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Solar Power Plants

Licensed Market

It’s been announced in 2013 that licenses corresponding to 600MW in total will be distributed in Turkish licensed solar energy market by the end of 2015. As a result of this announcement 600MW capacity was completely distributed to the highest bidder companies and this first phase of license distribution is completed.

Unlicensed Market

Individuals and legal entities have become able to generate power from renewable energy sources in accordance with the regulations issued in October, 2013. As per unlicensed electric production regulations, there are three application options;

1. Consumption of the electric generated from solar energy ( no upper limit for installed capacity)

2. Sale of the electric generated from solar energy (upper limit is 1MW capacity)

3. Partial sale and consumption of the electric generated from solar energy (upper limit is 1MW capacity )

Solar Radiation map of Turkey