Ilısu Prof. who will contribute to the development of the entire Southeastern Anatolia Region, especially Diyarbakır, Batman, Mardin, Siirt and Şırnak provinces. Dr. Another important threshold was exceeded in Veysel Eroğlu Dam. Electricity production started in the second unit of the dam, which started production with the commissioning of the first unit.
Turkey's largest power generation is one of the projects the Ilisu Dam, the first power generation unit 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Mr. our President, Sports Day, Recep Tayyip Erdogan participated in the video conference, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Dr. On the other hand, Bekir Pakdemirli was taken into service with a ceremony in which he personally participated from the dam.
ANNUAL 412 MILLION DOLLARS TO BE ADDED TO THE ECONOMY
Ilısu, which is the fourth biggest dam of our country after Atatürk, Karakaya and Keban Dams in terms of installed power with its 1.200 MW installed capacity and approximately 4 billion 120 million kWh energy it will produce annually. Dr. With the commissioning of all units of Veysel Eroğlu Dam, an annual contribution of 412 million dollars will be made only from energy production to the economy. With this production figure, the annual energy needs of a city of 6 million people can be met.
2. UNIT IS ON
In this context, the 400nd Unit of the dam, which was put into service gradually, with an installed capacity of 2 MW, was commissioned. Testing of the 3rd and 4th units continues. The third unit is planned to be commissioned in the first half of July.
WITH 18 BILLION LIRA INVESTMENT COST
The dam, which has a concrete-covered rockfill dam type on the front, is ranked first in the world in terms of filling volume and body length, and has a height of 135 meters from the foundation, a filling volume of 24 million cubic meters and a crest length of 1.820 meters. The Ilısu project cost about 18 billion liras with the dam, resettlement, protection of historical and cultural assets and other constructions.