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EMRA Released Methods and Rules For Unlicensed GES Applications

Legislation   Renewables (HEPP, Wind, Solar, Biofuel)   Other Renewables


It will facilitate installation of 10 kW (included) and below capacity roof type solar energy systems. 10 kW below roof type solar energy systems will be connected to network at the calibration point of related consumption facility

Quality Management Seminar to be Held in İstanbul Under the Cooperation of Japan Establishments



In the Seminar to be organized on January 24-25, 2018 under the cooperation of Nuclear Industry Clustering (NÜKSAK) and JAIF & JICC (Japan Atomic Industrial Forum & Japan International Cooperation Center), information will be furnished on participation in product and supply chain in nuclear power plant projects

Infrastructure Investments General Directorate (AYGM), Canal Istanbul Project

Ports   Speeches   Highways   Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)   Transportation


Transportation Minister Arslan: “The 45 km Küçükçekmece-Sazlıdere-Durusu corridor has been determined as the routing of Canal Istanbul Project.”

World Bank Publishes the Economic Expectations Report

Reports   Macro Indicators


The expected growth for the global economy is revised upwards to 3 percent for 2017, 3.1 percent for 2018, and 3.0 percent for 2019. The performance of developed countries were particularly effective in the upward revision of global growth expectations. The expectations of the United States, Eurozone and Japan were raised. The expected growth for developing and emerging economies were revised only for 2017 The expected growth of Turkey for 2017 was raised to 6.7 percent World Bank Head Economist Ohnsorge: "We expect the cost of global funding to increase. This may affect the borrowing costs for countries such as Turkey which are heavily dependent on financial flows. The actual challenge is to sustain growth at a time of stricter funding conditions."

Ağaoğlu Enerji Signs an Agreement for Turbines with the German company Nordex for Balıkesir WPP

Renewables (HEPP, Wind, Solar, Biofuel)   Other Renewables


Hakkı Ağaoğlu, the Chairman of Ağaoğlu Energy Group: "Our 450-MW project in Sertavul, Konya, at the stage of licensing, which will be Turkey's largest WPP project with a single site, will increase the installed capacity of Ağaoğlu Energy Group to 1000 MW by 2020. Thus, we will invest approximately 5 billion TL in renewable energy"...

Siemens Opens a Low Voltage Shaltgear Manufacturing Plant in Gebze

Company News


Siemens AG Board Member Klaus Helmrich: "We believe that the Integrated Manufacturing Plants of Siemens will play a leading role in digital development of Turkey with the advanced technology and innovation-oriented solutions and practices that they offer." Siemens Turkey Chairman and Chief Executive (CEO) Hüseyin Geliş: "The investment amount of our integrated manufacturing plants in Turkey has reached € 65 million. The production technology and capacity of our new Low-Voltage Switchgear Manufacturing Plant is designed to respond any demand from the market in the fastest way. We improve manufacturing processes and provide organizations with advantages with out innovative solutions in Gebze."

Cengiz İnşaat Completed Road Construction in Sarajevo

Abroad   Company News


Cengiz İnşaat Director of Projects Abroad Utku Gök, "Cengiz İnşaat has participated in the tender as the only Turkish company with qualification certificate after the scrutiny on motroway project we realized in Bulgaria. In this tender, we competed with European giant companies. We were awarded all three tenders. We have completed the work on 355 million Euro below of set budget of 369 million Euro. Motorway starting in Budapest, capital city of Hungary crosses through Bosnia proceeds towards Adriatic coast. Of the Motorway, 360 km is through Bosnia. We, Cengiz İnşaat, completed 20 km of this".

Contacts Made by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek in China

Loans   Speeches   Abroad


Şimşek having realized a meeting between delegations with China’s Deputy Prime Minister Wang Yang, also came together with the officials of economy and finance institutions – Şimşek will conduct bilateral talks with prominent companies of China in the fields of energy, electronics and technology – ICBC’s Chairman of the Board Yi Huiman stated during the meeting that they attribute great importance to major scale projects in Turkey particularly in the areas of infrastructure and energy…

TCDD’s Halkalı-Kapıkule Railway Project

Railways   Transportation


Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communication Arslan said, "Consultancy tender of the project to be conducted on November 28. We plan to launch construction tender within two months. We hope to start construction process in the second half of next year when the IPA Fund processes completed."

Minister of Transport Ahmet Arslan's Visit to Brussels

Speeches   Railways   International Relations


Minister Arslan attended the High-Level Dialogue Meeting on Transport Policy between Turkey and European Union with Violeta Bulc, the EU Commission Member in Charge of Transport Minister Arslan: "I hope that the problems will be resolved soon thanks to regular meetings to be organized under High-Level Transport Dialogue mechanism, which has gained another momentum today. We will become much more powerful when İstanbul Airport is built. We shared with EU, our most prominent partner in aviation, our intention to maintain our cooperation with them. Turkey and European Union are aware of the fact that this is in the interests of both sides. Both sides know that the distance to be covered on the matters of aviation will trigger positive effects in other fields as well."

Inauguration of First Turkish Capital Investment Bank Dome Group Made in London With Participation of Prime Minister Yıldırım

International Relations   Other News


Main mission of Dome founded by Doğuş+Fiba Holding partnership, the inauguration of which also participated by Ferit Şahenk and Murat Özyeğin, will be to attract long term foreign capital investments to Turkey, to protect interest of Turkish companies in international investment circles, to act as bridge between investment centers and Turkish companies

INTES, 177th Traditional Meeting

Speeches   Conferances   Research


Intes President Koloğlu: “The employment of Turkish workers abroad is not yet at desired levels. İŞKUR contracts signed with Turkish workers have to be arranged in accordance with the provisions of the international special law. Incentives for employment have to be simplified and has to be arranged in a manner to be applied for registered employers.”

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