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Limak Energy Group operates in the fields of energy generation, distribution, sales and trade. It expands its energy portfolio, which is currently at the level of 3,000 MW, every year by hydroelectric, solar, geothermal, natural gas and coal power plants; makes energy generation investments based on resource diversity and as aimed to ensure the medium and long- term energy supply safety of our country, and forges ahead to its goal of 5,000 MW installed power within the scope of its long-term business plans. There are HEPP investments with high generation capacity in the field of renewable energy, which is of high significance in ensuring supply safety, within this context.

The total HEPP installed power of Limak Energy in operation and under construction is approximately 1,420 MW, and the total annual electricity generation capacity is approximately 4.3 billion kWh, with the currently operating Alkumru, Uzunçayır, Kargı, Seyrantepe, Pembelik, Tatar, Çal and Kirazlık hydroelectric power plants of the group and the Çetin and Gürsöğüt hydroelectric power plants under construction.

The hydroelectric power plants in operation hold certificates such as ISO 27001 Information Safety Management System, ISO 14001 Environment Management System, ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 50001 Energy Management System, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System, ISO 10002 Customer Satisfaction Management System and the necessary audits related with these certificates are carried out regularly.

The Group is closely following up on the tenders for the privatization of the capacity EÜAŞ hydroelectric power plants to be held by in 2019, and the large capacity HEPP tenders to be developed by DSİ within and after 2019.

The Isparta Gönen SPP of 5.7 MWp capacity has been taken into operation in Isparta province in 2017 in order to increase resource diversity. In addition, the solar power plant of approximately 16.3 MWp capacity in Konya province, the EPC tender of which has been completed, is planned to be taken into operation within the scope of the 2019 investment plan. The total solar power plant installed power of the Group will reach a size of 22 MW upon taking the Konya APA SPP project into operation in 2019.

The Group, which continuously develops project on renewable energy resources, has the Çetin HEPP that will have an installed power of 528 MW and Gürsöğüt HEPP that will have an installed power of 58 MW, and an SPP project that will have an installed power of 16.3 MW in Konya under construction.

While the generation of the plants falling to the share of Limak was 1.3 billion kWh in 2013, this figure has reached 1.9 billion kWh in 2014, 2.4 billion kWh in 2015, 5 billion kHW in 2016, 6.5 billion kWh in 2017 and 9.15 billion kWh in 2018. The HEPP installed power of the group will be 1,420 MW and the renewable energy installed power will be 1,456 MW when the current renewable energy source projects are completed.

Limak Energy, adding the 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 reinforce availability in production even further, has carried out rehabilitation studies aimed to increase plant efficiency to the highest level at this important facility and has ensured availability at full capacity as of September 2017. In the meantime, it has taken the Buharkent Geothermal Power Plant in Aydın, with an installed power of 14.1 MW, into operation in 2018.


Alkumru Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Alkumru Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant built within the borders of Tillo district in Siirt province, on Botan Stream connecting to the Tigris River, has been taken into operation in 2011. The plant with a total capacity of 280 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 881 million kWh, and the average generation in 2018 is 656 million kWh. Alkumru Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant is included among the hydroelectric power plants with the largest embankment volume in Turkey.

The power plant that plays a key role in meeting the energy requirement of the region also poses as the largest private sector hydroelectric power plant of the region. The power plant, which is equipped with high technology, has a capacity to meet the annual electricity requirement of Siirt province.

The Alkumru Hydroelectric Power Plant Project has been entitled to receive Carbon Reduction Certificate in compliance with the International Carbon Standard (VCS) in 2013.

The greenhouse gas emission reduction at the plant is at the level of 475 thousand tons of CO₂ per year. Social Carbon Validation has been conducted and the project has also received the Social Carbon Certificate, as a result of the evaluation of the project for the social support provided to the environment.
 

