Chapter 21

Geothermal Power Plants in Turkey

Abstract

Turkey lies in a highly active tectonic region, the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt. There are almost 200 geothermal prospects, but nearly all of them are suitable only for low-temperature applications. The one area that has high-temperature resources is associated with the Büyük Menderes Graben in western Anatolia.

Keywords

Kızıldere; Salavatlı; Dora; Germencik; Turkey; geology; history; pilot plant; wells; power plants; single-flash; double-flash; binary; environmental impact; prospects

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