Gönen power station
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Gönen power station is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Balıkesir province, Turkey.
The map below shows the location of Gönen district, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Balıkesir province.
Background on Plant
In January 2007, Russian energy giant Inter RAO announced that it was planning to build a 300-MW, $400-million coal-fired power plant in Turkey's Balıkesir province, through its Turkish subsidiary TGR Enerji. The project is not listed on Inter RAO's website, on the EPDK's website, on the Kara Atlas, or in any more recent news reports; it is unclear whether the proposal is still active.
- Sponsor: TGR Enerji
- Parent company: Inter RAO UES
- Location: Gönen district, Balıkesir province, Turkey
- Coordinates: 40.10, 27.65 (approximate)
- Status: Cancelled
- Detailed status:
- Gross capacity: 300 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- Projected in service:
- Coal type: Lignite
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Innovations, Investments and Energy Efficiency, Inter RAO website, accessed Apr. 2014.
- İnceleme ve Degerlendirmeye Alınan Üretim Lisansı Basvuruları ve İtiraz Süreleri, EPDK website, accessed Apr. 2014.
- Kara Atlas, accessed Apr. 2014.