EcoSecurities registers largest project under Gold Standard in Türkiye

Newswire.ca- EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading carbon credits from greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, has announced the registration of the Rotor Elektrik Uretim wind farm in Osmaniye, Türkiye, under the Gold Standard in May 2009. Zorlu Enerji has constructed the first phase of the project, which currently has 15 turbines in place. The wind farm will become operational in the next few weeks and has an installed capacity of 37.5 MW. During the course of this year and 2010, a further 29 wind turbines will be installed, taking the total number of wind turbines to 54. The turbines will have an installed capacity of 135 MW and save around 300,000 mt of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. Commenting on the project, Souheil Abboud, Middle East Regional Director of EcoSecurities said, "We are proud to have registered the largest project under the Gold Standard and this success is attributed to the commitment of Zorlu Enerji, EcoSecurities and our Turkish partner, Il Tekno, to succeed in the emission reduction business in Türkiye.”