Feasibility study of an offshore wind farm in the Aegean Sea, Turkey

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Title: Feasibility study of an offshore wind farm in the Aegean Sea, Turkey
Authors: Satir, MertMurphy, FionnualaMcDonnell, Kevin
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9209
Date: Jan-2018
Abstract: Offshore wind power technology holds the potential for tackling major problems associated with energy and climate change as well as triggering economic growth and providing employment opportunities. Offshore wind power has the potential to play a key role for Turkey in achieving stated 2023 energy targets due to the country's favourable geographic location and coastline. However, there are currently no offshore wind farm projects in Turkey. The aim of this study is to determine the feasibility of an offshore wind farm in the Turkish seas. Prior to that, offshore wind market in the EU is reviewed, and the current status regarding the wind power market and supporting mechanisms are reviewed regarding the situation in Turkey. A location is proposed in the Aegean Sea, based on consideration of wind speeds and other factors. Technical analysis is conducted with the use of windPro software, and potential annual energy production of the proposed project is calculated. Combined with the economic analysis, feasibility of such an offshore wind farm is discussed. Issues with the current supporting mechanism are identified, and solutions are proposed for the future development of offshore wind farms in Turkey.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier
Journal: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Volume: 81
Issue: 2
Start page: 2552
End page: 2562
Copyright (published version): 2017 Elsevier
Keywords: Offshore wind powerFeasibility studyAegean Sea
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.063
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Institute of Food and Health Research Collection
Biosystems and Food Engineering Research Collection

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