METU is the leading institution in Turkey in renewable energy, sustainability and environmental issues in terms of funded research projects and publications. Total volume of national and international projects (about energy and sustainability) is approximately 40 million $. Several researches about renewable energy are conducted by different centers of METU some of these centers are:
• Solar Energy Research and Application Center,
• METU Center for Wind Energy,
• Center of Science and Technology Policies,
• Science and Society Research Center.