E3S Web Conf.
Volume 207, 202025th Scientific Conference on Power Engineering and Power Machines (PEPM’2020)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Renewable Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Published online||18 November 2020|
Development of Wind Energy and the Installed Wind Power Plants in Turkey
1 Iskenderun Technical University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Turkey
2 University of Ruse, 8, Studentska Street, 7017 Ruse, Bulgaria
3 University of Telecommunications and Post, 1 Acad. Stefan Mladenov Str., Bulgaria
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This article analyses the development of wind energy in Turkey - the number and capacity of installed wind generators, as well as the generated electricity. It was established that the number of wind power plants is 99 with a total installed capacity of 3933 MW, and the amount of electricity produced by wind power plants is 17909.3 GWh / year. Turkey has been shown to have great potential for developing electricity generation from offshore wind farms. The increase in the number of offshore wind turbines in the coming years is expected to increase the relative share of renewable sources in the country’s energy mix, to contribute to the technological and industrial development of the regions, to produce electricity from renewable and environmentally friendly sources and to reduce the country’s energy dependence. It has been established that there are appropriate conditions in Turkey for the development of wind energy and preconditions have been created for achieving the target for promoting the use of renewable energy sources by 2023.
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