Kandilli power station

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Kandilli power station is a proposed 150-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Zonguldak province, Turkey.


The undated satellite photo below shows Hattat Enerji's Kandilli coal mine, which is near Kandilli village, Karadeniz Ereğli district, Zonguldak province. The coal plant would be located near the Hattat mine.

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Background on Plant

Hema Elektrik, a subsidiary of Hattat Holding, is currently planning to build a 150-MW, mine-to-mouth coal-fired power plant near the company's Kandilli underground coal mine in northern Zonguldak province.[1][2] The application for the plant's environmental permits was filed in October 2012; the company currently has until May 2014 to submit additional parts of its environmental permit application.[3]


Local elected officials and residents have been trying to stop the proposed plant, along with the nearby 1,300-MW Kireclik Thermal Power Plant. A public hearing held in October 2010 was especially contentious.[4][5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Hema Elektrik
  • Parent company: Hattat Holding A.Ş.
  • Location: Kandilli village, Karadeniz Ereğli district, Zonguldak province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 41.33935, 31.51114 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled[6]
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 150 MW
  • Type: Circulating fluidized bed[1]
  • Projected in service: TBD
  • Coal type: Anthracite[2]
  • Coal source: Kandilli coal mine, Turkey[2]
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hema Kandilli Thermal Power Plant Project, Hattat Enerji website, accessed Apr. 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kandilli, Hattat Enerji website, accessed Apr. 2014.
  3. Eregli'ye kurulması planlanan termik santrallerde son durum ne? Bakanlık yanıtladı, Eregli Bülteni, Mar. 4, 2014.
  4. Zonguldak'ta termik santral tepkisi, Internet Haber, Sept. 29, 2010.
  5. Zonguldak Termik Santral Bilgilendirme Toplantısı, Ekolojistler, Oct. 11, 2010.
  6. Personal communication, Buket Atlı, Greenpeace Mediterranean, to Ted Nace, September 13, 2014

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