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Kalehan Enerji Uretim AS has awarded Poyry's Energy business group a EUR 2.9 million contract for detailed design services on the Beyhan 1 hydroelectric project in Turkey. The work will be executed jointly with consortium partner Temelsu. The contract includes execution of the detailed design for civil works of the powerhouse and review of the project's structures, such as the RCC (roller compacted concrete) dam with power intake and penstocks, spillway, diversion structures with three 9.5 m-diameter tunnels with 65 cm-thick lining, lengths 535 m, 572 m, and 608 m, bottom outlet and switchyard. The contract runs to the end of 2013. The installed capacity of Beyhan 1 is 550 MW with an annual generation of 1,245 GWh. The projects of Beyhan and Kalekoy cascade are part of the first hydropower plant projects developed by private investors in Turkey.Visit www.poyry.com and www.temelsu.com.tr. 29/11.