ISTANBUL (Turkey), April 17 (SeeNews) – Turkish power company Enerjisa said on Thursday its 186 megawatt (MW) Kavsak Bendi hydro power plant (HPP) in the southern province of Adana has started operating at full capacity.
The 62 MW first phase of the Kavsak Bendi HPP, built on the Seyhan river, was powered up in 2013, Enerjisa said in a statement.
The HPP brings the company’s total installed power generation capacity to 2,560 MW.
Enerjisa put into operation 600 MW of HPPs in 2013, raising the share of renewable sources in its total installed power generation capacity to 50%, Enerjisa’s COO Holger Kreetz said.
The company aims to have 5,000 MW of installed power capacity by 2015.
Enerjisa is a 50/50 joint venture between Turkey's Sabanci Holding and Germany's E.ON.