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Sunday, 23 January 2022 03:25 GMT

Capacity of Turkish renewable energy to increase by 53 percent


(MENAFN) Based on the International Energy Agency’s forecast in its twelve-monthly Renewable Market Report issued this week, the Turkish renewable energy volume is predicted to increase by 53 percent, or 26 gigawatts, between this year and 2026 with solar and wind amounting for 80 percent of the volume rise.

The agency views increase in renewables in Turkey changing from hydropower to low-price solar PV as well as wind.

The Turkish Electricity Transmission Company has stated that Hydropower has presently the biggest renewable stake capacity at about 31.5 gigawatts, comprising 30 percent of the nation’s overall set up capacity which amounted at 99.05 gigawatts by the end of October this year.

The wind is the second-biggest renewable source in the country with about 10.3 gigawatts, then solar with 7.6 gigawatts. With the other renewable installations, the nation’s renewable volume stands at 52.5 gigawatts.

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