Turkey’s Immense Geothermal Capacity
Turkey ranks the first in Europe and world’s sixth in terms of having geothermal capacity, said the director of the Union of municipalities with geothermal resources, on Thursday.
“We use geothermal energy in various fields such as power generation, in greenhouses, drying, and thermal tourism,” told Irem Cigci, director of the Union of municipalities with geothermal resources, at the World Geothermal Congress in Australia’s Melbourne, to The Anadolu Agency.
Turkey’s use of geothermal has increased to 400 MW in last five years, with an installed capacity of 405 MW which 0.6 % of the total capacity. The country aims to reach 1,000 MW of installed power capacity in geothermal energy by 2023.
Source and more details: Energy Terminal, Anadolu Agency
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