Based on the data of electric energy generation and consumption of the Turkish electric energy sector as of the end of 2017, it is observed that total electricity consumption increased by 5,5% year-on-year and reached 289.980 GWh in parallel with the economic growth, while electricity generation reached 290.546 GWh with a rise of 7,6% in parallel with this development. As of the end of 2017, Turkey has an installed capacity of 83.275 MW.
Based on the distribution of installed capacity in Turkey in 2017, it is observed that 31,6% is provided from natural gas, 22,1% from coal, 32,7% from hydro, 7,8% from wind, 2,9% from solar and 2,9% from other sources.
While İSKEN, one of the companies of OYAK engaging in activities in the electric energy sector, is one of the largest international investments of our country in this sector, it is also one of the largest thermal power plants of our country with its net installed capacity of 1.210 MW (605x2). With an approximate annual generation of 9 thousand GWh, the facility met 3,1% of the electricity need of Turkey in 2017.