Berke Dam

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Berke Dam
Berke Barajı - Berke Dam 01.JPG
Location Turkey
Coordinates 37°22′24″N 36°27′41″E / 37.373256°N 36.461347°E / 37.373256; 36.461347Coordinates: 37°22′24″N 36°27′41″E / 37.373256°N 36.461347°E / 37.373256; 36.461347
Construction began 1995
Opening date 1999
Dam and spillways
Impounds Ceyhan River
Height 201 m (659 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity 427,000,000 m3 (346,175 acre·ft)
Power station
Turbines 3 x 170 MW
Installed capacity 510 MW
Annual generation 1670 GWh

Berke Dam (Turkish: Berke Barajı) is concrete arch-gravity dam built on the Ceyhan river in southern Turkey. There is a hydroelectric power plant, established in 2001 at the dam, with a power output of 510 MW (three facilities at 170 MW each).[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Structurae - Berke Dam
  2. ^ "Berke Barajı" (in Turkish). www.duzici.bel.tr. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 

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