Yumurtalık IC İçtaş power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yumurtalık IC İçtaş power station is a proposed 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Adana province, Turkey.


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

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Background on Plant

In April 2008, IC İçtaş Enerji (a subsidiary of IC İbrahim Çeçen Investment Holding A.Ş.) applied to build a 600-MW coal-fired power plant in Yumurtalık district.[1]

While this project was mentioned several times in news reports at the time it was proposed,[2] more recent mention of the plant is not available, and IC İçtaş applied to build a 943-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Yumurtalık in January 2012.[3][4]

In October 2014, however, like many others coal plant projects in the area, this one was revived. The EIA application was either issued or reissued, and was opened for public comment.[5] In 2016 the company stated that it would be 1,200 MW[6] but as of April 2018 the prelicense application is shown as 600MW under consideration on the EMRA website.[7]

In April 2021, EMRA announced that IC İçtaş Enerji decided not to go forward with the investment and that the plant's pre-license was canceled in November 2019 upon the company's request.[8]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: IC İçtaş Enerji
  • Parent company: IC İbrahim Çeçen Investment Holding A.Ş.
  • Location: Yumurtalık district, Adana province
  • Coordinates: 36.77, 35.79 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 2 x 600 MW
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