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Turkey holds 75 gigawatts of offshore wind energy potential

Turkey’s total offshore wind power potential stands at 75 gigawatts (GW), Offshore Wind Energy Association (DÜRED) Chairperson Murat Durak said Monday, noting that they have reached a certain stage in works at some ports in the Marmara and Aegean regions and that they can now carry out offshore wind power plant projects. Durak told Anadolu … Continue reading Turkey holds 75 gigawatts of offshore wind energy potential

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Nordex secures an order for 187 MW of wind power in Turkey

Nordex is further expanding its presence in Turkey: at the end of March, Caba Grup ordered 39 N133 / 4800 wind turbines of the Delta4000 series for the second phase of construction of the “Istanbul” wind farm. The order also includes a Premium Service contract for the wind turbines for a period of 15 years. … Continue reading Nordex secures an order for 187 MW of wind power in Turkey

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Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

Rokas Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has placed an order for 102 MW for three wind projects in Greece. The order includes the supply and installation of twenty V150-4.2MW wind turbines for the Askio II and Askio III wind farms, as well as three EnVentus V162-6.0MW wind turbines for the Rokani wind farm. All … Continue reading Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

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Turkey offers more visibility on wind energy pipeline with new support scheme

YEKDEM (Turkish acronym for “Renewable Energy Resources Support Mechanism”) is Turkey’s main support scheme for onshore wind.  It started in 2011 and was due to end on 31 December 2020.  It was extended to 30 June 2021 to accommodate delays to projects under construction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Turkey performed well on wind energy … Continue reading Turkey offers more visibility on wind energy pipeline with new support scheme

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Enercon installs E-138 EP3 wind turbines for Metafor wind farm in Turkey

The completion of the Metafor project in the province of Bingöl means ENERCON has now installed more than two gigawatts of power in Turkey. Turkey is one of the core markets ENERCON is focussing on as part of its reorientation. ENERCON has installed almost 1,000 wind energy converters in Turkey since 1998. As a result, … Continue reading Enercon installs E-138 EP3 wind turbines for Metafor wind farm in Turkey

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Nordex Turkey: second technical workshop for young women

As in 2019, last week the Nordex Group’s Turkish subsidiary, together with the TWRE (Turkish Women in Renewables and Energy), organized a second technical workshop for young women. This training was carried out under the coordination of the Nordex Training Coordinator, Melike Sezginer, and ?zmir Office Manager, Gülçe Çal??kan, and with additional contributions from Selim … Continue reading Nordex Turkey: second technical workshop for young women

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Sancak Enerji issues follow-up order for 24 MW in Turkey to Nordex

End of September, the Nordex Group received a 24 MW order from its regular customer Sancak Enerji in Turkey. For the “Baglar-3” wind farm, the Nordex Group will supply five N133/4800 strong-wind turbines. The order also includes a Premium Service contract over a ten-year term. The “Baglar-3” wind farm will be built in the Konya … Continue reading Sancak Enerji issues follow-up order for 24 MW in Turkey to Nordex

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Wind energy in Turkey, GE wind turbines for wind farms

GE Renewable Energy has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53 MW Kirazli and 32 MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey.GE locally produced the blades at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Bergama, Izmir, Turkey.These two wind farms are part of a bigger order made a year ago with Turkerler … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, GE wind turbines for wind farms

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Clarity and visibility on auctions key to unlock Turkey’s onshore wind energy potential

On August 27, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson joined a panel with IEA CEO Fatih Birol and Turkish Wind Energy Association (TÜREB) President Hakan Y?ld?r?m. They addressed the resilience of the wind industry during the COVID-19 crisis and the positive prospects that wind energy can offer Turkey in the context of the post-COVID-19 recovery. WindEurope CEO … Continue reading Clarity and visibility on auctions key to unlock Turkey’s onshore wind energy potential

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Wind energy grows in Turkey

The share of renewable energy sources in Turkey’s installed electricity capacity reached 45.2% in 2019, compared with 44.7% in 2018, according to the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (EMRA) latest report. The EMRA’s Electricity Market Report 2019 showed that Turkey’s licensed installed capacity increased 2.1% to 84,957 megawatts last year. Natural gas got the lion’s … Continue reading Wind energy grows in Turkey

