4/30/2021

Turkey Increases Solar Capacity with YEKA Competitions

​A total of 260 megawatts of capacity was allocated to 12 different companies in 4 days in the solar energy mini tenders for the Renewable Energy Resource Zones (YEKA).

On the first day of the YEKA competitions, 60 megawatts were allocated to 3 companies, 70 megawatts to 3 companies on the second day, 80 megawatts to 3 companies on the third day, and 50 megawatts to 4 companies on the last day. Thus, a total capacity of 260 megawatts was allocated to 12 different companies in four days.

Starting on April 26, the competitions will continue until May 7. The Mini YEKA projects are expected to result in a total solar energy capacity of 1000 megawatts across 74 competitions held in 36 Turkish provinces.​

Renewable Energy Resource Zones; YEKA