Turkey Records All-time Daily High In Renewable Electricity Generation

Integrate 60% Renewable Energy for Cut in Emissions by One-third: Report

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Fatih Dönmez ,Turkey’s Minister for Energy and Natural Resources  stated that “Turkey recorded a new all-time daily high on local and renewable energy power generation”


“On May 24, we achieved a new record in daily production by generating 90% of our electricity from domestic and renewable resources,” he said on his Twitter account but he didn’t specify the amount of the electricity generated in the day.

According to the minister  “Wind plants powered 14.5% and solar plants constituted 7.2% on the other hand  Geothermal and biomass plants added 5.3% and 2.6%.

He further stated that“Hydro plants constituted the largest percentage of 43.7% while local coal plants contributed 16.5% to electricity generation.But likely more importantly and interestingly, geothermal energy provided 5.3%, not a small percentage.”

Total electricity production reached 457,921 MWh, according to Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS).

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