Yerka Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. is operating a power plant using geothermal resources in Ayvacık, Çanakkale. The installed power of the power plant is planned to be 11.75 MW and its generation capacity is 70 million KWh.
There are no national parks, nature parks, nature protection parks, special environmental protection areas and protected areas within the 2 km of the activity area. As a result of the studies performed with maximum sensitivity to the environment, the domestic, national and also environmentalist geothermal power plant, which is important in reducing the external dependency of our country in the energy sector, is came into operation by October 2020.