Habaş power station

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Habaş power station was a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) power plant in İzmir province, Turkey.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant's site, which is near Aliağa town, Aliağa district, İzmir province.

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Background on Plant

In September 2010, the Habaş Group filed for environmental permits to build a 600-MW coal-fired power plant on the Mediterranean coast in İzmir province.[1] The preliminary review has been completed, and the project is currently in the public hearing phase of the permitting process.[2]

In October 2013, a public meeting held in Aliağa as part of the permitting process was met with angry protests of local residents.[3]

In August 2014 it was reported the plant would be fuelled by natural gas, not coal.[4]

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