Solar energy potential in Turkey

Ogulata R. T. , OGULATA S. N.

ENERGY SOURCES, vol.24, no.12, pp.1055-1064, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00908310290086987
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY SOURCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1055-1064
  • Keywords: solar energy, solar radiation, sunshine duration, Turkey, RADIATION


The solar energy potential of Turkey (36degrees and 42degrees north latitudes) is investigated based on measurements of a complete year's data. Global solar radiation and sunshine duration for various stations in Turkey are presented. Consumption and demand projections of solar energy in Turkey are also introduced.