Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Turkey to hold tender for giant wind power project next week: Minister

Turkey will hold a reverse auction on the energy ministry's giant wind power project next week, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on July 28. Eight consortia, including four German giants, participated in Turkey's 1,000-megawatt wind power project tender on July 27, according to officials. In addition to the German giants, Chinese and Danish Vestas also […]

Nuclear is to wind as Betamax is to Netflix – why Hinkley Point C is a turkey | Letters

Christopher Jessop on why the UK is still backing nuclear power as others dump it; Andrew Warren on how energy efficiency can save us from the ‘energy gap’; Brian Price on the inaccuracy of a 2007 prediction by the head of EDF You report (4 July) that the cost of Hinkley C power station has just […]

Minnesota power plant that burns turkey litter faces closure

A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. Reed Anfinson, who serves on the city of Benson's economic development authority, tells Minnesota Public Radio that 45 employees of Benson Power, formerly known as Fibrominn, were told this week that the plant could close. […]

Turkey Seeks 2,000 Megawatts of Wind Power Earlier Than Planned

Turkey’s energy regulator will auction contracts for 2,000 megawatts of wind power capacity next year, bringing forward a program originally to be completed by 2020. Ankara-based regulator EPDK will collect preliminary license applications on Oct. 3 to Oct. 7, 2016, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette. View full post on Wind Power […]

Pistachio Shells Could Power a Brand New City in Turkey

Turkey exported 6,800 tons of pistachio nuts last year, and now the country is floating plans to build a city powered by the leftover shells. View full post on Wind Power News