E-Newsletter No : 51

 
 
 
 

E-Newsletter
No: 51 - December 2017

 
Turkey launches first solar cell integrated factory
 
Turkey's Renewable Energy Resource Zone Project (YEKA) inaugurated Turkey's first integrated solar module, cell and panel production factory at a ground-breaking ceremony in the capital Ankara on Thursday. The photovoltaic (PV) factory to be located in Ankara's industrial zone will produce components for Turkey's biggest solar plant facility, the YEKA project in Karapinar in the Konya province.
 
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Turkey provides $12B for wind energy in 11 years
 
Since 2007, Turkey's wind energy sector attracted $12 billion in investments and reached 6.5 gigawatts of wind capacity. Turkish wind energy sector attracted $12.3 billion over the past 11 years, according to Turkish Wind Energy Association (TUREB) data on Thursday. Installed capacity in the country was around 146 megawatts in 2007 and has now reached a capacity of approximately 6,500 megawatts.
 
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Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Open Solicitation for Transformative Energy Projects
 
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $100 million in funding for new projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA‑E) latest OPEN funding opportunity. OPEN will support America’s top innovators through dozens of early-stage research and development projects as they build technologies to transform the nation’s energy system.

 
 
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Statistical overviews on
VET - Turkey – 2017


 
 
European and national policies on Vocational Education and Training (VET) need to be informed by sound and internationally comparable statistical evidence. The VET country statistical overviews are concise, descriptive and user friendly statistical reports. For each country, they quantify and compare key aspects of VET and lifelong learning. The selection is based on the indicators' policy relevance and their importance in achieving the Europe 2020 objectives.
 
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The role of DSOs in a Smart Grid environment
 

Smartening of the grid offers opportunities for changing the current energy markets into more efficient and flexible retail markets. This provides possibilities to develop new services and rearrange optimal network management – thereby introducing new actors to the energy system. New tasks and responsibilities will emerge for existing and new actors and existing ones will change. As a consequence, Distribution System Operators (DSOs) are facing several challenges. In this study, we analyse the role of DSOs in the smart grids environment.

 
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Source: http://mission-innovation.net/

 
 
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