Içanadolu combined-cycle power plant, O&M consultancy services, 2015–2017

Fortum’s international expertise of operation and maintenance (O&M) services convinced the customer. Fortum’s O&M consulting services provided the new İçanadolu power plant with O&M mobilisation know-how including Fortum’s high level quality systems, safety and maintenance reliability tools.


Description of the project

The İçanadolu Power Plant contributes needed generation capacity to the national power supply system and provides a flexible and reliable backup power source to accommodate fluctuations of renewable energy sources.

Under the contract Fortum is responsible for

  • Providing guidance and tools for O&M Staff mobilisation, recruiting and training
  • Providing guidance and tools for Operation and Maintenance Management
  • Implementation of Fortum’s Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • Technology transfer selecting and deploying needed IT tools: e.g. plant’s asset and maintenance management solution (Maximo®) and its training and development
  • Create with customer the Environmental, Health and Safety process (EHS)
  • Provide Fortum’s expertise with criticality analysis for the plant maintenance and spare parts strategy

Fortum’s expert Wayne Davies have worked at the İçanadolu power plant and has said this about the project in Turkey:

“For me personally, working in Turkey at İçanadolu site has been a very good experience. The people here are genuinely warm and very friendly, and their experience and technical know-how is at a high level. They know exactly what they want within the İçanadolu business operations which make it easy to agree and implement our processes.”

Customer benefits

  • Strong strategy in O&M mobilisation, recruiting and training information demonstrating high level of team competencies
  • Fortum’s Integrated Management System based on TOPGen® concept in place ensuring the business is effectively & efficiently managed with the end user interface in mind
  • High level of EHS and safe system of work processes in place providing continual high standard of EHS at site
  • Fortum’s IT tools tailored to customer’s needs


  • Power Plant: İçanadolu combined-cycle power plant
  • Location: Kirikkale, about 80 km east of Ankara,Turkey
  • Power output: 840 MWe natural gas fired CCGT
  • Commercial operation: August 2016
  • Customer: İçanadolu Doğalgaz Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. power company, owned by GAMA Energy
  • Project duration: 2015–2017
  • Services: O&M Consulting Services including Management Consultancy providing mobilisation tools, Integrated Management System (IMS), Training and Recruitment Tools, IT tools as Plant’s Asset and Maintenance Solution (Maximo®)

"We will greatly benefit from Fortum's extensive O&M experience in their fleet and global presence as a service provider. Up to date, we have recorded significant progress with satisfactory results, which is promising for the future of the project."

Mr. Tanju Oral, plant manager of İçanadolu CCGT

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Contact our specialist for more information

Steve Hawes

Director, Business Development, United Kingdom, Ireland, Turkey, Africa
Tel: +44 779 554 5658
steve [dot] hawes [at] fortum [dot] com