Eskişehir Alpu coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Turkey and coal.


The Eskişehir Alpu lignite mine is a proposed coal mine on the Alpu and Tepebaşı coal field in Eskişehir province, Turkey.


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed mine in Alpu, Eskişehir province, Turkey.

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Sector B, covering 1,787 hectares, would supply Alpu power station and was included in a tender which was due to end January 2018[1] but was postponed to March 2018.[2] In August 2018 Turkey's Council of State’s 14th chamber upheld a ruling by an administrative court in the western province of Eskişehir that the mine requires an environmental impact assessment (EIA)[3]

Project Details

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  • Parent company: Elektrik Üretim Anonim Şirketi (EÜAŞ)
  • Location: 25 km from Eskişehir, Eskişehir province, Turkey
  • GPS coordinates: 39.739223, 30.992029 (approximate)
  • Mine status: Proposed
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  • Mineable reserves: 296 million tons[4]
  • Coal type: Lignite
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