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TURKEY’S SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY IS 6000 MEGAWATTS…

With its 22 million square meters of solar panels across the country, Turkey saves itself $200 million a year on energy costs, according to the Turkish energy minister. As a result of such widespread use, Turkey trails only China and the United States in using solar panels to heat water, Energy and Natural Resources …

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“TURKEY HAS A POTENTIAL TO MEET 1/3 OF ITS ELECTRICITY THROUGH BIOMASS”

Press release… Aegean University Biomass Energy Systems and Technologies Application and Research Centre (BESTMER) Director Professor Dr. Günnur Koçar made evaluations regarding the biomass potential in Turkey and the studies conducted within BESTMER. Dr. Koçar said, “Considering the biomass potential in our country, theoretically, we have such a high potential …

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WIND ENERGY LEADS CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENTS…

Wind has the biggest share in clean energy investments… According to the BNEF study, the share of wind in the $ 137 billion yearly investment was $ 72.5 billion. Despite the negativities brought about by the pandemic process, the amount of renewable energy investments realized in the first half of …

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“BIOMASS ENERGY OFFERS A HUGE POTENTIAL FOR TURKEY”

Biomass energy theoretically has the potential to meet almost one-third of Turkey’s yearly electricity consumption, according to Professor Günnur Koçar, the manager of Ege University Biomass Energy Systems and Technologies Application and Research Center (BESTMER), told Anadolu Agency (AA) Thursday. The Izmir-based energy company will help utilize this potential, she …

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“GEOTHERMAL BASED GREENHOUSING TO RISE INTENSIVELY”

Geothermal Power Plants Investors’ Association (JESDER) Chairman Ufuk Şentürk said that they aimed to increase the geothermal based agricultural production five-fold over the next 5 years in Turkey. Stating that geothermal agriculture is the subject of secondary investment after electricity generation, JESDER Chairman Ufuk Şentürk said, “Site allocation studies have …

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ÇETİN DAM SET TO CONTRIBUTE 500 MILLION TL TO THE ECONOMY…

Southeastern Turkey’s Çetin Dam, the country’s and Europe’s largest roller-compacted concrete dam, has begun production. The dam is set to contribute TL 500 million ($73.8M) annually to the national economy. In a written statement Wednesday, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said the Çetin Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant, which …

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HAZELNUT SHELLS TURN INTO ACTIVATED CARBON IN ORDU PROVINCE…

In the provinces where hazelnuts are produced in the Eastern Black Sea Region, the button was pressed for the production of coal from hazelnut shells used as local fuel. Mayor of Ordu Metropolitan Municipality Mehmet Hilmi Güler started feasibility studies for the production of activated carbon from coal. Güler instructed …

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