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Wind energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for Fina Enerji

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply 52 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for four wind farms in Turkey.With a total capacity of 193 MW, the wind power projects will provide renewable energy to the region, powering the equivalent of 195,000 homes and save up to 650,000 tons of CO2.The 156 … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for Fina Enerji

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Wind energy in Turkey, Enercon wind turbines for Soma and Karaburun wind farms

ENERCON has successfully realised the two biggest wind energy projects in Turkey. With 564.1 MW installed power, the Soma and Karaburun wind farms are some of the largest in Turkey and Europe. Over several stages of installation, more than 564.1 MW of power were installed in the Soma and Karaburun wind farms in Turkey using … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, Enercon wind turbines for Soma and Karaburun wind farms

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Turkey adds 687 MW of wind power in 2019

Turkey added 687 megawatts (MW) of installed wind farm capacity to reach 8,056 MW in total wind turbines capacity in 2019, according to the Turkish Wind Energy Association’s (TUREB). According to the data, wind energy provided about 8 million Turkish homes with electricity last year. According to TUREB’s report, more than 75% of wind farms … Continue reading Turkey adds 687 MW of wind power in 2019

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Wind energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy to supply Cypress wind turbines for 70 MW Guney wind farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Sanko Enerji to build the 70 MW Guney wind farm in Turkey. The wind power project will include 12 Cypress wind turbines, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine in the field and 2 units of 3 MW. GE will produce the Cypress’ revolutionary two-pieces blades at its manufacturing site … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy to supply Cypress wind turbines for 70 MW Guney wind farm

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Wind power in Turkey, Nordex wind turbines for a 120 MW wind farm

Nordex has received an order from Turkey to supply and install 27 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines. The customer for the 120 MW “Evrencik” wind farm is Evrencik Elektrik, a long-standing customer of the Nordex Group. The wind energy contract also includes a Premium Service agreement with a term of 15 years. Installation of the first wind … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey, Nordex wind turbines for a 120 MW wind farm

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Garanti BBVA to power its corporate buildings and branches with wind energy

BBVA’s Turkish franchise announced its decision to turn to renewables to power its corporate buildings, subsidiaries and branches. Garanti BBVA has signed the 100 percent Renewable Energy Agreement, according to which, in 2020, it will source the 90 million kWh it requires to power a total of 813 branches and 45 corporate buildings from renewable sources. … Continue reading Garanti BBVA to power its corporate buildings and branches with wind energy

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Turkish wind farm to triple capacity with $37mn from EBRD

Turkey’s renewable energy production will receive a boost with a European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) loan of $37m to finance the expansion of the Kiyikoy wind farm in the northwest of the country. The bank’s loan will be used for the development, construction and operation of a 72 MW extension to the 28 … Continue reading Turkish wind farm to triple capacity with $37mn from EBRD

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Nordex receives wind power orders for 308 MW

In December 2019, Nordex received orders totalling 308 MW from diverse countries in Europe. The main sales market was Turkey with three wind power projects totalling 105 MW. In addition to orders from Spain and Italy, among others, the Nordex Group secured orders in France (68 MW), Finland (43 MW), Germany (34 MW) and Croatia … Continue reading Nordex receives wind power orders for 308 MW

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Garanti BBVA Securities facilitates major deal in Turkish wind energy market

Garanti BBVA Securities assumed the sole financial advisory services role in the largest power plant sale in 2019 in Turkey. The recently announced deal consisted of the sale of Zorlu Rüzgar, Turkey’s leading engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) firm, to renewable energy company, Akfen Yenilenebili. The share purchase agreement for the shares of Zorlu Rüzgar was … Continue reading Garanti BBVA Securities facilitates major deal in Turkish wind energy market

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Turkey plans to boost its wind energy and solar capacity by 10,000 megawatts (MW) each over the coming decade

Turkey plans to boost its wind power and solar energy capacity by 10,000 megawatts (MW) each over the coming decade through YEKA tenders, Dönmez said. The share of domestic and renewable energy resources for electricity generation will be more than 50 percent, the minister added. Dönmez noted at the energy summit that Turkey’s energy sector … Continue reading Turkey plans to boost its wind energy and solar capacity by 10,000 megawatts (MW) each over the coming decade

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