Electricity

The annual gross electricity consumption in 2023 decreased by 0.2% to 330.3 TWh, compared to the previous year. Electricity generation reached 326.3 TWh, decreasing by 0.6%. 

According to the results of the Türkiye National Energy Plan, electricity consumption is expected to be 380.2 TWh in 2025, 455.3 TWh in 2030, 510.5 TWh in 2035.

The shares of resources in electricity generation in 2023 were as follows: Coal: 36.3%, Natural gas: 21.4%, Hydropower: 19.6%, Wind: 10.4%, Solar: 5.7% from Geothermal: 3.4%, Other Sources: 3.2%.

By the end of February 2024, the installed capacity of Türkiye has reached 107,594 MW. 

 

As of the end of February 2024, the distribution of installed capacity by resources is as follows: 29.7% hydraulic, 23.3% natural gas, 20.3% coal, 11.1% wind, 11.5% solar, 1.6% geothermal and 2.5% other sources.

 

Additionally, as of the end of February 2024, number of electricity generation plants in our country has reached 17,866 (including unlicenced plants). The distribution of power plants by resources is as follows: 760 hydraulic, 69 coal, 364 wind, 63 geothermal, 357 natural gas, 15,780 solar and 473 other power plants.

Date of Update: 18 March 2024

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