Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU), a Turkish private University located in Gaziantep achieves its own electricity from sun by using renewable energy technologies.
There is a solar energy power plant at 1.2MW installed power using photovoltaic technology in the field of HKU and on the roof of the Faculty of Health Sciences building of Hasan Kalyoncu University producing new projects in many fields including technology production, acquisition and usage.
The energy produced by the power plant is primarily used in self-consumption. While the status and production values of the power plants may be followed instantly over the internet, it is also reported by KALITTO (Kalyoncu Innovation and Technology Transfer Office) each month.
In this respect, CO2 emissions up to 45.000 trees annually may be reduced. HKU maintains its studies with smart, green and zero-emission university targets by such studies.
According to a new report, around half of Turkey’s coal mines are appropriate for converting into solar power farms. Open cast mines, improvement in solar systems, and efficiencies of solar energy make this possible.