New stats show Turkish solar has swiftly boomed to 6GW despite the national chaos after the 2016 coup attempt. Can the country continue to dodge volatility as it vies to become a 1GW-a-year PV market via a mix of large-scale and net-metering policies? José Rojo investigates
The Beijing-backed development bank wants a slice of renewables action in one of the world's fastest-growing PV markets and will be offering sub-loans to private players via the Development and Investment Bank of Turkey.
Leading global single-axis solar tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has teamed with Turkey-based fixed mount manufacturer, Vergo Energy with an initial master supply agreement (MSA) totalling 775MW for PV power plant projects in Turkey and some of its neighbouring countries.
Advisory and certification house DNV GL is supporting Turkish plans to source 30% of total electricity generated in the country from renewable sources, carrying out a feasibility study for combinations of solar PV and energy storage.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has allocated financing for up to US$55 million to help pay for the construction of a 85MW PV portfolio owned by Akfen Yenilenebilir Enerji A.S. in Turkey.
Silicon Module Super League Member (SMSL) JinkoSolar and developer and EPC firm Asunim Turkey have completed what they claim to be the largest solar power plant in the Aegean region, spread across two sites.