AUTHORIZATION AND LEGISLATION

Kalehan Energy Group’s projects are realized pursuant to the “Generation License”s granted to our companies by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) within the scope of the “Electricity Market Law” (No: 6446).

Since these are the projects of the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, they will be realized in accordance with the “Law on the Establishment and Operation of Electricity Generating Plants by the Build-Operate Model and the Regulation of Energy Sales” (No: 4283), the “Electricity Market Law” (No: 6446), the “Regulation on the Procedures and Principles for Undersigning Water Use Rights Agreements to Generate Electricity in the Electricity Market” and the “Law on the Organization and Duties of the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works” (No: 6200).

Kalehan Energy Group’s projects have been granted “Public Interest” decisions by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA). Therefore, the expropriation of required property for the projects will be carried out by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) in accordance with the “Procedures and Principles related to Property Acquisition Operations Conducted by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority” and the “Expropriation Law” (No: 2942).

Environmental impacts of the projects have been evaluated by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization in accordance with the “Regulation on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)” put into force pursuant to Article 10 of the “Environment Law” (No: 2872). All projects have been granted an “EIA Positive Decision” by the Ministry.

As Kalehan Energy Group’s projects are considered as “Public Investment” they are exempt from the requirement for obtaining a building license in accordance with the “Zoning Regulation for Planned Areas” put into effect pursuant to the “Zoning Law” (No: 3194). 

The review and approval of project designs are within the responsibility of the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI), of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, pursuant to the “Circular No: 2017/08” issued by the said authority, and the General Directorate of Energy Affairs (EIGM), of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.