Electricity

The annual gross electricity consumption in Türkiye in 2021 increased by 8.74% to 332.9 TWh, compared to the previous year. Electricity generation reached 334.7 TWh, increasing by 9.14%. 

Electricity consumption is expected to be 370 TWh in 2025 and 591 TWh in 2040 in the base scenario according to the Türkiye Electricity Demand Projection Report covering 2020-2040.

The shares of resources in electricity generation in 2021 were as follows: Coal: 30.9%, Natural gas: 33.2%, Hydropower: 16.7%, Wind: 9.4%, Solar: 4.2% from Geothermal: 3.2%, Other Sources: 2.4%.

By the end of October 2022, the installed capacity of Türkiye has reached 103,276 MW. 

 

As of the end of October 2022, the distribution of installed power by resources is as follows: 30.6% hydraulic, 24.5% natural gas, 21.1% coal, 10.9% wind, 8.8% solar, 1.6% geothermal and 2.5% other sources.

 

Additionally, as the end of the October 2022, number of electricity generation plants in our country has reached 11,276 (including unlicenced plants). The distribution of power plants by resources is as follows: 750 hydraulic, 68 coal, 358 wind, 63 geothermal, 344 natural gas, 9,203 solar and 490 other power plants.

Date of Update: 18 November 2022

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