Printer Friendly

TURKEY-ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION -World's third biggest double-curve arch dam to open next year in Turkey.

ARTVIN, September 26, 2011 (TUR) -- The world's third biggest double-curve arch dam is counting down to start generating electricity in Turkey beginning of the next year. The 720-meter long Deriner Dam on the River Coruh in the northeast of the country rises 207 meters above the riverbed and 249 meters from the foundations. It is expected to generate 2,118 million kilowatt hours of electricity which is equal to 1.1 percent of Turkey's total electricity production. The dam is constructed by a consortium of Turkey's ERG Insaat A.S., Russian TechnoStroyExport, and Switzerland's Stucky, Abb (Alstom), Sulzer Hydro Ltd and Hydro Vevey companies. The final estimated cost of the project was 1,387 million USD.

COPYRIGHT 2011 Asia Pulse Pty Ltd
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2011 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Anadolu (Eskisehir, Turkey)
Date:Sep 26, 2011
Previous Article:TURKEY-ISRAEL-CULTURE -Israeli band gives messages of friendship in Turkish capital.
Next Article:TURKEY-LIBYA -Libyan people demand hospital and school from Turkey.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters