According to the decision of Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) on 24 May 2012, EPDK is planning to accept photovoltaic power plant licence for total installed capacity of 600MW for production capacity by June 2013.
The legislation required 12 months solar measurement for application for a production license. Currently, a number of companies undertaking measurement within the area which specified by EPDK.Map shows the area where EPDK will accept photovoltaic power plant licence
Under the legislation, photovoltaic power plant installation cannot be made on agricultural areas and land use is limited to 20 acres per MW. Applications to be made in June 2013, up to 600MW will be licensed but this figure will increase in the coming years, it is expected to be 3.000MW by 2023.Application Process
- Companies that had their allowances for the measurements shall request an appointment from General Directorate of Meteorology regarding the establishment. Within 15 days of the request General Directorate of Meteorology shall arrive to the designated area in order to complete its controls.