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Chart: An Over 30-Fold Increase in Turkey's Power Generation Capacity

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Since 1970, the electricity generation capacity of Turkey has increased more than 30-fold to reach 70,000 MW in March 2015. In a country of nearly 80 million people, demand for electricity has risen about 7 percent annually in recent years, requiring steady efforts to expand the sources of reliable and clean power. Starting in the early 2000s, through a series of interlinked measures supported by the World Bank Group, the country has worked to meet this growing demand, while spurring private-sector investment and innovation. Read more.


Submitted by Hubert Nové-Josserand on

Very impressive indeed. I would like to know, if it is possible, how the price of Kwh distributed to the customer, evolved over the same period and what is the share of the various sources of production of the electricity (oil, gas, solar, wind, etc.)

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