Antes coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Antes coal mine is a proposed underground mine, operated by Çelikler Elektrik Üretim AS, a subsidiary of Çelikler Holding, for the Antes power station in Muğla province, Turkey.


The map below shows Turgut town, the approximate location where the mine and plant would be built.

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Background of Project

Çelikler Holding has proposed a 160 MW coal plant in Kırık village in Turgut town. It would be fueled by domestic lignite coal from a new mine, which is also part of the project. The company reports that the proposed mine contains "30 million ton of lignite coal with 2.482 kcal/kg of lower heating value". Construction is planned to begin in 2019.[1][2] In 2017 the project received a postive EIA report, according to CAN Europe.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Çelikler Elektrik Üretim AS, Çelikler Seyitömer
  • Parent company: Çelikler Holding
  • Location: Kırık village, Turgut town, Yatagan district, Muğla province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 37.366667, 28.033333 (approximate)
  • Status: proposed
  • Production:
  • Reserves: 30 MT
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Yatağan Thermal Power Plant and Mine Site Project," Calik Enerji, May 5, 2014
  2. "Yatağan’da Yeni Termik Santral Kabusu," Yapi, May 17, 2017
  3. Communication with CAN Europe, December 2019

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