Published On: Wed, Jan 17th, 2018

Ciner Group of Turkey opens giant “Electricity Generation Plant” in Kazan, Ankara

Ciner Group of Turkey opens giant “Electricity Generation Plant” in Kazan, Ankara

Kazan Soda Electricity Production Facility (Ankara) –

Thanks to the newly built “Electricity Generation Plant” of Turkey’s CINER Group in Kazan (Ankara), Turkey has now become theworld leader in the field of “soda ash production Ciner Group which has made a total investment of USD 3.5 billion in Turkey in the last 5 years, has put its new USD 1.5 billion facility into operation. The  giant facility which was opened to operation by President Erdoğan will export its entire production to bring in a foreign revenue of USD 600 million.

Kazan Soda Elektrik Üetim A.Ş. (Kazan Soda Electricity Production Co.) will produce soda ash which ranks the tenth among chemicals with largest trading volumes in the world, totaling up to USD 15 billion. This investment has also upgraded Turkey’s rank to leader position in this sector, globally.

Ciner wins world leader in elevating the position of Turkey in the field of Electricity Generation Co. Group Soda opening of the plant is carried out today with the participation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, will attend the opening ceremony.

Kazan Soda Company aims to create an employment of 2,200 jobs in total with this investment capable of 2.7 million tons production of soda ash.

Kazan Soda which is the world’s largest scale solution mining soda ash production facility will export its whole production.  The plant has Turkey’s largest capacity cogeneration facilities with 380 MWe and 400 tons of steam production.

The factory will contribute substantially to Turkey’s current account deficit with its domestic production by meeting 14 percent of the total need in the world, alone.

While the soda ash product is produced from the mineral resources which are completely domestic, all of the production will be exported abroad. The volume of exports, with 100 percent added value, will reach 600 million dollars.


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