A Global Review of Wind Power Installations and their Development in Turkey

Bilgili M.

CLEAN-SOIL AIR WATER, vol.37, no.3, pp.195-202, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clen.200800231
  • Title of Journal : CLEAN-SOIL AIR WATER
  • Page Numbers: pp.195-202
  • Keywords: Wind power capacity, Wind energy, Renewable energy sources, RENEWABLE ENERGY-SOURCES, FUTURE


The development of wind power installations globally and in Turkey is reviewed here. Firstly, the growth of global installed wind power capacity between 1996 and 2007 is reviewed, and the top countries in terms of total installed wind power capacity by region are identified. Then, wind power installation and its development in Europe are discussed. In addition, the current status and development of Turkey's wind power plants are investigated in detail.