Turkey installed 4,136 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity in the first eight months of 2013, the country's energy ministry said.
More than 30 thermal power plants with a combined capacity of 2,166 MW were installed during the review period, accounting for 52.37% of the new capacity, data published on the website of the ministry showed.
The share of hydropower plants in the newly added capacity stood at 36.23%, with 67 plants of 1,499 MW. As many as 29 wind farms with total capacity of 343.55 MW were built through August.
Also, two geothermal power plants with a total capacity of 77 MW, two waste heat power plants of 20.5 MW, three biogas power plants of 12.7 MW and four biomass plants of 13.3 MW were installed in the first eight months of the year.