EMBA Hunutlu Power Station

A 1.3 GW coal-fired power plant is constructed along the Bay of Iskenderun in the northeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea and already starts operating in 2022. It's the biggest direct investment of China in Turkey, as part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). While it has economic benefits to Turkey, it may not pay back in the 30 year operating period and it faces protests about biodiversity loss, excessive air pollution and health impact.