Initial Assessment of Public Perception and Acceptance of Geothermal Energy Applications in Canakkale, NW Turkey

Cetiner Z. S. , Ertekin C., Gultay B.

European-Geosciences-Union General Assembly, Vienna, Avusturya, 17 - 22 Nisan 2016, cilt.97, ss.194-201 identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 97
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.10.052
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Vienna
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Avusturya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.194-201


The aim herein is to identify and analyze the public awareness and acceptance mechanisms for the successful deployment of geothermal investments in Canakkale using geological, social and economic constraints in a well-defined questionnaire. The study employed a sequential explanatory survey to explore public perception and acceptance. The research results show that the geothermal energy resources in the Biga Peninsula, in particular, have significant potential for different uses; however they indicate that there are insufficient knowledge levels related to both what geothermal energy is and its environmental effects. (C) 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.