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Breaking News: Turkey breaks into the 1 GW Geothermal Country Club

Top 10 geothermal countries based on installed power generation capacity, August 2017 (source: ThinkGeoEnergy)
Alexander Richter 22 Aug 2017

With additional capacity coming online at Kizildere and Efeler, Turkey breaks into the list of countries with more than 1,000 MW of installed geothermal power generation capacity and now has a capacity of 1,005 MW.

With an addition of two geothermal power plants coming online, Turkey has broken into the list of countries with more than 1,000 MW of installed geothermal power generation capacity. The country has now an installed capacity of 1,005 MW.

The first plant is the Kizildere III geothermal power plant by Zorlu Enerji, which received a temporary acceptance by Turkey’s Ministry of Energy with 99.5 MW. When finished the plant will have a generation capacity of 165 MW being. The plant is located in the Karatas district of Denizli and Aydin provinces.

The second plant is Unit 6 of the Efeler geothermal power plant at Germencik in Aydin province. The plant added unit 6 with an installed capacity of 22.6 MW bringing the total capacity of the Efeler geothermal plants to 232.2 MW. The plant has been developed by Güris Holding.

This story is sourced from our Turkish geothermal news website JeotermalHaberler.

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Source: Jeotermalhaberler, JeotermalHaberler