Seyrantepe Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Seyrantepe Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant built within the borders of Elazığ province, on Peri Stream connecting to the Euphrates River, has been taken into operation in 2008.

The plant with a total installed power of 59 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 180 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 146 million kWh.

Uzunçayır Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant
 
The Uzunçayır Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant built within the borders of Tunceli province, on Munzur Stream connecting to the Euphrates River, has been taken into operation in 2009.

The plant with a total installed power of 84 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 322 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 245 million kWh. The plant that poses as the largest power plant of Tunceli and is equipped with high technology has a capacity to meet the annual electricity requirement of Tunceli province.

The plant, which has the right to generate 151 thousand tons of VCS Carbon Credits until 2019, has had Social Carbon Validation made in 2011 as a result of the evaluation of the social support provided to the environment, and has also acquired the Social Carbon Validation Certificate. In March 2012, the first 250 thousand tons of social carbon labeled, verified carbon emission reduction has been offered to the voluntary markets.
 

Kargı Damand Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Kargı Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant built within the borders of Ankara province, Beypazarı district, on Sakarya River, has been taken into operation in April 2017.

The plant, which poses as the largest private sector power plant in Sakarya basin, has a total installed power of 100 MW an annual average generation capacity is 254 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 180 million kWh.
 

Tatar Damand Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Tatar Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant, at the border of Elazığ and Tunceli provinces, on Peri Stream connecting to the Euphrates River, has been taken into operation in 2013. The plant with a total installed power of 131 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 421 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 333 million kWh.

The studies on Carbon Emission Reduction certificate in compliance with the International Carbon Standards and the Social Carbon Validation of the Tatar Hydroelectric Power Plant have been completed.
 
 
Kirazlık Regulator and Hydroelectric Power Plant
       
The Kirazlık Regulator and Hydroelectric Power Plant located within the borders of Siirt province, on Botan Stream of the Tigris River, has been taken into operation in 2013. The plant is located downstream of the Alkumru Hydroelectric Power Plant.

The plant with a total installed power of 48 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 150 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 62 million kWh.
 

Pembelik Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Pembelik Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant, located within the borders of Elazığ province, on Peri Stream connecting to the Euphrates River, has been taken into operation in 2015. The plant with an installed power of 130 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 410 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 318 million kWh.

The studies for the Carbon Emission Reduction Certificate in compliance with the International Carbon Standards and the Social Carbon Validation of the Pembelik Hydroelectric Power Plant have been completed.

The total installed power is 654 MW. The share of Limak Energy partnership in this installed power is 320 MW, and this value corresponds to approximately 50 percent of the total capacity of Peri Stream.
 

Çal Hydroelectric Power Plant

The power plant is located within the borders of the Denizli province. It is supplied by the Çal Plain irrigation facility and the Greater Meander River.

The plant with an installed power of 2.2 MW has an annual average generation capacity of 12 million kWh. The generation in 2018 is 2 million kWh.

The expiry date for the generation license of this project, which has been realized within the scope of the build-operate-transfer model, is January 12, 2021.


Hamitabat Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant

Hamitabat Electricity Generation and Trade Corp. (HEAŞ) has ensured availability at full capacity as of September 2017 with 2 SIEMENS H class combined cycle blocks replacing the plant with old technology, by the rehabilitation project that has been initiated in March 2015 with a budget of 520 million Euros. The efficiency level has been raised to 61 percent with the made investment and thus has led to a significant improvement in the natural resource consumption or our country and also a reduction in our energy imports bill. HEAŞ has taken its place among the limited power plants of both Turkey and Europe with respect to construction period, efficiency and compliance with environmental standards.

Hamitabat Electricity Generation and Trade Corp. has started to contribute in energy supply with its installed power of 1,156 MW following the completion of the rehabilitation project in 2017. It has been the guarantee of energy supply in the Marmara Region, both by its strategic location and high reliability and availability, it has raised its installed power to 1,220 MW in 2018, and the annual generation amount has materialized as 5,758 billion kWh.

