Afyon Uluköy coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Afyon Uluköy coal mine is a proposed underground mine, for the proposed Uluköy power station in Afyon province, Turkey.

After the cancellation of the power station, the mine is presumed cancelled.


The satellite photo below shows the mine and plant, which is near Uluköy village, Dinar district, Afyon province.

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Background on Project

In June 2013, KLK Madencilik (a subsidiary of Kolin, Kalyon, Limak) began the environmental permitting process to build a 640-MW, $675 million, mine-to-mouth coal-fired power plant in Afyon province. The plant would be built alongside a new KLK lignite coal mine with approximately 151 million tons of reserves.[1][2]

An environmental hearing was held in Uluköy in July 2013.[3] A feasibility report was submitted in 2014.[4]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: KLK Enerji Üretim A.Ş.
  • Parent company: Kolin Group, Limak Holding, Kalyon Group[5]
  • Location: Uluköy village, Dinar district, Afyon province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 38.1999839, 30.2705505 (exact)
  • Status: proposed
  • Production: 5.5 MTPA
  • Mineable Reserves: 48 MT[6]
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Source of financing:

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