Biga power station

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Biga power station (Biga Termik Santrali) is a cancelled power station in Karabiga, Çanakkale, Türkiye.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Biga power station Karabiga, Çanakkale, Türkiye 40.47233, 27.28625 (approximate)

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 cancelled coal - bituminous 770 ultra-supercritical
Unit 2 cancelled coal - bituminous 770 ultra-supercritical

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Biga Elektrik [100.0%]
Unit 2 Biga Elektrik [100.0%]

Project-level coal details

  • Coal source(s): imported


Biga power station was a proposed 1540 MW (2 x 770 MW) coal-fired power station.[1]

As of June 2022, there have been no developments since at least 2014, and the power station appeared to be cancelled.


In 2017, a petition to stop the construction of coal power plants, including the Biga plant, was started on The petition argued that the coal plants were damaging the climate, nature, and agriculture. With the petition titled, “Blow to Our Oxygen Tank,” the petition ultimately reached 443 signatures.[2]

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