Turkey Electricity Transmission Inc. broadcasted current data on Turkey’s total electricity production capacity. According to data, Turkey’s electricity production capacity increased by 3.890,8 MW during the first 7 months in 2016, to the level of 77.037,5 MW. In the same period, the solar-based electricity production capacity rose by 313,3 MW to 562,1 MW. The total of this power is produced by a number of 733 unlicensed electricity production plants. Turkey’s solar energy power had reached 248,8 MW as of Dec. 31, 2015 and 505,9 MW by June 30, 2016.