Irmak power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Irmak power station is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Çanakkale province, Turkey.


The map below shows the town of Ezine, the proposed location for the plant.

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Background on Plant

Since Pitanes Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. applied for a preliminary license for a 1320 MW coal plant in the town of Ezine, Turkey the company was taken over by Bıçakcılar Çandarlı Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.[1] As of April 2018 the prelicense application is still shown as under consideration on the EMRA website[2]. As of December 2020 the project does not appear on permit lists of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority and it appears to be cancelled.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Bıçakcılar Çandarlı Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.
  • Parent company: Pitanes Elektrik
  • Location: Ezine town, Ezine district, Çanakkale province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 39.79, 26.3325 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "About Us," Bıçakcılar, accessed April 2018
  2. "Elektrik Piyasası Önlisansları," EMRA, accessed April 2018
  3. Communication with CAN Europe

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