Translations of key Turkish coal and power generation related words

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Translations of some of the key Turkish words word used in relation to proposed coal-fired power stations are:

Locations

  • il: province
  • ilçe: sub-division of a province
  • köy : village

Project Status

  • değerlendirmede : under evaluation
  • reddedildi : refused
  • planlanmış : planning
  • sonlandırıldı : ended
  • yürürlükte : valid
  • inşaat halinde : under construction
  • uretim: production
  • önlisans: preliminary license, pre-license

Fuels

  • linyit : lignite
  • kömür : coal

"İthal Kömür" is imported coal and "Yerli Kömür" is local coal.

Power

  • iletim : transmission

Commercial

  • elektrik: electricity, electrical, electric
  • santral: power plant
  • şirketi: company
  • termik: thermal
  • ticaret: trade, commerce, business

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