GE Renewable Energy and Kalyon to power Turkey with 1.3 GW solar projects

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by Kalyon to deliver its Flexinverter solar power station technology for the 270 MW Karapinar phase II-A and 810 MW Karapinar phase II-B solar plant in the country. The scope of work includes design, engineering, project management, site management and commissioning. The project is located in Konya Karapinar province and is expected to reach commercial operations by December 2022.

GE Renewable Energy has already completed the commissioning of the FLexinverter solar power station technology for the 267 MW Karapinar phase I solar plant.

The Karapinar solar power plant is part of the first solar YEKA tender launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Energy. It will enable the energy transition in the country and beyond, by helping the country to continue the expansion of renewable energy resources and commission 10 GW of solar capacity between 2017 – 2027, according to the IEA, and by supporting Kalyon to deliver more renewable energy to the world.

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