Düzengen, expressed deep concerns about the damages to fish and marine life as a result of the thermal plant.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 ÇELİKLER YUMURTALIK TERMİK ENERJİ SANTRALİ: ÇEVRESEL ETKI DEĞERLENDIRMESI BASVURU DOSYASI (Environmental Impact Assessment Application File), EN-ÇEV Enerji Çevre Yatırımları ve Danışmanlığı, 25 Nov. 2014.
  2. Çelikler Enerji Yumurtalık'a Enerji Yatırımı Yapıyor, Yumurtalık Haber, 2 Dec. 2014.
  3. Felaket senaryosu gibi ÇED raporu, Evrensel, 20 Dec. 2014.
  4. “EIA report such as disaster scenario”, Evrensei.net, Translated by Google, December 20, 2014.

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