Role of the clean energy potential for energy savings and air pollution control in Turkey

Kaygusuz K., KARGI H., KAYGUSUZ A.

ENERGY SOURCES, vol.18, no.8, pp.885-901, 1996 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00908319608908820
  • Journal Name: ENERGY SOURCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Applied Science & Technology Source, Environment Index, Public Affairs Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.885-901
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


This article begins with a brief review of the technical potential, the regional distribution, and the air pollution effects of all fossil energy sources as well as of all clean and renewable energy sources that could be used in Turkey. Air pollution levels due to fossil fuel consumption are examined. In this context, the role of clean energy sources is indicated.