Kürtün Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant

PROJE ADI:Kürtün Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant
LOCATION:Harşit River – Gümüşhane / TURKEY
TYPE OF WORK:Concrete face rockfill dam
DAM BODY VOLUME:3.200.000 m³
RESERVOIR VOLUME:108,2 billion m3
INSTALLED POWER
CAPACITY:85 MW
POWER PLANT TYPE:Underground type power plant (2 ea. Francis type turbine)
ANNUAL POWER
PRODUCTION:198 GWh
HEIGHT FROM
FOUNDATION:133 m
CREST LENGTH:380 m

DESCRIPTION
The dam has two spillway tunnels of 314 m and 357 m lengths (diameter: 12 m) two diversion tunnels of 702 m and 742 m lengths (diameter: 5 m) and one bottom outlet tunnel of 646 m length (diameter: 5 m). In addition, 9 hydraulic tunnels of 3.852 m total length with excavation diameters varying 4,40 m and 8,40 m were also completed
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