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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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LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

LM Wind Power, a supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry, has started delivering its first blades from its new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The first blades left the Bergama factory in December 2017 and traveled 100km by road to the Izmir-Alsancak Port. In total, the Bergama team will ship 99 blades to their … Continue reading LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

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Turkey licenses 2.11 GW of new capacity

Turkey has licensed 66 new onshore wind projects, totalling 2.11 GW of capacity, following three days of grid access tenders in late December. Potential developers were invited by Turkey’s grid operator TEIAS to bid for grid access slots of specific capacity in 38 of the country’s 81 provinces. Bids were submitted based on the level … Continue reading Turkey licenses 2.11 GW of new capacity

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PNE WIND wins 71MW capacity in Turkey’s wind energy auction

PNE WIND has won a tender for the construction of 71.4MW wind farm in Turkey. At the end of December 2017, the “Köseler” wind farm project (71.4 MW) was awarded a contract in the 260 MW tender for the Canakkale region in western Turkey. In total, projects with approx. 5,000 MW participated in the tender. … Continue reading PNE WIND wins 71MW capacity in Turkey’s wind energy auction

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Turkey’s Agaoglu to invest $260M in wind energy

Company signs agreement with German energy company Nordex for wind turbines of new wind power plant with 125 megawatts of installed capacity. Turkey’s Agaoglu Group plans to invest more than one billion Turkish liras ($260 million) in renewable energy in 2018, its chairman said. Agaoglu and German Nordex Energy (GmbH) signed an agreement on Monday … Continue reading Turkey’s Agaoglu to invest $260M in wind energy

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2,130 MW wind power plants to be established in 32 locations across Turkey

The first round of wind power tenders to establish wind power plants across Turkey, which was closely monitored by Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak, was completed yesterday. On the first day of tenders, which will run through Dec. 29, bids for 430 megawatts (MW) of wind power were collected for eight regions, while … Continue reading 2,130 MW wind power plants to be established in 32 locations across Turkey

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Turkey aims to have $5 billion in wind energy investments

Turkey aims to have $5 billion in wind energy investments by the end of this year, with the awarding of additional wind capacity tenders, the president of the Turkish Wind Energy Association, Mustafa Serdar Ataseven, said in an interview with Anadolu Agency published on Friday. Turkey will launch on December 25 a five-day-long tender for … Continue reading Turkey aims to have $5 billion in wind energy investments

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

The Nordex Group has received another contract from Turkey. From April 2018 onwards, it will be installing nine turbines with a total capacity of 30 megawatts in the Province of Izmir. The customer is Umut Insaat, which is constructing the sixth project in Turkey with Nordex with this order.   Located at an altitude of … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Turkish wind power ready to take off

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson gave a keynote speech at the Turkish Wind Energy Association’s 25th anniversary in Ankara. The event took place after Turkey’s first 1 GW wind tender this summer with a record-breaking $3.48/kWh. Dickson saw the recent result as a testimony for the government’s laudable commitment to clean homegrown energy and investors’ confidence. … Continue reading Turkish wind power ready to take off

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Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power project

Turkey picked Germany’s Siemens as the winning bidder for a $1 billion wind power project on Thursday, a sign Ankara wants to keep business separate from the widening diplomatic row between the NATO allies. Relations have deteriorated amid the crackdown that followed the failed coup in Turkey last year. The arrest last month of 10 … Continue reading Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power project

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Turkey 1 gigawatt wind power tender draws bidders from EU

Turkey’s first wind energy tender received eight bids from European, Chinese and US-based companies partnering with local businesses, according to the energy ministry. The government is seeking to build 1 gigawatt of wind energy, with a mandate that the winner must create jobs by building a factory in which at least 65% of the turbines … Continue reading Turkey 1 gigawatt wind power tender draws bidders from EU

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