Electricity to be produced from olive waste


April 19, 2015





April 19, 2015




Turkey’s oil producer and marketer Marmarabirlik is set to produce 2 million kWh of electricity from 4,000 tons of olive waste every year, Daily Sabah reported. Hidamet Asa, the company chairman, says that the two-year project, funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (Tübitak), is completed. According to him, treatment and energy production facilities, which have a budget of TRY 3 million (USD 1.1 million), are built on a 2.5 acre area in the Marmarabirlik integrated plant. Asa also said that the plant is scheduled to be inaugurated in September.

Related Articles


Rehabilitated landfill in Romania to host municipal solar power plant

18 September 2023 - The Municipality of Sibiu is developing a project for Romania's first solar power plant on a rehabilitated landfill

Toxic tailings dump North Macedonia solar power plant

Toxic tailings dump in North Macedonia to be turned into solar power plant

29 August 2023 - The town of Probištip in North Macedonia will seek an investor to remediate a mining tailings dump and build a solar power plant on the site


China, EU hope to make renewables tech recyclable in next decade

22 August 2023 - Wind turbines are 85%-95% recyclable, but blades are challenging because they are made of composite materials

EU blocks wastewater treatment project Kosovo due sanctions

EU blocks wastewater treatment project in Kosovo* due to sanctions

15 August 2023 - The European Union suspended grants and investments in wastewater treatment systems in Kosovo* as part of sanctions against the government