MB Holding, Turkey’s first private geothermal power plant to be property of the DORA-1 Power Plant bearing in 2006, DORA-2 while the plant is taken into operation in 2010. Menderes Geothermal Electricity Generation Company (MEKE) third investment in Aydin who DORE The first stage of the -3 power plant has successfully completed the trial production works.
In 2010 Dora-2 with the introduction of the geothermal power plant per year 132 million kW hours performing electricity production MB Holding, trial production of the first stage of Turkey’s highest installed in binary power plant in power Dora-3 facility was successfully completed.
& nbsp; The Dora-3 power plant to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Menderes Geothermal Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., which has increased its total installed power capacity above 50 MWe, aims to make geothermal investments with Dora-4 and Dora-5 projects. expanding to provide the maximum benefit from Turkey’s natural energy sources. Speaking at the first stage of the Dora-3 facility and stating that clean energy is one of the most important features of geothermal energy, MB Holding Chairman Muharrem Balat said; “As it is known, geothermal energy is a local, clean, renewable and sustainable energy source. We need to evaluate our domestic resources more. In this sense, we value each megawatt as a local resource. Thanks to this resource, which is convenient to use, reliable and environmentally friendly, our power plants earn our country the foreign currency that should be spent on natural gas (32 million USD) annually. Currently a total installed capacity of geothermal power plants in Turkey reached 241.7 MWe. This amount in 2015, Turkey’s total 500 MW, while in 2020 will be up to 1000 MWe. These investments are very important facilities for our country, ”he said.
MB Holding, which will commission the 17 MW second phase of the Dora-3 power plant in March and will continue its investments on the geothermal field with the 4th and 5th Power Plants, will start its thermal tourism investments in 2014. Speaking on the subject, Balat; “Turkey will be one of the largest projects, our thermal projects. We are advancing this project, which we will carry out for both resting and treatment purposes, with an expert staff. Geothermal water is a blessing. We are doing our best to make sure that everyone can benefit from this blessing ”.
The 45-year history, but also the economy of Turkey and entrepreneurs of the floor with the route’s colorful and a living example of MB Holding Chairman Muharrem Balat, domestically and in particular to continue to grow in an organic way by signing new projects abroad, Turkish people and the best way to serve Turkey’s economy, concluded his speech by stating that they aimed to be useful.