Turkey, one of the largest electricity generation Ilisu dam project, the first of six grandstands, May 19 Atatürk Commemoration and Youth and Sports Day inaugurated.
To the commissioning ceremony of the first tribune that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend with the Video conference method; Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli and Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez will also attend.
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry made a statement on the subject. Bekir Pakdemirli, Turkey's 70-year dream and the foundation in 2008 by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was thrown heralds the start of ilısu dam to generate electricity.
WORLD'S LARGEST IN ROCK FILLING TYPE
Tigris was built on the river and the installed capacity in terms of Ataturk, Karakaya and Ilisu in the fourth largest in Turkey's position after the Keban dam dam facings of concrete faced rock fill dam on the filling volume and body length terms if it ranks first in the world representing Pakdemirli, stated that the facility has a height of 135 meters from the foundation, a filling volume of 24 million cubic meters and a crest length of 820 meters.
AT THE END OF THE YEAR, IT WILL BE IN SERVICE WITH FULL CAPACITY.
Noting that the constructed Ilısu Dam and hydroelectric power plant in Pakdemirli consists of 200 tribunes, each with a power of 6 MW, he noted:
“We will put the first tribune of our President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to participate in the opening with the video conference method, on 19 May Atatürk Remembrance, Youth and Sports Day. With the introduction of the first tribune, 687 million kWh of electricity will be produced annually, and an additional 355 million TL will be contributed to the economy. This production figure means meeting the annual energy needs of a city with a population of 1 million.
Then, we aim to start the production of the dam at full capacity until the end of the year with the commissioning of one more tribune every month. When the plant with a total installed power of 1200 MW is commissioned with full capacity, an average of 4120 GWh energy will be produced annually. Thus, an annual contribution of 412 million dollars will be made from energy production to the economy. With this production figure, the annual energy needs of a city of 6 million people can be met. ”
VERY NUMBER OF VILLAGES ARE MADE IN THE DAM
Under the dam construction, Pakdemirli stated that the Midyat-Dargeçit road, where the vehicles passed with difficulty, was reconstructed. said they started to make the village road.
ILISU PROJECT COSTED 18 BILLION LIRAS
Minister Pakdemirli added that the Ilısu project cost about 18 billion liras along with dam, resettlement, protection of historical and cultural assets and other constructions.