Geothermal boom in Turkey: Growth in identified capacities and potentials

Korkmaz E. D. , SERPEN U., SATMAN A.

RENEWABLE ENERGY, vol.68, pp.314-325, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.renene.2014.01.044
  • Journal Name: RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.314-325
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


Increasing activities of geothermal development especially in the last three years result in a geothermal boom in Turkey. Not only the addition of new sites, but also updating the data of existing ones increased the currently identified capacity significantly. With the discoveries of 13 new geothermal fields, power potentials increased by 1.6 times.