Wind power are quickly taking off in Turkey

Harnessing the power of the wind to generate electricity is quickly taking off in Turkey. The turbines being erected all around the wind-swept country have reached 3 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity as of the end of 2013, making Turkey one of the top 10 wind energy producers in Europe.

According to data released by the European Wind Energy Association, Turkish wind energy producers have added 646 megawatts (MW) to their installed capacity last year. Increasing by 28 percent, Turkey