Contribution of 175 MW Trailer Mobile Power Plant to electricity
Electricity Generation Co.(EUAS) purchased 7 trailer mobile power plants to be used in case of power cuts and breakdowns. Mobile power plants , each of which has 25 Megawatt (MW) capacity will be connected to the substations in Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Antalya, Diyarbakır and İzmir. 175 MW power plants planned to be used regionally in natural disasters such as breakdowns or earthquakes and floods will also act as an insurance to ensure system balance against instant electricity demand shocks.
It can meet electricity needs of 50.000 homes
Making speech at the opening ceremony, "Commissioned mobile power plants will provide the fastest solution to meet the electricity demand in extraordinary situations."Mr. Fatih Dönmez, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, said.
Indicating that the average construction period of a power plant was minimum 36 months, "Our mobile power plants can be erected and dismantled in as short as 48 hours. It is also very easy to transport our power plants. In case of need, we will be able to meet the electricity needs of 50.000 homes with a single mobile power plant.When there is an urgent need for electrical energy, we will provide the most practical answer to the energy demand by transferring these power plants to the appropriate substation in the region thanks to its easy connect function. Our plants have the capacity to reach full load in a very short time." he continued.