Turkey

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.

Analysis: 1 GW Konya deal in Turkey could mark beginning of new manufacturing landscape

Götz Fischbeck, CEO of Smart Solar Consulting, discusses some key questions that have arisen from the recent 1 GW Konya solar tender, which was won by a Hanwha Q Cells-Kalyon Enerji joint venture at a price of $0.0699/kWh.

Phoenix Solar to build 11.2 MW PV plant in Turkey

The power plant is the second utility-scale project in cooperation with Akfen within a short time. In pursuit of its strategy to strengthen its position on the Turkish market, Phoenix Solar has established a subsidiary in Turkey.

Turkey’s 1 GW Konya solar PV tender concludes at $0.0699 per kWh

The consortium of Kalyon Enerji and Hanwha Q Cells has won Turkey’s 1 GW solar PV tender, which was held today.