Total Capacity: 33,807 MW (24 Gas Motors)
Total Area : 90 Hectares
Total Amount of Waste : 55 Million Tons

General Information

  1. First acceptance of waste to the project area was in 1995
  2. Last acceptance of waste to the project area was in 2012
  3. Start of the project was in May 2008
  4. Electricity production started in December 2008
  5. Located 25 km away from Istanbul
  6. Average waste height of 30 m
  7. Maximum waste height of 90 m
  8. Leachate Collection System
  9. Leachate Treatment System
  10. Gas storage bubble of the two units with a capacity of each 16000 m³

Gas Collection Systems – Typical Well Structure

  1. The average well depth is 30 m
  2. The maximum well depth is 43 m
  3. Effective well radius of 50 m
  4. The type of construction is bored pile

Gas Collection Systems – Manifolds

  1. 52 manifolds
  2. 8 – 12 wells are connected to each manifold
  3. Total number of wells is 520
  4. Ease during operation and time savings well optimizations
  5. Fire safety

Gas Collection Systems – Gas Piping and Covering of the Landfill

  1. 160 km of HDPE pipe has been used for leachate, LFG, and compressed air lines
  2. Pipe connections has been made with electrical welding
  3. Cover of the landfill will be 60-70 cm of clay and 50 cm of top soil for future plantations

Flare

  1. Flares are manufactured by HAASE AG with flaring capacity of 2500 m³/hr
  2. There are 2 flares
  3. Flares burns the LFG at 900°C
  4. There is 2 gas storage balloon with capacity of 16000 m³

Boosters and Generators

  1. There are 9 boosters with capacity of 2500 m³/hr,  2 boosters with capacity of 3750m³/hr
  2. There are 21 gas engines with capacity of 1415kW
  3. There are 3 gas engines with capacity of 1364 kW

Electricity Transmission Lines

  1. 2 – parallel circuits of transmission lines, 6-wired
  2. Line length to the sub-station is 17 km and 97 transmission towers
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