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Hydro power Yusufeli dam project inaugurated in Turkey

The 558MW Yusufeli Dam project in Turkey’s northern Artvin province was officially inaugurated by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

he Yusufeli dam and hydroelectric power project is located on the Çoruh River, upstream of the Borçka, Muratli, and the Deriner hydroelectric power plants. The project comprises a 275m tall double curvature concrete arch dam and a power plant equipped with three 186MW vertical-axis Francis turbine units. Each turbine unit is designed to operate at a rated head of 191m and a rated discharge of 107m3/sec. Read more here...