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Agaoglu of Turkey Targets 1,000 MW Power Capacity by 2015

March 01, 2012

Turkey’s Agaoglu Group, which has interests in construction, tourism and energy, will set up power plants with a total capacity of 1,000 megawatts by 2015, including 700 megawatts of wind farms, chairman Ali Agaoglu said.

Agaoglu bought seven turbines from Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS), the world’s biggest wind-turbine maker, to add 21 megawatts at two plants, which have a total capacity of 126 megawatts, in northwestern and southern Turkey, Agaoglu said at a news conference in Istanbul today.

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