With its potential and ease of use, solar energy has the opportunity to expand more easily than other renewable energy sources. Annual average of approximately 2975 hours with a sunshine duration Kilis is among the leading cities Turkey with this potential.
Solar energy is the radiation energy released by the fusion process in the nucleus of the sun. Especially with the use of solar energy technology developed after 1970s, solar energy systems decreased in terms of cost and can be widely used today. Today, in addition to the use of solar water heating, photovoltaic batteries also become widespread.
As of 2018, the installed power of Kilis is 8 MW. There are 5 electric power plants in total and the power plants in Kilis produce approximately 11 GW of electricity annually. In addition, 5 electrical power plants with a total installed power of 13.86 are under construction.