Turkey

Wagner Solar, Ino Solar partner on 25 MW PV park in Turkey

The solar facility, located closed to Gaziantep in the south of the country, consists of 25 unlicensed sub-units of 1 MW each.

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Hanwha QCells to locate Turkish panel factory in Ankara due to earthquake risks

pv magazine has learned that Hanwha QCells has started the construction of its Turkish panel factory, which the company decided to locate in the country’s capital city Ankara due to earthquake risks. The decision opens the debate about nuclear safety in Turkey even more powerfully.

juwi commissions 19.7 MW of unlicensed solar projects in Turkey

The German solar developer and EPC has switched on 19.7 MW of combined solar PV capacity in Turkey, developed as two separate projects at three locations.

Turkey adds 553 MW of solar in H1 2017

The country’s cumulative installed PV capacity has now surpassed 1.5 GW, while another 500 MW is expected to be installed by the end of 2017.

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Prime Enerji builds two PV plants totalling 25 MW in Turkey

The projects are being developed in partnership with German EPC contractor InTEC Energy Solutions in the Turkish provinces of Denizli and Erzurum.

Hanwha Q-Cells to inaugurate Turkey panel factory in November

The winning consortium of Turkey’s tender for a 1 GW solar PV plant in Konya has announced its plan to also inaugurate a panel factory in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, in November. pv magazine provides an update on the 1 GW PV plant and the solar panel factory.

Spain’s Tamesol breaks into Turkish market bagging 37 MW of projects

Having closed an exclusive partnership agreement with Arevo Enerji Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS to distribute its modules for solar projects in Turkey, Spanish PV manufacturer Tamesol has managed to get a grip on the Turkish market, known for its strict limits on imports of solar modules.

Turkey’s first floating PV plant is now operational

The floating solar array was deployed in Istanbul’s Lake Büyükçekmec. The project was realized by a subsidiary of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Turkey’s Erdoğan threatens to not ratify the Paris climate accord

In another show off for Turkey’s populist president this weekend, Erdogan threatened global leaders that his country “will not ratify the Paris climate accord” if certain conditions are not met.

Turkey: Tunçmatik’s subsidiary secures $73 million credit from Aktif Bank

The accumulative capacity of solar PV plants, which will be developed with the help of the funds at eight locations across Turkey, amounts to 70 MW.