YESIL Hydroelectric Power Plant
The YESİL Hydro Electric Power Plant (HEPP) is a grid-connected small-scale hydropower plant with a run-of-river reservoir in Sivas province, Turkey. The total installed capacity of the Project is 14 MW, comprising three 4.666 MW turbines, with a predicted electricity supply to the grid of 56.16 GWh per annum.The project is composed of a regulator, conveyance channel, headpool and a powerhouse. The regulator consists of water inlet structure, sediment pool, hard-filled weir and gravel passage. Water will be diverted at the regulator from 1,431 meters of altitude via the conveyance channel of 8,000 m and channelled into the headpool at the 1,426 m. Through penstocks of 840 m (total), the water will be carried to the powerhouse where two vertical type of Francis turbines lie.
Social and Sustainability BenefitsThis project is strongly contributing to sustainable development:
Providing Jobs Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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