Deriner Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant was built on the Çoruh River, 5 km from the bridge on the State Highway that connects Artvin city center to Erzurum city center, within the borders of Artvin in the Eastern Black Sea Region. It has a total installed power of 669.6 MW with its 4 generators, each of which is 167.4 MW, and its annual generation capacity is estimated as 2 billion 117 million 750 thousand kWh.
The construction of Deriner Hydroelectric Power Plant, located in the Çoruh Basin, started in 1998, and its construction was completed in 2013 and started to operate. Deriner Dam and HEPP, the first key dam on the Coruh River, is Turkey's 1st largest dam among double curvature concrete arch dams. The height of Deriner Dam is 249 m, the crest length is 720 m, and the width is basically 55-60 m, on the crest it is planned to be 12-18 m. The storage volume is 1,969 hm³ and the lake area at the maximum water level is 26.4 km².