Environmental impact of the utilization of geothermal areas


Baba A., Armannsson H.

ENERGY SOURCES PART B-ECONOMICS PLANNING AND POLICY, vol.1, no.3, pp.267-278, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15567240500397943
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY SOURCES PART B-ECONOMICS PLANNING AND POLICY
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-278

Abstract

Turkey is one of the fastest growing power markets in the world and is facing an ever-increasing demand for power in the coming decades. Geothermal is one of its important renewable energy sources; Turkey is rated the 7th country in the world in terms of geothermal potential. The country's installed capacity is 992 MWt for direct use and 20.4 MWe for power production. These are expected to almost triple in the next ten years and more than quadruple in the next twenty years.