Turkey to increase capacity of coal fired Afşin – Elbistan plant

Energy minister Taner Yıldız stated that the existing 4 units of Afsin – Elbistan coal fired power plant would be rehabilitated and 2 additional units, each having a capacity of 360 MW would be built with an investment of USD 3.6 billion. Minister Yıldız gave the statements after ceremony organized for the agreement which has been signed for the transfer of the Afşin-Elbistan “A” Plant to ERG Inşaat A.S, for 20 years.