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A SWOT Analysis for Offshore Wind Energy Development: Turkey Case

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Climate Change and Ocean Renewable Energy (CCORE 2022)

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The increasing energy need and climate change crisis force countries to seek alternative energy sources. In the last decade, there is a dramatic increase in the investment of renewable energy systems globally. In the renewable energy systems one of the leading energy systems is wind energy. Although current installations of wind energy mostly compose of onshore wind energy systems, offshore counterparts are raising attention recently. In this study, offshore wind development in European and Asian countries is reviewed and a Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis for Turkey in terms of an investment on offshore wind is applied. The analysis showed that there are many opportunities and strengths that overcome weaknesses and threats for Turkey to deploy offshore wind on their seas.

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Öztürk, S. (2023). A SWOT Analysis for Offshore Wind Energy Development: Turkey Case. In: Haddout, S., Krishnamoorthy Lakshmi, P., Hoguane, A.M. (eds) Climate Change and Ocean Renewable Energy. CCORE 2022. Springer Proceedings in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-26967-7_5

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