Kezer Hydropower Project

In order to maximize the energy generation, the highest possible head is achieved by keeping the operating water level same as the flood level with the help of a gate-controlled-spillway.
 

Project Information

Client: Odabaşı - Bal Electricity

Location: Siirt

Status: In Progress

 

 

Key Features

Diversion Type

Total Installed Capacity 13 MW

Gate-controlled-spillway

Headpond

Three Seperate Penstocks

 

 

Summary

Kezer HEPP is a diversion type project located in Siirt province. The potential between 577 m and 532 m of Kezer Creek will be converted to electricity with the help of a weir, an 8.7 km long channel, a head pond, penstock and a powerhouse.

Kezer HEPP makes use of the head between 577 m and 532 m of Kezer Creek for energy generation. At the upstream of the project, there exists Şirvan Dam and HEPP, which is under construction. The energy potential calculations are carried out considering this facility.

In order to maximize the energy generation, the highest possible head is achieved by keeping the operating water level same as the flood level with the help of a gate-controlled-spillway.

Kezer Creek waters are diverted into an 8.7 km long trapezoidal channel. At the end of the channel water is regulated at the head pond and guided into three penstocks. Penstocks are connected to three Francis type turbines inside the powerhouse. An optimization study considering several factors such as the cost, transportation, installation etc. is executed to determine whether a single penstock or three separate penstocks are more feasible and it was decided to be designed as three separate penstocks.