Tag: Ilisu

First turbine at HPP Ilisu put into operation – Turkey, 19 May 2020

Turkey has put into operation the first turbine at the hydropower plant Ilisu on the river Tigris in southeastern Mardin province. As one of the largest irrigations and energy projects in Turkey, the power plant at the Ilisu dam will constitute of total six turbines. The new hydropower plant wil Full article available for subscribers […]

First unit of HPP Ilisu to be commissioned in May – Turkey, 01 May 2020

According to the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI), 1.2 GW hydropower plant Ilisu on the Tigris river in southeastern Turkey will start electricity production in May. The first of the plant’s six 200 MW units will be commissioned during May, while the plant will reach its full ca Full article available for subscribers […]

Ilisu Dam to start electricity production in February 2020 – Turkey, 13 November 2019

The Ilisu Dam on the Tigris river has begun to fill water in its reservoir and its hydropower plant is expected to start electricity production in February 2020. Ilisu is the second-largest dam in Turkey after Ataturk Dam, whose reservoir has a capacity of 48 billion cubic meters of water and was Full article available […]