Energy situation, future developments, energy saving, and energy efficiency in Turkey

Kaygusuz K.

ENERGY SOURCES, vol.21, no.5, pp.405-416, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00908319950014722
  • Journal Name: ENERGY SOURCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-416
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


This article presents a review of the present energy situation, technical potential of renewable energy resources, future policies in the energy sector, energy conservation studies in residential, industrial, transport and power sectors, and the efficient utilization of energy in Turkey. Some useful suggestions and recommendations are also presented. The present study shows that there is an important potential for renewable energy sources (biomass, hydropower, and solar) and energy saving capacity in Turkey.