The power plant with the capacity of 149.2 MW constructed by Çalık Enerji is now in operation in Turkmenistan. The Power Plant built in Lebap, Turkmenistan was launched by Turkmenistan's President His Excellency Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov.
149.2 MW Power Plant constructed by Çalık Enerji in Turkmenistan has been put into service. The Power Plant with a total power generation capacity of 149.2 MW constructed in Lebap, Turkmenistan has been put into service as a part of a ceremony attended by Turkmenistan President His Excellency Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov.
Having arrived in Turkmenabat for launch of the Power Plant, President Berdimuhamedow was welcomed by a folklore show. After having received information from officials about the plant, the President officially launched the first power generation at the power plant.
Stating that power would be generated from natural gas by means of new generation turbines LM 6000, Çalık Holding's Chairman Mr. Ahmet Çalık said in a statement to the Turkmen television: “Thanks to this type of investments, Turkmenistan has now grown into a self-sufficient country in power generation and attained a position enabling it to export electricity to the neighboring countries. The current position is a product of efforts by His Excellency President Berdimuhamedov’s comprehensive vision.” Steadily growing in Turkmenistan, Iraq, Libya, Georgia and Uzebistan, particularly in Turkey, since its inception, Çalık Enerji has managed to rank 111th in the list of “World’s Top 250 International Contractors” annually released by the magazine, Engineering News Record, and rank the 9th in the industry of Power Plants worldwide.