Turkey is one of the leading countries in the world in the use of solar water heating for domestic systems.

It ranks fourth in the water collector capacity in the world after China, USA and Germany.

The systems are mostly used in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions. Total energy production is 768,000 toe (tonnes of oil equivalent), which represents about 0.6% of the country’s primary energy supply.

The industry is well developed, with high-quality manufacturing and export capacity. The number of companies is around 100 and the annual manufacturing capacity is 750,000 square meters.