Dr. Murtaza Ata is president of energy group of Kalyon Investment Holding located in Istanbul, a business group whose core business activities are energy and construction together with BOT infrastructure projects, such as the third airport of Istanbul, which will be the largest airport of the World when it will start operation in Q4 2018.
Dr. Ata has been working in Energy Sector for the last 15 years. He started energy in hydro and wind projects. He has worked in development of new hydro and wind power projects together with investment perormance analysis of licensed hydro and wind projects. In the past years he has also developed gas fired projects with total installed power of 1500 MWe and coal fired power projects with total installed power of 4600 Mwe.
Since his appointment to his current position in June 2016, Kalyon Energy Investments Co. has won 3 major and important tenders of power development projects with PPA facility, representing an investment of 4 billion USD in the coming 4 years:
• 800 MWe lignite fired power plant and lignite mine development with 15 years PPA
• 1000 MWe Solar Power Plant with 15 years PPA with 30 years operation rights coupled with a 500 MWp/year capacity of at least 70% local content integrated silisium-to-PV Panel manufacturing factory
• 1000 MWe Wind Power Plant with 15 years PPA with 49 years operation rights.