Justin Vela

Turkey’s green energy village…

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Istanbul- Last week I published a story on green energy in Turkey with EurasiaNet.org

Turkey: Betting on Wind Power, One Village at a Time

The story focuses on the rural village of Akbiyik in Turkey’s Western Bursa province, which has high hopes for a windmill it built to provide green energy.

From the story:

Akbiyik, a village with 365 residents in Turkey’s western Bursa province, has a head start on the country’s plans to increase domestic energy production. The reason is simple — it has a wind turbine and villagers eager to capitalize on a government push toward alternative energies.

Read the full article with a photo essay here. 

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Written by Justin Vela

October 30, 2011 at 4:01 pm

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