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February 2021: Turkey Success Story in 2020

Five projects with more than 2,300 MW commissioned in Turkey despite the pandemic

HPP Ilisu

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Between March and December 2020, ANDRITZ had three large and two smaller hydropower plants which needed to be commissioned and start commercial operation so our customers’ strong investments could start paying back as early as possible. A complete “from water-to-wire” package for HPP Ilisu (6 x 204 MW + 4.54 MW) and for HPP Cetin (3 x 137 MW + 18 MW), generators for HPP Lower Kalekoey (3 x 186 MVA), and a full rehabilitation of HPP Menzelet (4 x 31 MW) and Kılavuzlu (4 x 14,4 MW) were all completed in 2020.

During the COVID-19 pandemic the normal life of the world and of course Turkey was hit very hard with increasing positive cases and subsequently measures such as travel restrictions, flight cancellations, closing of consulates disabling visa issuances and more. In addition, the local hydropower construction sites were in lockdown with strict 14-days quarantine regulations for everyone who had to go there. Even with all these precautious measures positive cases at sites were unavoidable which resulted in quarantine for the whole sites which had of course considerable effect on the work progresses.

The ANDRITZ site staff was facing quite a lot of ordeals like COVID testing before travels and quarantines upon arrival, special visa formalities etc., and some of the sites were even under strict quarantine.

Thanks to our engineers, supervisors and workers, who either accepted to travel in these tough times or were already available on site refused to go home before the job was done. And they did an excellent job, putting about 2.3 GW of sustainable clean hydropower into commission so our customers projects could start commercial operation, producing clean and sustainable energy.

We, as ANDRITZ, are grateful and appreciate all our colleague’s efforts who have altruistically performed during these difficult times to the utmost satisfaction of our customers.

ANDRITZ is proud to prove our full support and commitment to our customers even under extreme conditions due to the pandemic.

HPP Cetin

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HPP Kilavuzlu

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HPP Lower Kalekoey

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HPP Menzelet

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Technical Details

ILISU

CETIN

Total output:

1,224 MW

Total output:

429 MW

Scope:

6 × 204 MW +1 x 4.54 MW

Scope:

3 x 137MW + 18 MW

Head:

110 m

Head:

130 m

Runner diameter:

4,107 mm

Speed:

200 rpm

Annual av. power generation :

4.2 GWh

Voltage:

13.8 kV

Runner diameter:

3,440 mm (large units)

  

LOWER KALEKOY

MENZELET

Total output:

500 MW

Total output:

123 MW

Scope:

3 × 186 MVA

Scope:

4 × 31 MW

Head:

88 m

Head:

104 m

Voltage:

14.4 kV

Runner diameter:

2150 mm

Speed:

166.7 rpm

Speed :

333 rpm

Stator Diameter:

10,400 mm

Annual av power generation :

397.48 GWh

Annual av. power production:

1,200 GWh

    

KILAVUZLU

Total output:

57,6MW

Scope:

4 × 14,4 MW

Rated Head:

50 m

Runner diameter:

1920 mm

Speed :

333 rpm

Annual av power generation :

113,40 GWh


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