RWE Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.

Sustainable value for the Turkish economy

RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., a joint venture between Turcas and major German utility RWE AG, commissioned one of the largest, most efficient and environment-friendly gas-fired combined-cycle power plants in Turkey in the city of Denizli. RWE holds a 70% shareholding in RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., with Turcas holding 30%. Both RWE and Turcas accepted the challenge to construct and operate a 775 MW gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Honaz, Denizli in 2010. The aim of this collaboration between RWE and Turcas is to ensure environmentally friendly and safe operation, and to make a substantial contribution towards the long-term development of Denizli and the region. This partnership between two high-expertise companies has ensured that the new power plant is designed according to state-of-the-art, innovative and environmentally friendly international standards, while at the same time fulfilling the specific requirements of the Turkish energy market.

Since the 775 MW CCGT power plant in Denizli started commercial operation in August 2013, it has covered the increasing demand for energy in the region and has supplied around 3 million households' demand equivalent of electricty. It thus supplies approximately 1.2% of the electricity produced in the country. This state-of-the-art CCGT power plant makes a significant contribution to security of electricity supply in Turkey.

RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. operates in Turkey from three different locations: the Ankara headquarters, the Istanbul office and the Denizli CCGT power plant.

About RWE & Turcas


RWE AG, with its headquarters in Essen, Germany, has three operating divisions: Lignite & Nuclear, European Power based on gas, coal, hydro and biomass, and Supply & Trading. The company plays a major role in power system operations and security of supply across Europe. Its fourth pillar of business is a majority stake in innogy SE, one of the continent’s leading energy companies. In March 2018, RWE announced that it will transfer this equity holding to E.ON as part of an asset swap. In exchange, RWE will receive the renewable energy activities of innogy and E.ON as well as further assets. The transaction is expected to be executed by the end of 2019. This will turn RWE into a leading supplier of renewable energy in Europe, with a total of over 20,000 employees.


With a rooted history, Turcas (BIST: TRCAS) is a leading oil and energy focused investment com­pany having subsidiaries with leading com­panies in their sectors. Shell & Turcas Petroleum, the JV company, Turcas established with The Shell Company of Turkey Ltd. to operate in the fuel retail and lubricants market, is one the largest companies in Turkey. Shell & Turcas operates a nationwide network of Shell branded fuel stations. Turcas also develops geothermal, solar and wind power projects. Turcas and its German partner RWE constructed joint invest­ment, the 775 MW Denizli Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plant.



RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.

Kızılırmak Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı, No 3
Next Level Ofis A Blok, Kat 14, Ofis No 70
Söğütözü 06520 Ankara Türkiye

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RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.

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