Babadere power station
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Babadere power station is a proposed 1,600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Çanakkale province, Turkey.
The map below shows the location of Babadere, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Ayvacık district, Çanakkale province.
Background on Plant
In September 2013 it was announced that Nurol Enerji was applying to build a 1,600-MW, $1.6 billion coal-fired power plant and a deep-sea port in Turkey's Çanakkale province. Opposition to the plant came immediately, both from local activists and from the Greens and Left Party.
Several weeks later, Nurol Enerji announced that it was abandoning the project. With local elections coming up, it was speculated that the decision was a political came as a result of political maneuvers by the ruling AKP.
- Sponsor: Nurol Enerji
- Parent company:
- Location: Babadere village, Ayvacık district, Çanakkale province, Turkey
- Coordinates: 39.609, 26.189 (approximate)
- Status: Cancelled
- Detailed status:
- Gross capacity: 1,600 MW
- Projected in service:
- Coal type:
- Coal source: Imported (Russia, South America, South Africa)
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Nurol Enerji’den üçüncü büyük ithal kömür santrali başvurusu, Enerji Günlügü, Oct. 2, 2013.
- Yeşiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi Ayvacık Babadere Termik Santralini İstemiyor, Çanakkale İçinde, Oct. 3, 2013.
- Babadere Termik santrali korkutuyor, Çanakkale Olay, Oct. 2, 2013.
- Babadere Termik Santral Projesi Durdurulmadı, Bianet, Nov. 1, 2013.
- Nurol Enerji gelen tepkilerden sonra termik santral girişiminden vazgeçtiğini Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı'na bildirdi, Memleket, Oct. 16, 2013.