Yamula Dam and Hydroelectric Plant

Turkey
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Yamula Dam is 115 m high and 542 m long with a total capacity of 104 MW

Client Kayseri Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S., Kayseri, Turkey
Location Yemliha Mahallesi, Kızılırmak Cd., Kocasinan/Kayseri, Turkey
Period 2000 - 2005
Capacity 104 MW

Located on the Kizilirmak River in Kayseri Province in central Turkey, Yamula Dam and Hydroelectric Plant consists of a high-head power plant located at the toe of a 115 m high embankment dam. The embankment is a zoned rockfill dam construction with a clay core in its centre, with a crest length of 542 m. The powerhouse is an above-ground concrete structure and accommodates two Francis turbines, each with a capacity of 52 MW.

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