Turkey's energy regulator previously ruled (decision numbered 5709, dated 30 July 2015) that a total capacity of 2,000 MW would be reserved in the period up until 2020 for wind power pre-license applicants to connect to the grid. The deadline for making wind power plant pre-license applications has now been extended from October 2016 to April 2017.

Previously, the deadlines for submitting wind power plant pre-license applications to the Energy Markets Regulatory Authority were 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 October 2016. These deadlines have now been extended to 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 April 2017.

The Energy Markets Regulatory Authority's decision dated 8 September 2016 numbered 6471-1, was published in Official Gazette number 29827 on 10 September 2016. Please see this link for the full text of the Decision (only available in Turkish).

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