Turkey: First solar projects from Kostal and CW Enerji realized

9/30/17, 11:01 AM -

Despite political turmoil, legal unsecurity and tensions with Europe the partnership between Kostal Solar Electric and CW Enerji shows successes in Turkey. Two commercial rooftop PV installations have been realized and the pipeline is over 30 MW.

 For an on-roof system of a cooling house in Antalya, 9 Piko inverters with an output of 200 kW were installed
For an on-roof system of a cooling house in Antalya, 9 Piko inverters with an output of 200 kW were installed.

Recently, the first two projects have been launched, Kostal announced. For an on-roof system of a cooling house in Antalya, 9 Piko inverters with an output of 200 kW were installed. In Bucak, Burdur, a further solar rooftop installation with almost 550 kW and 24 inverters from Kostal was put into operation.

9 Piko inverters were installed for the 200 kW on-roof solar installation in Antalya.

Further projects with 4 MW in the implementation phase

Further projects with a total output of 4 MW and a total of around 200 Piko inverters are currently in the implementation phase.  These include also ground-mounted photovoltaic systems. In addition, plants with a total of 30 MW are planned.

24 Piko inverters were installed for the 550 kW installation in Burdur.

Partnership just started last year

"We are very happy to cooperate with such a reliable partner as CW Enerji. Jointly, we will further expand photovoltaics in Turkey", says Konstantinos Floros, CEO of Kostal Solar Electric Turkey. The partnership between with CW Enerji was concluded last year. Already since 2010, CW Enerji has been active as a production and service company in the photovoltaic sector. "Since then, we have already been able to implement far more than 50 MW solar systems. With the inverters from Kostal, we offer our customers high quality and on top local contact persons", explains Tarik Sarvan, Managing Director of CW Enerji. (HCN)

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More useful information:

http://www.pveurope.eu/News/Markets-Money/Turkey-No-clear-government-strategy-for-renewables-especially-for-solar

http://www.pveurope.eu/Products/Solar-Generator/Inverter/Kostal-s-Piko-36-EPC-the-inverter-for-large-projects