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Journal Article: Geothermal Activity In Turkey

Abstract
Turkey is located on the Alpine tectonic belt with many grabens, acidic volcanism, hydrothermal alteration zones, numerous hot springs and fumaroles. The data gathered indicate that Turkey has a high geothermal energy potential. Geothermal research began in the 1960s implemented by the Mineral Research and Exploration General Directorate (MTA). Exploration began at Denizli-Kizildere in 1968. Further studies revealed the field to be commercially exploitable and a geothermal power-plant with a capacity of 20 MW started electricity generation in 1984. Currently there are numerous fields being explored and developed for electrical and non-electrical uses.

Author 
Kadir Karul








Published Journal 
Geothermics, 1988





DOI 
10.1016/0375-6505(88)90086-7


 

Citation

Kadir Karul. 1988. Geothermal Activity In Turkey. Geothermics. (!) .