The inaugural of Lamas III and IV Hydroelectric Power Plant, has been celebrated as a part of the ceremony organized for the 55th Anniversary of General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ). The run of river type power plant, which is an asset of GAMA Energy A.S., is located in Mersin province.
The Vice-Chairmen of Justice and Development Party, Kürşad Tüzmen; Mersin’s Member of Parliament, Ali Er; Governor of Mersin, Hüseyin Aksoy; DSİ The Regional Directorate, Numan Doğan Gündüz and District Governor of Erdemli, İbrahim Özefe were among the participants of the ceremony held in Mersin. Governor Mr.Aksoy explained the general characteristics of the plant in a brief speech broadcasted simultaneously in İstanbul phase of the Ceremony as well. Expressing his gratitude, Mr.Aksoy also stated that Mersin’s capacity of energy generation is leveled up to %37, including the Lamas III and IV HEPP with 37.3 MW installed capacity. In addition, it is also emphasized that the power plant, whose construction has started in 2007 and completed in two years, is managed to start the commercial operation one and a half year earlier than the foreseen date. The power plant, with 4 turbine units in total, has a planned annual production of 150 million KWh.