Kandil is a 207MW hydro power project. It is located on Ceyhan river/basin in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Yuksel Insaat and is currently owned by Haci Omer Sabanci Holding with a stake of 50%.

Kandil is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 237m and 204.58m respectively. The penstock length is 233m. The penstock diameter is 5m. The project generated 539 GWh of electricity.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz and CKD Blansko Small Hydro.

Andritz supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 111 MVA.

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About Yuksel Insaat

Yuksel Insaat AS (Yuksel Insaat), a subsidiary of Yuksel Holding AS, is a construction contracting service provider. The company offers project development and project management services. It constructs and develops dams and hydroelectricity power plants, commercial and industrial infrastructure, highways and motorways, connection roads, commercial centers and shopping malls, hospitals, hotels and holiday villages, residential buildings and marine structure projects. Yuksel Insaat also provides services in drainage lines, builds tunnels and pump stations, drinking and wastewater treatment plants, water depots and irrigation systems and underground transport systems among others. It constructs projects in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Romania, Afghanistan, Iraq, the UAE, Qatar, Jordan and Libya. Yuksel Insaat is headquartered in Ankara City, Ankara, Turkey.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.