Turkey Adds 27,5 MW Capacity to Its Wind Power

Turkey Adds 27,5 MW Capacity to Its Wind Power

The Salman Electricity Wind Power Plant of Turkey’s Fina Enerji was opened in Izmir, a province in the Aegean region of Turkey, with the participation of Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources .

The plant will have a capacity of 27.5 megawatts.

“We encourage investors to invest in coal, wind, solar, water and geothermal resources. Turkey imported less natural gas in 2014 and saved $850 million thanks to more renewable and local resources” Yildiz stated.

Turkey currently holds 3,700 megawatts of installed capacity in wind power while the country’s total installed energy capacity was 70,000 megawatts as of March 2015.

Source and more reading at: Energy Terminal, Anadolu Agency

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