Turkish coal-fired generation increased in August, up 8.3% y-o-y

Turkish power generation declined slightly in August to 27.9TWh, although still was 6.6% higher y-o-y. However the annual rise was much lower than July’s increase of 16.4%. Thermal power generation declined by 2.9% m-o-m to 20.1TWh in August due to fall in lignite- and gas-fired output, but still was 9.9% higher y-o-y. Coal-fired generation increased to 5.5TWh, up 3.6% m-o-m and up 8.3% y-o-y.  Lignite-fired power output totalled 3.5TWh, down 10.5% m-o-m but still was 1.2% higher y-o-y. Gas-fired generation reached 10.8TWh, down 3.5% m-o-m but still was 13.5% higher y-o-y. Renewable generation increased to 8TWh in August, up 5.4% … Continue reading Turkish coal-fired generation increased in August, up 8.3% y-o-y