Limak Investment

Limak Investment

Limak Investments operates in the field of infrastructure investments and energy investments.

In the infrastructure investments field, Limak Investments is the operator of the Pristine International Adem Jashari Airport, which is the most important airport of the Balkans and has an annual capacity of 5 million passengers. Meanwhile, it is among the partners of the Istanbul New Airport Project, which is the most important project of the aviation sector in Turkey. While the first phase of the project is targeted to be completed in 2018, the airport will be capable of serving over 200 million passengers in total per year when all phases are completed, and will be included among the significant airports of the the world. The Blaise-Diagne International Airport Project, the construction of which is continued in Dakar – capital of Senegal – is also included among the prominent airport projects of Limak Investments. The passenger traffic is expected to increase from 2 million to 5 million once the airport is taken into operation. In addition, the 1915 Canakkale Bridge and Çanakkale-Malkara Motorway project is among the ongoing infrastructure investments.

In port management, Limak Investments is the operator of the LimakPort İskenderun, which is one of the largest and most modern ports of East Mediterranean by its annual container handling capacity of 1 million.

The Ankara High-Speed Train Station, which is the first high-speed train station of Turkey that has been taken into service in 2016 and has a daily passenger capacity of 50 thousand, is also included in the portfolio of Limak Investments in the area of high-speed train station management, which is another field of activity of among its infrastructure investments.

In the energy investments field, Limak Energy, is active in the whole energy value chain including electricity generation, distribution, sales and trading. Under its strategic targets, Limak Energy continues to develop new projects in order to reach 5000 MW generation capacity. In addition to the 7 hydroelectric power plants in operation, Kargı Hydroelectric Power Plant in Ankara is about to be completed and Gürsöğüt Hydroelectric Power Plant in Eskişehir is in the planning stage, geothermal power plant in Denizli and solar energy projects in Konya and Isparta are in the planning stage. Upon completion of these projects, the renewable energy installed power will be approximately 930 MW and the HEPP installed power will be 900 MW. Adding the 1,186 MW installed power Hamitabat Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant, which is the first natural gas combined cycle power plant in Turkey, to its portfolio in 2013, in order to further reinforce availability in production, the group has quickly started the investment operations to increase plant efficiency to the highest level at this facility. Lignite and imported coal power plants constitute another important leg of source diversity. At the end of 2014, the Kemerköy and Yeniköy thermal power plants with a total installed power of 1,065 MW have been taken over. Limak Energy, is also one of the leading companies in the electricity distribution sector, with 16.5 billion kWh electricity distributed to 3.5 million subscribers by Uludağ Electricity Distribution in Turkey and Kosovo Electricity Distribution Companies abroad. At the same time in the energy trade, with 7 billion kWh annual trade volume, it is one of the pioneer and the most innovative companies of the sector.

Limak Investments continues to complete its current investments, pursue opportunities for new projects and activities that will increase its operational and financial efficiency in its field of activity as aimed for its portfolio.