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Wind energy in Turkey, Nordex wind turbines for 248 MW wind farm

Since entering the Turkish wind power market in 2007, the Nordex Group has installed more than 2.03 GW of wind energy capacity there, representing a market share of almost 27 per cent. Now the company has again received orders from this country on the Bosporus: for its long-standing customer Boydak Enerji, the Nordex Group will … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, Nordex wind turbines for 248 MW wind farm

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Turkish Wind Energy Congress took place in Ankara

Let’s take stock of where Turkey currently stands on wind energy – and what the future holds. Turkey has 7.6 GW of wind energy installed today, which accounts for 7.5% of the power mix and 7,000 jobs. But there has been a slowdown in the financing of new projects since 2016. The main initial cause … Continue reading Turkish Wind Energy Congress took place in Ankara

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Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

Eight major emerging markets have a technical potential for offshore wind energy that triples the installed electricity generation capacity of the European Union, said a World Bank (WB) study. Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Vietnam have, for this form of generation, with potentialities of 3.1 terawatts (TW): more than … Continue reading Highlight potential of offshore wind power in emerging countries

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Turkey has 70 GW of offshore wind power potential

Turkey has nearly 70 gigawatts (GW) of technical potential for offshore wind energy, according to the new World Bank Group report Going Global: Expanding Offshore Wind in Emerging Markets. The report presented eight case studies on the technical potential for offshore wind power in Turkey, Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka and … Continue reading Turkey has 70 GW of offshore wind power potential

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Nordex aims to empower women in Turkey’s wind energy

Nordex Enerji A.?., in partnership with the Turkish Women in Renewable and Energy Network, organized a three-day wind energy training for young women. German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex’s Turkey branch, Nordex Enerji A.?., in partnership with Turkish Women in Renewable and Energy Network (TWRE), aims to enhance Turkish young women’s participation in the wind energy … Continue reading Nordex aims to empower women in Turkey’s wind energy

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Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

Turkey aims to reach 20,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity in wind power by 2023, Hakan Y?ld?r?m, the president of the Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA), told Anadolu Agency’s (AA) Energy Desk. The country’s favorable geographic location provides a potential capacity for 48,000 MW wind energy, according to the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural … Continue reading Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

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GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress wind turbines for 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Sanko Enerji to supply  Cypress Units for the 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey. Gazi-9 represents one of the first Cypress orders for GE Renewable Energy in Turkey. GE Renewable Energy will locally produce the wind turbine blades in LM Wind Power’s Bergama site, Izmir, Turkey. GE … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress wind turbines for 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey

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Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a 110 MW wind farm

Nordex has won an order for more than 110 MW in Turkey. The Group will install 23 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for the “Söke” wind farm, and they’ll be supplied in the 4.8 MW mode. The customer and future operator of the wind farm is Ulusoy Enerji, which has also contracted Premium Service for the wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a 110 MW wind farm

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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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