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Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

Garanti BBVA recently signed the world’s first gender loan with Turkish company Polat Energy. The $44 million loan will finance the construction of Turkey’s largest wind farm. The company’s performance will be annually assessed based on a series of gender criteria, and improvements in their performance will also enhance the terms of the loan. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

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Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

Turkey’s wind electricity generation hit a daily record on Sunday with 19% of the total power being generated from wind, according to data from the Electricity Transmission Corporation (TE?A?) yesterday. The country produced 132.90 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity from wind farms on Sunday, according to data provided by TE?A?. In this particular time period, wind … Continue reading Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

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Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply 49 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for five wind farms in Turkey. With a total capacity of 158 MW, wind energy the project will provide renewable energy to the region, powering the equivalent of 183,000 homes. The 147 blades will be manufactured at GE’s … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

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Wind energy in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for a wind farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Borusan EnBW Enerji to build the 138 MW Saros wind farm in Turkey.The wind power project will include 27 Cypress wind turbines, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine in the field. GE will produce the Cypress’ revolutionary two-pieces blades at its manufacturing site in Bergama, Izmir, Turkey.  GE Renewable … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for a wind farm

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Latest Wind Power Tender in Turkey

The share of renewable energy sources (including hydro) had increased from 43.3% to 44.7%, and the share of total wind installed capacity increased from 7.9% to 8.4% in 20181. Turkey’s installed Wind Power Plants capacity is 6.9 GW2. In 2018, 6.7% of the electricity generation was generated from Wind Power Plants3. Even though, we had … Continue reading Latest Wind Power Tender in Turkey

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Enerjisa, Enercon secure 1,000 MW wind power bidding

Turkish Enerjisa and German Enercon Thursday won the bid to build Turkey’s second Renewable Energy Resources Zones (YEKA) wind farms. The farms will be built in four different locations in western Turkey – Bal?kesir, Çanakkale, Ayd?n and Mu?la. They will have an installed capacity of 250 megawatts (MW) each and a combined installed capacity of … Continue reading Enerjisa, Enercon secure 1,000 MW wind power bidding

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Turkey poised to conclude 1,000 MW wind energy tenders

Turkey is holding its second round of tenders for wind power plants under its Renewable Energy Resource Areas (YEKA) system, the pro-government Daily Sabah newspaper reported on Monday. Bids in the tenders were evaluated on April 18, and the results will be announced on May 30. The four power plants will be located in the … Continue reading Turkey poised to conclude 1,000 MW wind energy tenders

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Wind energy in Turkey: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

On January 22, 2019, Goldwind completed the installation of the first GW140-3.4 MW wind turbine for AKSU RES wind power project in Kayseri, Turkey. Upon completion, this project will be Goldwind’s first overseas project under commercial operation using 3S wind turbines, which makes it a model for the rest overseas markets of the company. This … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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Turkey’s wind energy sector grows 7.24 percent in 2018

Sector increases total installed wind power capacity to 7.36 gigawatts in 2018. Turkey invested $650 million to wind energy sector and added 457 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity in 2018, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TUREB) data showed on Tuesday. According to Turkish Wind Energy Statistics Report 2019, Turkey’s total installed wind capacity reached to 7,369 … Continue reading Turkey’s wind energy sector grows 7.24 percent in 2018

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Turkey’s wind energy capacity to reach 8 GW in 2019

Turkish wind power capacity is expected to reach 8 gigawatts with an addition of 600 megawatts (MW) in 2019, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TUREB) head said on Friday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency in an interview, TUREB President Mustafa Serdar Ataseven said Turkey’s wind energy installed capacity was boosted last year despite the financial difficulties that … Continue reading Turkey’s wind energy capacity to reach 8 GW in 2019

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Getting wind energy in Turkey back on track

The ongoing Turkish financial and economic crisis has negatively impacted Turkey’s previously flourishing domestic wind energy market. The Turkish lira has fallen in value and this has curtailed the growth of Turkish wind energy. Dickson told participants that getting Turkey’s wind energy market back on track will require several steps. It is crucial, as soon as … Continue reading Getting wind energy in Turkey back on track

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Turkey opens tender for four wind power plants

Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources opened a tender to build four wind energy plants with a total capacity of 1,000 megawatts, a statement on the country’s Official Gazette showed on Wednesday. The tender will begin with a ceiling price of $0.055 per kilowatt hour, the statement showed, adding the government would purchase energy … Continue reading Turkey opens tender for four wind power plants

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Leveraging Europe’s offshore wind energy expertise in Turkey

On 12 July, 3E organised a workshop in Istanbul entitled “Leveraging the EU offshore wind expertise in Turkey”, with the support of the Turkish Wind Energy Association and WindEurope. Turkey recently kick-started its offshore wind power market by launching a tender for building a capacity of 1,200 MW. The ceiling for support is established at … Continue reading Leveraging Europe’s offshore wind energy expertise in Turkey

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Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

The Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will accept applications for a 1,200-megawatt (MW) offshore wind plant which will be the biggest in the world and the first of its kind in the country till Oct. 23. According to Thursday’s announcement in the Official Gazette, the Renewable Energy General Directorate of the Ministry will … Continue reading Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

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TPI and ENERCON Sign Long-Term Wind Blade Supply Agreement in Turkey

TPI Composites, Inc., (TPI) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global manufacturing footprint, announced today that it has signed a multiyear supply agreement with ENERCON GmbH to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for the new EP3  platform turbines for wind markets including Europe and Turkey. The 60-meter class blades … Continue reading TPI and ENERCON Sign Long-Term Wind Blade Supply Agreement in Turkey

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Nordex Group with three new contracts in Turkey

The Nordex Group is experiencing a made-to-measure end to the first quarter of 2018. It has now been awarded three contracts for a total of 47 multi-megawatt turbines in Turkey from important existing customers. These entail N131/3600 and N131/3900 turbines, while the combined installed capacity of the three projects comes to 178.8 megawatts. In addition … Continue reading Nordex Group with three new contracts in Turkey

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GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji to drive renewable energy development in Turkey

GE Renewable Energy [NYSE: GE] and Fina Enerji today signed an agreement to work on potential eight wind projects in Turkey providing up to 410 MW of power by December 31st, 2020. With the previous agreement signed in 2017 for K?z?lcaterzi Wind Project, Fina Enerji is expected to add up to 425 MW to their … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji to drive renewable energy development in Turkey

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Turkey plans world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Turkey is planning to develop the world’s biggest offshore wind plant, the country’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak has announced. The scheme was proposed during the Forum of Energy and Mines conference on February 22. Albayrak gave no details of the project, other than to say that his ministry was currently working … Continue reading Turkey plans world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa signs an agreement to supply up to 1 GW in Turkey

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement securing the right to implement up to 1 GW in Turkey. The company is part of the consortium, which also includes the local infrastructure company Kalyon Enerji and the Turkish investor Turkerler Holding, which was awarded capacity in the country’s first wind auction, held in August. Under … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs an agreement to supply up to 1 GW in Turkey

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Turkey plans to hold new big tenders for wind energy

The work has begun on new tenders for 1,000-megawatt (MW) wind and solar power plants, Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak has said. Albayrak said the government planned to finalize these tenders by this summer at a sector meeting on Feb. 22. “We will probably announce the details of the tender this spring … We want … Continue reading Turkey plans to hold new big tenders for wind energy

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