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Azem Yildirim

Energy Analyst - Türkiye

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Azem joined Ember in 2022 as an Energy Analyst focusing on the decarbonization of Türkiye’s electricity system using data. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris, and another one in Economics & Political Science from Columbia University.

Prior to joining Ember, Azem worked in the Istanbul-based think-tank EDAM. Outside of work, Azem enjoys playing the drums and writing short stories.

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The south can unlock Türkiye’s solar ambitions

As the hydro-rich eastern Türkiye reeled from two droughts in five years, a surge in wind and solar helped cushion the blow. Solar potential in southern provinces is key to achieving steady renewable electricity growth.

  • Europe
  • Türkiye (Turkey)
  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Hydro