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PRESS RELEASE 12 Jan 2010

Pöyry awarded owner's engineering services for four hydropower plants in Turkey

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 12 January 2010 at 3.30 p.m.

 

Pöyry has been awarded contracts for the development of four hydropower plants on the Murat River, the main branch of the Euphrates. The project consists of four dams and four power plants. The total installed capacity is planned to be 1100 MW and the annual energy generation 4000 GWh. The value of Pöyry's assignment is EUR 2.5 million.

 

Pöyry's assignment includes the preparation of the feasibility studies including energy market reports and power output sales concepts, final design and preparation of technical specifications. The assignment will be realized in cooperation with Pöyry's Turkish partner Temelsu. The services will be completed in 2012.

 

The project will be developed by SPC Kalehan Enerji Üretim A.Ş. founded in 2008, and it will be one of the first large hydropower projects in Turkey developed by private investors.

 

 

Additional information by:

Ernst Zeller, Director, BA Hydropower, Pöyry Energy GmbH, Austria

Tel: +43 1 53605 54725

Vilho Salovaara, President, Business Area Hydropower, Energy Business Group, Switzerland

Tel: +41 76 356 2033

 

Pöyry is a global expert in consulting and engineering. We offer our clients in-depth industry expertise, innovative solutions and lifecycle engagement. Our knowledge extends across hydropower, oil and gas, power and heat, renewable energy, pulp and paper industry, chemical process industry, transportation, water and environment, and construction services. We have about 7000 experts in 49 countries.

 

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