Gönen power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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.

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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.[1][2][3]

Project Details

  • 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:

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