Solar energy for sustainable future of Turkey

Solar energy map of Turkey (from Kaygusuz, 2010)

A review on solar energy potential of Turkey is published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews by Dr. Kaygusuz from Karadeniz Technical University. He claimed in the paper that the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) generation has the potential to become cost-effective energy production of Turkey in the future as the electricity demand of Turkey is rapidly increasing. Turkish government recently supporting the development of this type of technology strongly. For more details please go to doi:10.1016/j.rser.2010.09.042

 

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2 Comments on “Solar energy for sustainable future of Turkey”

  1. juraj Says:

    The solar potential of Turkey seems to be even higher as claimed in Your map (especially NE region). See e.g. these maps
    http://solargis.info/doc/index.php?select=48
    for CSP DNI map is interesting.

    Or check interactively e.g. at
    http://solargis.info/imaps


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