Turkish Coal Production & Consumption 2009

An Expert's View about Coal and Lignite in Turkey

Posted on: 13 Mar 2010

COAL NEWS TURKEY No: 10-05

Turkish Coal Production & Consumption 2009

2009 Turkish coal supplies including local lignite production and coal imports has been  almost stable with 104,2 Mt which is 0,4 Mt less than 2008 total supplies of  104,6 Mt.

Major coal producer of the country is General Directorate of Turkish Coal Enterprises (TKI) wih a volume 33,1 Mt lignite production in 2009 .

Another largest producer is Electricity Generation Co. Inc ( EUAS ) which increased its production from 31,9 Mt to 33,5 Mt. lignite mainly to supply Afsin Elbistan power plants A and B.

Coal imports of the Country have been increased from 21,7 Mt to 22,8 Mt due to mainly for the reason of increasing thermal coal imports by 0,9 Mt. .

Turkey consumed 74,9 Mt coal for  for electricty generation , 14,2 Mt for household heating and 15,1 Mt for industrial use in 2009.

Industrial consumption of  lignite , steam and coking coal have been increased by 1,9 Mt reaching to 15,1 Mt from 13,2 Mt in 2009 and in 2008 respectively.

Consumption for Household heating has also increased by 0,3 Mt and reached 14,2 Mt.

Meanwhile coal consumption for electricity generation has been decreased to 74,9 Mt from 77,5 Mt.

Turkish Coal Production  2006 - 2009

Name of Company / Enterprise                   Unit : ( Mt )

2006

2007

2008

2009

Gen.Dir. of Turkish Coal Enterprises (TKI)

( Producing Only Lignite )

29,8

31,6

36,4

33,1

Gen.Dir. of Hard  Coal Enterprises (TTK)

( Producing Only Hard Coal )

1,9

2,4

2,2

1,8

Electricity Generation Co.Inc (EUAS)

( Producing Only Lignite )

16,1

23,4

31,9

33,5

Others ( Small Private Mining Companies )

14,1

17,5

12,4

13,0

TOTAL LOCAL PRODUCTION

61,9

74,9

82,9

81,4

Coal Imports   (Including steam coal, house coal ,coking coal, anthracite and petcokes )

22,6

24,9

21,7

22,8

TOTAL

84,5

99,8

104,6

104,2

Source: General Directorate of Turkish Coal Enterprises TKI , Turkish Statistical Institute

Turkish Coal Consumption  2006 - 2009

Unit : ( Mt )

2006

2007

2008

2009

Household Heating

13,9

15,2

13,9

14,2

Electricty Generation

55,0

68,3

77,5

74,9

Industrial Use

15,6

16,3

13,2

15,1

TOTAL

84,5

99,8

104,6

104,2

Source: General Directorate of Turkish Coal Enterprises TKI , Turkish Statistical Institute

 


Posted: 13 March 2010

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