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In the Context of Energy Policy on Turkey; Evaluation of Environmental Impact of Hydroelectric Power Plants (HPP)



    () (Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Atatürk University)


    () (Aegean Forestry Research Institute, Forest Ecology and Soil Department)


The way to become a powerful state in today?s world passes through having a robust economy and using of underground-overground resources efficient. In parallel with rapid population growth, urbanization and socio-economic development, need for electric energy of Turkey increases rapidly. Increasing of electricity need causes the growing importance of Hydroelectric Power Plants (HPP) in terms of being renewable and cheap.In the study, impacts of Hydroelectric power plants, which are brought state policy into overcoming energy deficit in Turkey, on flora and fauna,socio-economic structure and climate have been discussed. In addition, following the legal operation process of HPP, hydroelectric energy policy in Turkey has been examined HPP in private

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  • Metin Demir & Mehmet Guven, 2015. "In the Context of Energy Policy on Turkey; Evaluation of Environmental Impact of Hydroelectric Power Plants (HPP)," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 2804824, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:sek:iacpro:2804824

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    Energy policy; Renewable energy; Hydroelectric power plant (HPP); Turkey;

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    • Q25 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Water

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