New Record Set with Turkey’s Domestic and Renewable Energy Sources

Turkey is reaping the fruits of investments made into the energy sector. Minister of Energy and Natural Sources Fatih Dönmez announced that Turkey set a new record with its domestic and ​renewable energy sources. 

90 percent of Turkey’s electric genera​​tion on May 24 was provided by domestic and renewable sources. 

The total electric production on May 24 was provided 43.7 percent by hydroelectric energy, 16.5 percent by coal, 14.5 percent by wind energy, 7.2 percent by solar energy, 5.3 percent by geothermal energy, 2.6 percent by biomass energy, and 0.2 percent by other energy sources. 
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