Avdan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Avdan power station is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kale-Tavas, Denizli province, Turkey.


The map below shows Kale-Tavas, Denizli province, where the plant would be located.

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Background on Plant

News of the proposed plant first became public in March 2020 with the announcement of a pending Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) decision, and announcement of a ten-day period for public review of the EIA.[1] In June 2020 the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization announced that the plant had been cancelled.[2]


The plant was opposed by the mayor of Tavas and numerous environmental groups. An estimated 50,000 olive trees would be cut down in order to build the plant.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Avdan Madencilik, Enerji San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  • Parent company: Avdan Madencilik, Enerji San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  • Location: Kale-Tavas, Denizli province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 37.7502366, 29.094284 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 2 x 150 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Domestic
  • Source of financing:

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