Petkim power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Turkeycoal}} Petkim power station, also known as Petkim Petkojen Termik Santrali, is a proposed 205-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in İzmir province, Turkey.


The map below shows the town of Aliağa, the approximate location the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

The Petkim power station, also known as PETKOJEN, is a project of SOCAR Power which aims to replace PETKIM Petrochemical’s aged steam and electricity generation plant with a new 205 MW coal-fired power station.[1][2]

In October 2016 the project was called off.[3][4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Socar Power
  • Parent company: State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR)
  • Location: Aliağa town, Aliağa district, İzmir province, Turkey
  • Coordinates: 38.795, 26.970278 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Detailed status:
  • Gross capacity: 205 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Petkim Investor Presentation," Petkim, March 9, 2015
  2. Önder Algedik, "Coal and Climate Change," June 2016
  3. Personal communication with CAN Europe, Feb 7, 2017
  4. "liağa'da 30 yıl sonra gelen zafer," Birgun, Feb 17, 2017

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