Turkey

Aktif Bank and Halk Enerji set up joint venture to deploy 100 MW of solar in Turkey

The new company will develop both unlicensed and licensed PV projects. The joint venture is also expected to become a R&D platform for energy storage.

HT-SAAE’s PV factory in Turkey bags 300 MW of orders

In a bid to meet growing local demand, and reach out to the U.S. and European markets, the Chinese vertically integrated solar PV company has established a new manufacturing base in Turkey.

Intersolar Europe: from Trump to Turkey

The U.S. President’s anticipated decision to pull the country out of the COP21 Paris Agreement on climate change has been met with a healthy dose of bemusement and defiance at Intersolar Europe, where the universal opinion is that solar will find a way to thrive, in whatever political climate.

U.S.-Turkish research team uses data science to predict PET back-sheets degradation in solar modules

The scientists have used engineering epidemiology and statistical-data analytics to predict how polyethylene terephthalate films in solar panels deteriorate under multi-factor accelerated weathering exposures.

Asunim breaks ground on two Turkish PV projects totaling 42 MW

The 20 MW and 22 MW PV power plants are being built in Turkey’s southwestern province of Izmir.

ABB Supplies inverters to 51 MW project in Turkey

Swiss supplier ABB has provided its PVS800 central inverters to Turkey’s largest solar power plant, the 51 MW Kayseri OSB project in Central Turkey.

Turkey: ET Energy breaks ground on 19 MW project for Astronergy

ET Solutions AG, a subsidiary of Chinese renewable energy firm ET Energy, has announced that it has started the construction of a 19 MW PV project in Turkey for German solar module manufacturer Astronergy.

Solarex Istanbul: Key takeaways from the Turkish trade show

Solarex Istanbul, the PV trade fair, opened its gates yesterday for the tenth edition of the exhibition. After attracting some 20,000 visitors last year, organizers are optimistic that this year’s attendance will exceed 25,000.

Çalik Group acquires 50% stake in Turkish solar EPC contractor Halk Enerji

Halk Enerji will focus on unlicensed PV projects up to 1 MW, which in Turkey are expected to reach a volume of 2 GW this year.

Turkey publishes antidumping fee and list for China-based PV manufacturers

A months-long investigation into price dumping in Turkey has concluded, with the Turkish government announcing a list of China-based PV manufacturers who will be subject to antidumping fees for PV imports.