Overview of the photovoltaic technology status and perspective in Turkey

Dincer F.

RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, vol.15, no.8, pp.3768-3779, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The Republic of Turkey, located in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe). Nowadays, Turkey with its young population and growing energy demand per person, its fast growing urbanization, and its economic development, has been one of the fast growing electrical energy markets of the world for the last two decades. Unfortunately, Turkey's energy is largely dependent on foreign countries and the country's energy is imported spending billions of dollars each year.