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Turkey seeking renewables industry with make-it-here rules

Turkey plans to implement incredibly strict rules on local content to boost the country's renewables industry with a tender for utility-scale renewable energy contracts, where winners will be required to build within Turkey.

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Turkey is seeking to become a manufacturing hub for the renewable-energy industry by implementing the world's strictest rules on local content.

The nation that straddles the European and Asian continents is opening itself to overseas investors in a tender for utility-scale renewable energy contracts. Winners will be required to build photovoltaic panels within Turkey.

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