Turkey’s largest hydropower plant, which Ilisu 4th Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroğlu Dam started energy generation at full capacity.
After Atatürk Dam with 24 million cubic meters of fill volume of the Ilisu dam in Turkey’s second largest The 6th turbine was commissioned in the Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroğlu Dam.
The first tribune of the dam was put into operation on May 19, in the program attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan via video conference. In the last 7 months, with the commissioning of the 6th tribune, the dam started energy production at full capacity.
DSI Ilisu Project 16 Regional Director Ali Naci Kosal, Ilisu project which is one of Turkey’s vision of Prof. project Dr. He said that the front face of the Veysel Eroğlu Dam is of the concrete-covered rock fill type, with a height of 135 meters and a lake volume of 10.6 billion cubic meters.
GAP is the key project constituting one of the two legs stressed Kosal Dam, will produce dam per year with a total of 6 units to 4 billion 120 million kWh of energy with Turkey’s economy annually 2.8 Billion Liras contributing on was passed.