June 13, 2018

China’s SDIC Power eyes investment in 170 MW wind farm in Turkey – daily

China’s SDIC Power plans to build a 170 MW wind farm worth USD 300 million in Turkey’s Aegean provinces of Aydim and Manisa together with SGI Holding, Daily Sabah has…

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June 11, 2018

Turkey seeks to integrate energy storage into planned solar projects

The Turkish energy ministry has hired DNV GL, a Norway-based global quality assurance and risk management firm, to conduct a feasibility study on combined solar and energy storage solutions, seeking…

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June 4, 2018

OEDAS inks finance deals worth USD 330 million to upgrade distribution network

Turkey’s electricity distribution company Osmangazi Elektrik Dagitim (OEDAS), a subsidiary of Zorlu Energy Group, has signed project finance agreements with three international finance institutions (IFI) for Turkish lira-denominated lending worth…

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May 22, 2018

EBRD mulls equity investment in Turkish renewable energy business

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering an equity investment, in the form of capital increase, in Turkish renewable energy firm Ictas Yenilenebilir Enerji Uretim ve Ticaret….

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Turkey sets roadmap to smart grids, plan worth over EUR 4 billion

April 27, 2018

Turkey sets roadmap to smart grids, plan worth over EUR 4 billion

Turkey plans to replace at least 80 percent of its current electricity meters with smart meters by 2035. It will cost EUR 4,3 billion (TRY 21 billion). Turkey’s Energy Market…

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First ever self-driving e-bus in Istanbul, e-buses in provinces

April 23, 2018

First ever self-driving e-bus in Istanbul, e-buses in provinces

The first ever self-driving electric bus will soon be placed on streets of Istanbul in Turkey. Meanwhile, e-buses with driver will start operating in two Turkish provinces, Manisa and Elazig….

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Turkey plans to conduct solar and wind tenders of 10 GW each

April 18, 2018

Turkey plans to conduct solar and wind tenders of 10 GW each

Turkey plans to hold 10 GW of solar and 10 GW of wind tenders in next 10 years as a part of Turkey’s Renewable Energy Resource Zone (YEKA) project. Turkey’s…

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April 5, 2018

Nordex awarded three new contracts in Turkey for 178.8 MW

German wind turbine supplier Nordex is awarded three new contracts for a total of 47 multi-megawatt turbines in Turkey. The combined installed capacity of the three projects comes to 178.8…

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Energy efficiency Action plan to save Turkey USD 30 billion by 2033

March 30, 2018

Energy efficiency Action plan to save Turkey USD 30 billion by 2033

The National Energy Efficiency Action plan will help Turkey save USD 30.2 billion in next 15 years. Both residential and industrial energy sectors will be subjects to energy efficiency refurbishment….

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Siemens Gamesa inks 1GW wind deal in Turkey

February 28, 2018

Siemens Gamesa inks 1GW wind deal in Turkey

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that the company signed an agreement to develop up to 1 GW of onshore wind capacity in Turkey. Spanish turbine manufacturer is a part…

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