HEAŞ, which continues its operations since 1986 as a symbol of Kırklareli and is the first combined cycle power plant of Turkey, will continue its presence in the Turkish energy market with high efficiency and environmental awareness.

Yeniköy Kemerköy Thermal Power Plants


The power plants have been taken into operation in 1987 and 1995 respectively in order to generate electricity using domestic lignite coal in Muğla province, Milas district. The Yeniköy Thermal Power Plant consists of 2 units of 210 MW power each, and the Kemerköy Thermal Power Plant consists of 3 units of 210 MW power each.

The Yeniköy Kemerköy Thermal Power Plants have been taken over by the Limak- IC İçtaş equal partnership on 23.12.2014 through privatization. The operation of coal sites no. İR:20058131, İR:10413, AR:32234 and İR: 32234 have also been taken over within the scope of this privatization tender, which has entered into the records as one of the largest privatization tenders of the Republican history. Coal production activities are carried out at the license site no. İR: 10413, and the coal supplied from the mine fields is consumed for electricity generation.

The net generation values, serving as basis for sales, at Yeniköy and Kemerköy Thermal Power Plants have been 2.718 and 3.859 billion kWh, respectively, in 2018.

Investments have been made as aimed to increase availability and electricity generation at the plants. The contract concerning the rehabilitation investment, which will be started in 2019 and ensure improvements in the areas of efficiency, capacity and the environment, has been signed in 2017.

Isparta Gönen Solar Power Plant Project


The solar power plant located in Isparta province, Gönen district has a total installed power of 5,702.4 kWp. The Gönen SPP is the first solar power plant in Turkey that has been able to obtain an independent and comprehensive international certification within the first year of operation. The performance results are within the IEC 61724 standard references, and compliance with the IEC 62446-1 standard and the criteria set forth within the scope of other international good practices has been confirmed as a result of the audits.

The power plant has been taken into operation at the end of 2017 and the 2018 generation has materialized at the level of 9.6 million kWh.

Buharkent Geothermal Power Plant

Buharkent GPP, located at Aydın Province Buharkent District, has a total installed power of 14.1MWm/13.77 MWe.

The power plant has been taken into operation as of September 2018, and the annual generation expectation is 112.8 million kWh. The amount of generation in 2018 is 18.4 million kWh.
 

Power Plants in Construction and Planning Stage Çetin Dam and HEPP

Botan Stream - Siirt
Planned Installed Power: 517 MW 
Generation Capacity: 1.4 billion kWh

It is located on Botan Stream within the borders of Siirt province. Çetin Dam and HEPP poses as the largest power plant that is continued to be built on Botan Stream. The installation of the electro-mechanical and hydro-
mechanical equipment is continued as of the end of 2018. The construction of the power plant has almost reached completion, and the dam embankment construction is continued at top speed. The plant is planned to be taken into operation in 2020.

Gürsöğüt Dam and HEPP

Sakarya River - Ankara / Eskişehir Planned Installed 
Power: 58 MW Generation 
Capacity: 300 million kWh
It is located on Sakarya River within the borders of Ankara and Eskişehir provinces. The project is at the preliminary license stage as of the end of 2018. The electro-mechanical equipment tender has been held in 2018 and the design and production of the equipment is continued within the scope of the agreed work schedule.

Konya APA Solar Power Plant Project Konya - Apa

Planned Installed Power: 16.3 MW 
Generation Capacity: 28 million kWh

The EPC investment tender of the project, located in Konya province, Çumra district, has been completed and the construction contract has been executed on February 4, 2019. It is the largest licensed SPP project of Turkey, the construction of which has been started at a single location, with its capacity of 16.3 MWp as of 2019. The project has been designed as 7 units
of power blocks in total that will be installed over a land of 260,816 m². 139,062 solar panels with fine film technology and 14 central inverters will be used in total within the project scope. The total generation

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