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Turkey. An interesting PV market.

/23rd July 2013, Hans-Christoph Neidlein, PV MagazineTM/ With its booming economy and growing energy demand, Turkey is one of the most promising new PV markets, but financing and bureaucracy hurdles remain. Almost 9 GW of projects have applied for the first licensing round for large-scale installations, but commercial rooftop installations of up to 1 MW offer the best opportunities.

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UK gives consent for two major wind energy projects

/7th July 2013, EVWIND / Secretary of State, Edward Davey announced RWE’s 1.2 GW Triton Knoll offshore wind project and Vattenfall’s 228 MW Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind farm have been given the go-ahead for development. The government has approved RWE Innogy’s 1,200 megawatt Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, a project with capacity comparable to that of a large nuclear power plant.

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Smart Energy Load Centers (SELCs) for Stable and Competitive Renewable Energy

/29th June 2013, By James Stalker/ Renewable energy developers face many challenges today. Three main challenges are: (1) no power grid in the vicinity, (2) no willing utility to buy that energy, (3) prohibitive stabilization costs of unstable renewable energy. The world's number of personal computers is expected to reach 2 billion by 2014 and 100's of millions of mobile computing devices are already in use, with the latter number expected to explode in the future.

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Headstart for CSUN in Turkey - new factory in Istanbul officially inaugurated

/26th May 2013, By CSUN/ CSUN, a specialized manufacturer of solar cells and modules took the next step in its globalization approach and celebrated the grand opening of its factory in Istanbul yesterday together with the Turkish Minister of Energy Taner Yildiz, the Vice President of the government party and parliament member Salih Kapusuz as well as the Chinese Consul General Zhang Qingyang. 

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Looking into the future of smart grids

/18th April 2013, By Neha Vikash, Energy & Power Systems Group of Frost & Sullivan/ Advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) technologies are a cornerstone and one of the most visible elements of the smart grid, writes Frost & Sullivan’s Neha Vikash. Overall, the AMI market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.9% and revenues are forecast to reach $3.7 billion in 2016.

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150 kWp PV park completed in Bosnia and Herzegovina

/14th April 2013, By PV Magazine/ A 150 kWp photovoltaic park has been completed and grid connected in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is said to be one of the first projects of its kind in the country. In addition to undertaking planning and construction work, Elcor also supplied the necessary components and electrical equipment.

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Solar Roads Fix The Grid And Crumbling Pavement

/5th April 2013, By Keith Barry/ A revolutionary idea that converts existing roadways into a national solar power grid is up for a major cash prize. Scott Brusaw (shown above) is working on a project to encapsulate solar panels in high-strength glass capable of standing up to thousands of cars and trucks passing by each day.

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Solar PV Market in Poland. Shall it start in 2013?

/12th March 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Poland is very interesting market for photovoltaic (solar PV) projects development due to its political and economic stability, high prices for electricity and heavy dependence on coal and lignite in power generation, which should be changed to comply with EU renewable policy.

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Ukraine Biomass and Biogas Market 2013 presents a lot of opportunities

/1st March 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/
With recent changes in law and strong government support for biomass and biogas sector, Ukraine is supposed to become very promising biomass and biogas energy market in the near future. Currently in Ukraine total installed biomass capacity for electricity generation is 31.4 MWel presenting huge growth opportunities for the next 2 years.

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Turkey Wind Energy Market Development 2013 - 2018

/26th February 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/
Turkey is very good market for wind energy investments amongst SEE countries according to Turkey Wind Market: Outlook 2013 - 2018. In 2010 and 2012, the country has become one of the fastest growing wind markets in the region with cumulative wind installed capacity of 1,799 MW for 2011, and 2,312 MW by the end of 2012.

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