Archive for November 2010

Hydropower energy potential on Coruh River, Turkey

November 7, 2010

Muratli Dam on Coruh River (Source: Akpinar et al.)

A new review paper on hydropower energy potential of Turkey has been published by Akpinar et al. in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Akpinar et al. investigated the hydropower plants in the Çoruh river basin, in the NorthEastern Turkey. There are total installed 37 dams and run of river (without storage) hydropower plants developed at various project stages, which corresponds 6.3% of total electricity energy production of Turkey. Please find more information on doi:10.1016/j.rser.2010.10.001.