Sedef II TES power station

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Sedef II TES power station is a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Adana province, Turkey.


The map below shows the location of Sugözü village, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Yumurtalık district, Adana province.

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Background on Plant

In June 2011, initial permitting meetings were held in Sugözü for the construction of a 600-MW coal-fired power plant — on top of numerous other existing coal plant projects in the area. It is unclear whether there was an active sponsor for this project at this point, or whether the meetings were being held by TKI or by another Turkish government agency. Police used force against environmental protesters at one of the meetings.[1]

In May 2012, İpekyolu Enerji applied to build the 600-MW coal-fired Sedef II plant.[2][3] In November 2013, Akfen Enerji bought a 50% share in the project.[4][5][6]

As of 2015 the power station is still under permit evaluation.[7]

In 2017 the project's permit application was rejected.[8]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: İpekyolu Enerji, Akfen Enerji
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Sugözü village, Yumurtalık district, Adana province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 36.843, 35.86 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW
  • Type: Subcritical[2]
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Imported[2]
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 2. Termik Santral Toplantısı Olaylı Geçti, Yeniceyh, June 30, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Detaylar: İpekyolu Enerji Üretim Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi, EPDK website, accessed Apr. 2014.
  3. Sedef II Termiik Enerji Santrali, Kara Atlas website, accessed Apr. 2014.
  4. Akfen Enerji, Adana İpekyolu Enerji'nin %50'sini aldi, FinansTrend, Dec. 4, 2013.
  5. Özen, Adem. Pozisyonların esiri olmayın, Hürriyet Bigpara, Dec. 5, 2013.
  6. Akfen Holding, 2013 finansal sonuçları açıklandı, Akfen Holding financial statement, Mar. 4, 2014, p. 4.
  7. "Çukurova'nın Üstündeki Kara Bulut: Kömür Santralleri," Adana - BİA Haber Merkezi, 31 January 2015
  8. Personal communication with CAN Europe, Feb 7, 2017

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