Kütahya Domaniç power station

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Kütahya Domaniç power station, also known as the Çelikler Domaniç power station, is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kütahya province, Turkey.


The map below shows the location of Domaniç district, the location where the plant would be built in Kütahya province. The plant will apparently be built near the town of Tunçbilek, which is already home to the Tunçbilek Kütahya power station and the Polat power station. (Tunçbilek is in the neighboring Tavşanlı district, so the Kütahya Domaniç plant would presumably be built in a part of Domaniç district near Tunçbilek.)

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Background on Plant

In March 2013, Turkiye Komur lsletmesi Kurumu (TKI), the Turkish government-owned coal mining company, held an auction for the construction of a 300-MW mine-to-mouth coal-fired power plant to be built adjacent to the Kütahya-Domaniç lignite coal field (which has 115 million tons of reserves). The bidding was won by Çelikler Holding.[1][2][3]

As of June 2020 the project's EIA had been cancelled and the project had been removed from its sponsor's website.[4] The project appears to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Çelikler Taahhüt İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş.
  • Parent company: Çelikler Holding
  • Location: Kütahya-Domaniç lignite coal field, Domaniç district, Kütahya province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 39.8, 29.61 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 300 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: TBD
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Kütahya-Domaniç lignite coal field, Turkey
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Domaniç'te Termik Santral İhalesi, Kozağacı Haber, Apr. 2, 2013.
  2. Dietrich, Arthur. Steps and challenges faced during development of coal/lignite-fired power plant projects in Turkey. Presentation at 19th International Energy & Environment Fair and Conference, Apr. 24, 2013.
  3. Yüksek Kalorili Linyit Kömürü, Elektrik Enerjisine Dönüştürülecek, Kutahyaninsesi, June 25, 2013.
  4. Communication with CAN Europe, CAN Europe, July 2019

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