Yıl 2017, Cilt 1, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 148 - 158 2017-10-31

An overview of Turkey's renewable energy trend

Adem Uğurlu [1] , Cihan Gokcol [2]

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As an energy dependent country, Turkey is supplying almost all of its energy demand with imports, but it can significantly reduce its energy dependency exploiting its indigenous energy resources as much as possible. Turkey has started to notice and utilize its resources after 2005 with a serious contribution of the renewable energy law. In this study, renewable energy potential of Turkey is presented first. After that, renewable energy targets of Turkey in 2023 are mentioned. Following them, the development of renewable energy utilization in Turkey between 2005 and 2017 is given in detail, and discussed. According to the analysis results obtained regarding the 12 year-renewable energy development process of Turkey, it can be concluded that Turkey is in a good state regarding renewable energy shares in installed power capacity and power generation with the percentages 11% and 8%, respectively. However, it is still far away from its 2023 targets to be expected as 30% for power generation.

Turkey,Renewable energy,Renewable energy utilization
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Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0002-9531-3944
Yazar: Adem Uğurlu
E-posta: adem.ugurlu@hotmail.com
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0003-0810-6056
Yazar: Cihan Gokcol (Sorumlu Yazar)
E-posta: cihan.gokcol@klu.edu.tr
Ülke: Turkey

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APA Uğurlu, A , Gokcol, C . (2017). An overview of Turkey's renewable energy trend. Journal of Energy Systems, 1 (4), 148-158. DOI: 10.30521/jes.361920
MLA Uğurlu, A , Gokcol, C . "An overview of Turkey's renewable energy trend". Journal of Energy Systems 1 (2017): 148-158 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/jes/issue/33528/361920>
Chicago Uğurlu, A , Gokcol, C . "An overview of Turkey's renewable energy trend". Journal of Energy Systems 1 (2017): 148-158
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