Kıvanç power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kıvanç power station, also known as Kıvanç Mersin power station was a proposed 825-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Mersin province, Turkey.


The map below shows the location of Gülnar district, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Mersin province.

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Background on Plant

In July 2013, the firm Karataş Enerji was established to build a new 825-MW coal-fired power plant in Mersin province, and submitted the environmental permitting application for the project. The EPDK had completed its preliminary evaluation of the project's operation license application at that point. Further information on Karataş Enerji and its ownership is not readily available.[1][2][3]

Since then there have been no developments on the project, and plans appear to be abandoned.

Project Details

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Karataş Termik'ten Mersin'e dev ithal kömür santrali, Enerji Günlügü, July 23, 2013.
  2. Elektrik Piyasası Üretim Lisansları, EPDK website, accessed Apr. 2014.
  3. Kıvanç Termik Santrali, Kara Atlas website, accessed Apr. 2014.

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