Wednesday, 03 Aug 2022
The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change in Türkiye (previously Turkey) has done away with the need to procure building and occupancy permits for solar energy systems to be installed for agricultural irrigation systems, but conditions apply.
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022
Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has concluded the 1 GW Yenilenebilir Enerji Kaynak Alanları (YEKA) YEKA GES-4 solar power auction round, awarding 700 MW capacity to 12 projects with the lowest bid coming in at TRY 0.49 per kWh.
Thursday, 02 Jun 2022
Even as Turkey battles high fossil fuel prices like the rest of Europe, wind and solar power generation helped the country to dramatically lower its fossil fuel imports, saving it $7 billion in the last 12 months, according to an analysis by energy and climate think tank Ember.
Monday, 28 Mar 2022
Turkey can accommodate 13,189 MW of solar power capacity if it decides to repurpose open-pit coal mines that presently supply coal to coal power plants with a total capacity of 10,495 MW, according to a report by Solar3GW commissioned by Europe Beyon.
Friday, 21 Jan 2022
In the year 2021, Turkey installed 1.148 GW of new solar PV capacity, according to the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS), with the addition of 156.6 MW in the months of November 2021 and December 2021.
Thursday, 30 Sep 2021
The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in Turkey has launched the 5th auction round under the country’s Yenilenebilir Enerji Kaynak Alanları (YEKA) program, dubbed as YEKA SPP-5, or YEKA GES-5, with plan to award 1.5 GW solar power capacity.
GlobalData Sees Turkey’s Renewable Energy Capacity To Increase To Over 49 GW By 2030, Easily Reaching Targeted 15 GW PV Capacity By 2026, A Year Ahead Of Targeted 2027
Tuesday, 10 Aug 2021
Market research firm GlobalData expects total non-hydro renewable energy capacity in Turkey to grow to 49.13 GW in 2030, growing from 19.07 GW in 2020, in its latest report Turkey Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2021—Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape.
Syrian Refugees & Turkish Hosts To Gain Certification In Solar & Wind Power Sectors Through Renewable Energy Laboratories Set Up By UNDP & Turkish Ministry Of National Education In Turkey With Korean Support
Thursday, 05 Aug 2021
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has set up 5 new renewable energy laboratories in Turkey where it plans to train 100s of Syrian refugees and Turkish denizens in skills related to jobs in the solar and wind energy sector of the country.
Turkey’s Ministry Of Energy & Natural Resources Launches 1 GW Solar Tender To Be Held For 15 Large Scale Projects; TRY 0.40/kWh Tariff Cap
Thursday, 15 Jul 2021
The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in Turkey has announced a new solar power tender for 1 GW capacity.
Turkey Receives Overwhelming Response To 1 GW Solar Tender With Proposals Submitted For 9.44 GW Capacity By 131 Companies
Monday, 15 Mar 2021
The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in Turkey says it has received an overwhelming response to its 1 GW solar PV tender with 131 interested companies submitting offers that add up to a total of 9.44 GW.
Lease Receivables Company Is Finansal Kiralama To On-Lend €40 Million From EBRD For Small-Scale Renewable Energy & Resource Efficiency Projects In Turkey
Saturday, 06 Feb 2021
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved €40 million ($48 million) loan for Turkish lease receivables company Is Finansal Kiralama A.S.
Kalyon Holding Switches On ‘First’ Vertically Integrated Solar Panel Factory In Turkey, Europe & Middle East Having 500 MW Annual Wafer, Cell & Module Capacity
Thursday, 20 Aug 2020
The $400 million vertically-integrated solar module factory with 500 MW annual capacity in Turkey is hoped to save the country some $100 million annually in imports, local media reported.
With More Than 923 MW New Solar PV Added In 2019, Cumulative Solar Power Installed Capacity In Turkey Reached Over 5.99 GW By 2019-End
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
According to Turkish transmission grid operator TEIAS, Turkey’s installed solar power capacity till the end of 2019 was close to 6 GW, growing by an addition of 923.3 MW. However, in the previous year Turkey added around 1.6 GW.
Turkey Publishes 1 GW PV Tender Details In Official Journal, Rezmi Gazete; Divides Capacity Among Three Regions With One Having Battery Storage Component; Tariffs Capped At $0.65/kWh
Sunday, 07 Oct 2018
As per tender details for 1 GW PV capacity released by the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, it wants the entire capacity to come online by January 2024. Pictured is the Gate of the Sultan in Turkish capital, Istanbul.
Turkey May Increase Solar PV & Wind Power Capacity From Planned 20 GW By 2026 To 40 GW Or Even 60 GW, Says Shura Energy Report
Monday, 14 May 2018
According to Shura's new report, the share of wind and solar according to the base case scenario would translate into 12% of total power mix by 2026. Doubling it would take it to 21% and tripling to 31% by the target year.
Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017
Turkey’s Ministry of Economy has finalized and published the results of its anti-dumping investigation against Chinese solar photovoltaic companies.
Top Solar Modules Listing – July 2022 by @TaiyangNews: @MaxeonSolar stays put on top as @AkcomeSolar enters list on 4th rank with high-power 700 W HJT module with 22.5% ... efficiency; Product count of Top Solar Modules in July increased from 25 to 26 #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/top-modules/top-solar-modules-listing-july-2022/
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company @Masdar has entered a joint development agreement with state owned Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd @tanescoyetutz to develop 2 GW ... #renewableenergy projects in the African country, comprising #solarpv and onshore wind https://taiyangnews.info/markets/masdar-tanescos-2-gw-re-deal-for-tanzania/
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has turned offtaker for #solarpower to be generated by a 100 MW PV project with 40 MWh of battery storage, to be ... realized by Matshela Energy owned by ex-Eskom CEO @koko_matshela #Zimbabwe https://taiyangnews.info/business/100-mw-solar-energy-ppa-signed-in-zimbabwe/
#NorthAmerica PV Snippets: @BASF enters VPPAs for 250 MW RE; @PowerRevolve's 250 MW PV & storage gets @BLMNational approval; PPA for 200 MW for @EdpRenewables; @AlbertaMetis ... moving ahead with 4.86 MW solar plant; TurningPoint Energy expands in Delaware https://taiyangnews.info/markets/north-america-pv-news-snippets-38/
India’s newly added #solarpv capacity during H1/2022 grew 71% annually to 8.359 GW, according to @ResearchJmk, setting it on course to exit 2022 with some 20 GW installed, ... comprising 16.5 GW utility scale and 3.5 GW rooftop solar PV #solarenergy #India https://taiyangnews.info/business/8-4-gw-indias-h1-2022-solar-installations/