Karadeniz Holding is one of the most important companies in the Turkish energy sector. The company, which designed and built the “Powership” project, the world’s first floating power plant, transforms ships into energy with LNG, natural gas, and fuel oil. The holding, which operates in 11 countries in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, has a total power of 4,400 MW of 25 ships in its fleet. Karadeniz Holding meets between 10 percent and 100 percent of the electricity of the countries where it is located, with the ships it has produced since 2010.
The company, which designed and built the “Powership” project, the world’s first floating power plant, is adding new ones to 11 countries in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. According to the news in the world, it will add 4 new countries to the list by planning to increase its capacity by 50 percent, which will increase its total power to 4,400 MW with 25 ships in its fleet. The markets that the Turkish company will enter are Ivory Coast, Dominican Republic, New Caledonia, and Brazil, the largest country in South America.
Operates in 11 countries, 9 of which are in Africa
W. Bu güç için planlanan gemi sayısı ise henüz belli değil.
In these countries, Karadeniz Holding’s goal is to generate 1,118 MW of electricity. It is aimed to add 1,120 MW, South Africa, to this figure, which is still in progress. The planned installed power for Brazil, which is the largest of the 4 countries where Karadeniz Holding will take a step, is 560 MW. 200 MW for the Ivory Coast, 178 MW for the Dominican Republic, and 180 MW for New Caledonia. The planned number of ships for this power is not known yet.
20 years in South Africa
Karadeniz Holding sat at the table for a $15 billion (218 billion rand) deal with the South African Administration last year. With the agreement, which is planned to last for 20 years, the ships- namely floating power plants- belonging to Karadeniz Holding, will have an installed power of 1,200 MW. South African experts state that the previous agreements have an upper limit of 10 years, and the 20-year period in the negotiations with Karadeniz Holding is the longest time frame. The legal processes for the agreement are ongoing.