Wind power became the largest source of electricity generation for the first time in Turkey's history with a 22.6% share at the end of November, according to the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAŞ).
Wind power plants generated 178,964 megawatt-hours (MWh) out of a total of 791,794 MWh of daily electricity output. For further information see the IDTechEx report on Energy Harvesting Microwatt to Gigawatt: Opportunities 2020-2040.
Turkey's installed wind power capacity reached 10,585 megawatts (MW), making it the second-largest renewable capacity after hydropower.
Natural gas power plants followed with a 22% share of electricity generation, with imported coal power plants ranking third with a 17.8% share.
Most recently on November 11, electricity production from wind power hit a daily record, generating 20.1% of total power.
Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
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