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Kalyon Enerji, Hanwha Q CELLS JV – Winners Of Turkey’s Largest Ever Tender

A joint venture formed by Kalyon Enerji and Hanwha Q CELLS. has won the tender to build a 1,000 MW solar power plant in the Karapınar region in Turkey with the bid of 6.99 USD-cent per kWh. It is the conclusion to the tender for the biggest renewable energy project in Turkey’s history. According to the tender rules, this price will be valid for 15 years and companies have 30 years of usage rights. Also, all components used in this project will be manufactured locally. The 1 GW solar power plant, which will be operational within 36 months.

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Nordex Achieves Leadership And 25% Market Share In Turkey

In 2016 Nordex consolidated its position as market leader in Turkey. With some 350 megawatts, the manufacturer accounted for a good 25% of the capacity installed in 2016. This means that Nordex remains the frontrunner in the market as a whole: with 1.5 GW the company has set up around one-quarter of the total installed capacity in Turkey amounting to 6.1 GW. The Group has now installed more than 21 GW of wind energy capacity in over 25 markets and in 2016 generated revenues of EUR 3.4 billion.

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Nordex Wins 111MW Wind Turbines Order For Projects In Turkey

The Nordex Group is strengthening its position in Turkey: the manufacturer recently received 3 new orders from its customer, Eksim Yatirim. Nordex is to install a total of 37 N117/3000 wind turbines for Eksim. The wind market in Turkey has expanded greatly in the past 10 years, from 150MW to more than 5GW in installed capacity. Since entering the market in 2007 Nordex has installed a good 1.3GW in Turkey, making it the market leader according to the latest report by the Turkish Wind Energy Association.

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ICCI 2016, A Platform For New Investment Opportunities

ICCI 2016 in Istanbul saw new investment opportunities for wind and solar in Turkey. Around 14.000 professionals and 279 exhibitors joined this year`s ICCI. They included big manufacturers like Siemens, GE, Suzlon, Nordex, Enercon or Goldwind and Turkish companies like Zorlu Energji. Significant opportunities for deals were opened in both Solar and Wind, as the national energy roadmap is to have 20 GW wind power installed by 2023.

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Turkish Hospital Powered By High Performance Solar Power Wins ICCI Energy Award

The PV plant of the university hospital was awarded due to its model character, its good performance and its contribution to the regional development of the eastern Anatolian province Malatya. Inaugurated in 2015, it has accounted for around one-third of the electricity consumption of the university clinic, that is fully ventilated, heated and cooled by air-conditioning systems. 22,177 Jinko modules are installed. Total costs were 6.4 million Euro. 85 percent were covered by a 7-year bank loan and 15 percent through the general state budget.

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Trina Solar And Tegnatia Join Forces To Accelerate Solar PV In Turkey

As the world’s largest supplier of solar PV modules and the most bankable PV module manufacturer globally, Trina Solar is targeting the growth of PV Solar in Turkey. market. “It represents an important milestone in the promising Turkish market”, said Mr. Rongfang Yin, Assistant Vice President at Trina. Tegnatia provides turnkey services covering the design, implementation, and maintenance of medium- to large-scale solar parks, and is aiming to bring solar power to a wider section of the Turkish population.

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Strong Growth For Solar PV In Turkey Expected In 2016 and 2017

In 2016 and 2017, an increased number of large-scale projects with more than one MW capacity are expected to receive approval. The first installment for the licensed large-scale plants is 600 MW. American company, First Solar; the world’s leading plant engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor has now secured interconnection rights for three planned PV plants in southern Turkey, powering 14,000 homes upon completion.

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