According to Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEİAŞ) data, in 2020 Turkey’s installed power generation capacity increased by 5% to 95,891 MW. Private sector generation facilities operating in the free market comprised the lion’s share with 67.5% of this amount, of which public generation plants accounted for a 22.3% share, and unlicensed plants had a 7.1% share in the total. The share of generation plants operating with the Build-Operate and the Build-Operate-Transfer model is 3.1%.
Of the installed power generation capacity, 32.3% consists of hydroelectric power plants, 26.8% of natural gas power plants, 21.2% of coal power plants, 9.2% of wind power plants, 7% of solar power plants and 3.6% of other renewable and thermal power plants.
The decision was taken to maintain the limit applied for the Last Resource Supply Tariff at 7 million kWh. In addition, with the decision taken at the end of 2020, the free consumer limit was reduced to 1,200 kWh.
At Enerji Piyasaları İşletme A.Ş. (Energy Markets Operations Inc.), the upper limit application on the market swap price was put in place with this figure to be twice the average price over the last 12 months starting from two months in advance, to be effective from October. This regulation restricted the ability of electricity producers to reflect their costs to their bid prices.