Akdeniz Enerji power station

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Akdeniz Enerji power station is a proposed 1,634-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Mersin province, Turkey.


The map below shows the location where the plant would be built near Yeşilovacık town, Silifke district, Mersin province.

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Background on Plant

Akdeniz Enerji power station is a proposed two-unit 1,634-MW coal-fired power station. Nurol Enerji, a small Turkish energy company, has proposed the plant be built near Yeşilovacık in Mersin province in Turkey.[1] Nurol applied for the government license in August 2012.[2]

Local hearings on the proposed plant have been met with protests, with locals and environmentalists arguing that the plant would be harmful to the Mediterranean monk seals that live in the area.[3][4] It appears that the project has been abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Nurol Enerji
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Yeşilovacık town, Silifke district, Mersin province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 36.201759, 33.671397 (exact)[5]
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 1,600 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service: 2018/TBD
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Republic of Turkey Energy Market Regulatory Authority, "Detayler", EMRA website, accessed May 2013.
  2. Nurol, Mersin`de termik santral için lisans istedi, Enerji Günlügü, Aug. 14, 2012.
  3. Mersin'de Çed Toplantısına Büyük Tepki, Kara Atlas website, June 11, 2013.
  4. Halkın tepkisi karşısında Nurol Enerji geri adım attı, Demokrat Çaycuma, Sept. 26, 2013.
  5. Proje Alani Koordinatlari, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (Enerji Piyasası Düzenleme Kurumu) website, accessed Mar. 2014.

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