Gemciler Diversion Weir and Hydroelectric Power Plant

The brief summary of the project:

Gemciler Regulator and HEP Generation Facility in Adıyaman province were commissioned on 19 December 2012.

Project Details

Project Type Design – Build – Operate
Project Location Adıyaman, TURKEY
Owner Boztepe Enerji Üretim Pazarlama A.Ş.
Project Start 1 January 2011
Project End 1 December 2012

Within the scope of Gemciler HEPP construction, the water needs of the lands for irrigation of the cultivated areas along the conduit route were determined and irrigation projects were prepared. Irrigation ponds were built at the key points determined according to these projects, the ponds were fed with the lines drawn from the tunnel and the irrigation was ensured to be sustainable.

Key Project Quantities:

  • Yearly Production: 40.000.000 kWh
  • Transfer Type: 5896 m D=3,80 m Cut & Cover Tunnel
  • Turbine: 3 Horizontal Francis
  • Net Fall: 26,5 M
  • Flow Rate: 34 m³/s
  • 1.500.000 m3 earthworks
  • 20.000 Lm Jet grout soil improvement