Aliağa Wind Farm
The 36 turbines that dot the hillsides at Aliağa Wind Farm harness the power of Turkey’s powerful wind resources to generate a clean source of renewable energy. Along with preventing carbon emissions from fossil fuels, the wind farm provides an affordable new source of energy to keep up with Turkey’s growing demand for electricity and supports local service providers and job opportunities.
The Aliağa Wind Farm operates thirty-six turbines, each having a capacity of 2.5 MW, in the Aliağa Borough of Izmir, Turkey. The maximum power generation capacity of the turbines is 90 MW when fully operational. The project site rests on 145 hectares dispersed over three hills and is managed by Bergama RES Enerji Üretim. Annually, the site generates around 275,000 MWh of energy.
When developing the project, regional estimates targeted an 8% increase in energy demand annually from 2007-2013. The project assists in satisfying the augmenting demand by lowering energy cost and dependence on imported resources like natural gas and oil. Associated works such as wiring is performed by local companies to increase regional technological capacity in renewable energy projects while also stimulating the local economy from additional job opportunities related to operation.
- Fights climate change by producing clean, renewable wind energy
- Creates local job opportunities
- Reduces dependence on imported resources and stimulates the local economy
- Increases technological capacity in the region
Annual CO2 Reduction
163,781 metric tons CO2e (annual average for crediting period)
Bergama RES Enerji Üretim A.Ş
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