GAZIPASA ENERGY GROUP
Autoproducer contract for Aksu Regulators and Sahmallar HEPP
Regulators and Kizilduz HEPP (which together constitute
the Gazipasa Energy Group), located back-to-back on the same river in
Gazipasa, Antalya-Turkey was signed on year-2001 between ERE
Hydroelectric Co. (previously ERE Autoproducer Co.) and the Ministry of
Energy and Natural Resources. Upon enactment of Electricity Market Law
No:4628 it was decided to realize the project under liberal electricity
market and Generation Licences for 40 years were obtained from EMRA on
October 2nd, 2003. In 31 August 2006, duration of Generation Licenses are
modified as 49 years.
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Construction of Gazipasa Energy Group Project commenced
following comissioning of Birkapili HEPP on March-2004.
Commissioning of the two HEPP's with a total installed power of 30 MW is
completed in November 2006.
As of end-of-September 2006, transportation of
electromechanical equipment manufactured by AREVA T&D (Austria) - VA
TECH Bouvier Hydro (France) - MOTEURS LEROY SOMER (France) is completed.
Following the assembly and tests, the Preliminary Acceptance of Kizilduz
HEPP and Sahmallar HEPP are signed on September 8th,2006 and November
15th,2006 respectively and commercial operation started. The two power
plants are expected to generate 120 Million kWh of electricity annually.
Detailed information regarding the project is available
at the following pages;
· Photos from
· Aksu Regulators and
· Sugozu Regulators and Kizilduz HEPP