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Turkeys solar capacity has reached 7.6. GW

Turkey deployed 992 MW of solar in first ten months of 2021 and has reached a cumulative capacity of 7.6 GW of installed solar power

Turkeys solar capacity reached 7.6. GW at the end of Oktober. Alone in the first ten months of 2021, 992 MW of solar were installed.

Around 125 MW of this new capacity was registered in October alone, bringing the country's cumulative installed solar power capacity to 7,658.6 MW.


The Turkish PV market is currently driven by self-consumption and grid injection of rooftop PV systems. Turkey introduced net metering in May 2020 and the market has subsequently started to move away from the traditionally dominant megawatt projects.


The Solar Energy Roadmap report published by the Turkish PV Association in 2019 predicts that the country could install 38 GW of solar by 2030. A separate study published in May 2018 by the Istanbul-based Shura Energy Transition Center predicted that more than 20 GW of solar could be installed by 2026.


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