Largest China-invested coal-fired power plant in Turkey now operational
- Oct 19, 2022 2:23 pm GMT
The Hunutlu Thermal Power Plant is being constructed in
The Hunutlu Thermal Power Plant, the largest
The power project has two units of 660-megawatt power generation equipment. The No.2 unit successfully passed 168 hours of trial operation, marking the complete commercial operation of the power plant, according to a post on Monday by
The Hunutlu power plant, which received direct investment of
More than 90 percent of the plant's power generation equipment was manufactured in
With a capacity of 1,320 megawatts, the coal-fired power plant is able to supply 9 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity to
Apart from power supply, the project is environmentally friendly. Flue gas desulfurization and SCR denitration equipment were used simultaneously, keeping carbon emissions at the power plant below EU emission standards.
The advanced environmental protection system can remove pollutants from wastewater and convert them into recyclable effluent, which can be reused for various purposes, such as agricultural irrigation.
The Hunutlu project is located in the Bay of Iskenderun in the northeastern corner of the
In order to create a pristine living environment for turtles, Energy China formulated protection measures for living quarters, water management, noise control facilities and other aspects to protect the turtles' spawning area from man-made damage. For example, a coal conveyance trestle across the turtle protection area was built. Strong lighting was prohibited at night during construction.
Every quarter, volunteers cleaned up garbage on the beach to clear obstacles for turtles to breed and return to the sea, Energy China added.
Local volunteers pick up trash on the beach in the Bay of Iskenderun,
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