Yatağan power station

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Yatağan power station is a 630-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Muğla province, Turkey.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is at Yatağan near Bodrum and Marmaris in Muğla province.

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Background on Plant

Yatağan is the oldest and least productive power station in Turkey. There are plans to expand its mining area.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Bereket Enerji
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Şahinler, Yatağan, Muğla province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 37.3309051, 28.1023767 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 630 MW (Units 1-3: 210 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1984 (Units 1-2), 1986 (Unit 3)
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing: İş Bankası [2]
  • WRI ID: WRI1018709
  • EBC ID: TR-22

Articles and resources


  1. "Nature and history butchered for coal,", Hürriyet, 10 July 2017.
  2. "Coal & Climate Change - 2017," Önder Algedik, Aug 2017

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