Kalyon PV Expands Production Capacity Of Its Solar Plant To Meet Growing Solar Demand In Turkey

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Kalyon Holding’s Renewable Energy Branch has completed the construction of its 1.35GW solar power plant at Karapinar, Central Anatolia. It is the largest of its kind in the world. According to the Turkish company, it increased its capacity at its solar module plant near Ankara by 2 GW per annum.


Kalyon PV, one of Turkey’s largest solar panel manufacturers, has increased its production capacity to 2 GW with the opening of its Kalyon PV Phase 3 Production Line.

The ceremony was hosted by Kalyon Holding Chairman of the Board of Directors Cemal Kalyoncu, and attended by executives and board members from Kalyon Holding, Kalyon Enerji, and Kalyon PV. CEO of Kalyon PV, Ersan Tüfekçi, provided technical information about the facility, and Cemal Kalyoncu signed the first panel produced from the Phase 3 line.


Kalyon PV, which covers all stages of solar panel production under one roof, continues its journey of producing domestic technology, with a focus on sustainable energy. The commissioning of the new production line further solidifies Kalyon PV’s position as a leading solar panel manufacturer in Turkey.

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In 2017, Kalyon Holding was awarded Turkey’s first-ever solar power auction (YEKA-1 GES). It partnered with Hanwha Group, South Korea, to create a 1.35 GW peak solar park. The country had only 3.5 GW of photovoltaics at the time. This year, the level is expected to rise to 10 GW.

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