100 Tonne Gold Standard Wind Power Carbon Offset in Turkey
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GS ID: 905
Gold Standard Certified Project
Cagla Balci Eris
ACM0002 Grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources
Nov 15, 2018 ― Nov 14, 2025
Gold Standard for the Global Goals
ANNUAL ESTIMATED CREDITS
Galata Wind Enerji A.S. (GALATA) installed Sah WPP with 105 MWM/105 MWe installed capacity in Bandirma district of Balikesir and Karacabey district of Bursa, Turkey. The project WPP have 35 turbines of which 22 turbines are in Balikesir province, and 13 turbines are in Bursa province, each having an output of 3.0 MW. The total electricity production of the project is expected to be 341.275 MWh/year. Sah WPP has connected via a 35 km transmission line to the 154 kV Gobel Transformer Station and the generated electricity is supplied to Turkey’s national electricity grid.”
Wind Projects produce renewable energy to power homes and industry, keeping hundreds of thousands of tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere each year. Developing countries have experienced a rapid increase in the demand for electricity fuelled by economic growth over the past two decades. However, with demand outpacing the current supply, electricity shortages and increasingly regular power cuts are negatively affecting the economy and local livelihoods.
Wind turbines generate clean electricity, displacing energy generated from fossil fuels and reducing global emissions. They contribute to bridging the supply-demand electricity gap in developing countries and are an important investment in renewable energy. In addition to replacing electricity generated by fossil fuels, these projects provide opportunities for the next generation of renewable energy technicians by providing work and critical experience.
These projects meet growing demands with clean energy and helping drive a low carbon future and boost local economic development. They projects create steady jobs for the operation of the wind farm and pave the way for similar wind power projects in the region. This can include the construction of upgraded power transmission lines which reduces electricity losses and improves supply.
By reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions in electricity generation, wind projects make a significant contribution to climate action globally. Air pollutants such as sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and particles resulting from the electricity generation from fossil fuels are reduced. The projects can boost local small economies by creating local employment during both the construction and operational phases, stimulating climate skills technology in developing countries.
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