Osmaniye is an important province in terms of underground and aboveground resources. There are no problems in electricity generation and agricultural irrigation due to to the rivers and dam lakes.
Two of the four dams in Osmaniye province generate electrical energy. Aslantaş and Berke Dams are located on the Ceyhan River, Kalecik Dam, Kalecik River and Mehmetli Dam, Kesiksuyu River. The capacity of Aslantaş and Berke Dam is 648 MW and annual electricity generation is 2,277 GWh. 73.4% of this production is provided by Berke Dam. Our dams irrigate a total area of 134 thousand ha. 88% of this irrigation is provided by Aslantaş Dam.
Osmaniye has a very advantageous position in terms of renewable energy sources due to the length of sunshine duration and wind energy potential. Wind power plants in Osmaniye have been actively operating since 2009.
In our country, the Mediterranean Region ranks second after Southeastern Anatolia in terms of solar energy potential. It is seen that the solar radiation value of Osmaniye province is between 1650 - 1900 kWs / m2 / year in general. Turkey's total annual average sunshine time of 2,640 hours / year, while the daily average of 7.2 hours. Osmaniye total annual average sunshine time of 2861 hours / year and the average daily duration of sunshine in Osmaniye, Turkey is above the average of 7.8 hours
With the investment in wind power, Turkey has reached installed capacity of over 7000 MW. Osmaniye has 265,3MW power, which is 3.8% of Turkey’s production. 33% of the province's 718 MW potential has been invested.
Osmaniye generates %85 of Licensed Electricity Generation in Turkey.
Licensed and Unlicensed Total Installed Power 1,087,96 MW. 1.29% of the country's total power is generated in Osmaniye.