E-Newsletter No : 06


No: 06 - February 2017

“Electricity Distribution Sector Developed in a Positive Direction After Privatization”
Mustafa Yılmaz, Chairman of Republic of Turkey Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) stated that, after privatization, many positive developments have been recorded in the electricity distribution sector. Yılmaz, underlined that, these positive developments must be explained precisely to the public and said, “The sector will make investments worth more than 18 billion TL until 2020.”
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Turkey's Leading Energy Company Zorlu
Takes Over Shares of Osmangazi DSO
Zorlu Energy, took over shares of Osmangazi electricity companies for $360 million. With this share transfer, Zorlu Energy Group is going to provide electricity distribution service to more than 1.5 million consumers in the distribution region, including Eskişehir, Bilecik, Uşak, Afyon and Kütahya provinces. This region has the share of 4% in Turkey's electricity consumption.
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Offshore Wind : Cornerstone for Energy Independent Europe
Along with the developments in renewable energy, wind energy is getting stronger across the globe. Offshore wind stands out with the support and R&D projects. According to EU Result Magazine offshore wind is considered as a cornerstone of an energy independent Europe. As European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) figures show, in 2015, Europe counted over 3.000 offshore wind turbines in 82 farms spanning 11 countries, for a total of 10.39 GW of wind energy capacity. By 2020, this figure is expected to grow to 23.5 GW. The association also states that it could save Europe some EUR 18 billion on fuel imports.
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An Assessment Of Incentive Regulation In Electricity Networks: The Story So Far
By: Haikel Khalfallah

Network regulation is playing an active role in a context of restructuring energy systems for long term transition to a smart grid. Regulation of network companies’ activities should consider both cost efficiency objectives and other objectives such as quality and network innovation.
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Source: AA/ “Turkey's electricity imports in 2016 down by 17%”
February 17-18, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey

January 31- February 02 2017 / San Diego, CA

New and Renewable Energy Resources for Sustainable Future
February 02-04, 2017/ India

Middle East Electricity
February 14-16, 2017 / Dubai World Center

International Smart Cities Conference 2
March 01, 2017/ ATO Congresium, Ankara, Turkey

Electrical Vehicle Congress (EEVC 2017)
March 14-16, 2017/Geneva
International Clean Coal Summit
March 22-23, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey

Power&Electricity World Africa 2017
March 28- 29, 2017/Johannesburg

19. Electric Power Conference&Exhibition
April 10-13, 2017/Chicago

5th International Istanbul Smart Grids and Cities Congress and Fair ICSG Istanbul 2017
April 19-21, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey

23rd International Energy & Environment Fair & Conference
May 03-05, 2017/Istanbul, Turkey