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New trends require visionary executives in energy

The renewable energy trend due to decarbonization efforts imposed by climate change has become one of main determinants in the energy sector. On the one hand, the energy industry is undergoing a substantial transformation across the world, including Turkey; on the other, it has a transformative effect on other sectors. This effect stems from the...

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Sanko Enerji invests in hybrid plants

Sanko Holding’s energy sector subsidiary, Sanko Enerji, says it will transform its existing power plants to hybrid plants with 100 MW (megawatt) solar power stations, according to Hakan Yildirim, CEO of Sanko Enerji. The company is also preparing to increase its total installed power to over 900MW by completing wind and geothermal investments which are...

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Renewable energy develops ‘antibodies’ against COVID-19

The renewable energy sector has overcome the COVID-19 crisis, according to Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez. Speaking at the ‘Past and Present of Renewable Energy’ meeting organized by Sabanci University’s Istanbul International Center for Energy and Climate (IICEC), Donmez said the global economy has passed through a serious bottleneck in the shadow...

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Enerjisa allocates TRY 1bn to ‘Energy of My Business’

Ersin Esenturk Enerjisa Head of Energy Retail Business Unit Ultimately, energy expenses are an important item in a sports clubs’ budget. The model we offer also contributes to financial sustainability for the clubs. ENERJISA, the joint venture of Sabanci Holding and Germany-based E.ON, has sealed a deal with Galatasaray SK (GS) covering the installation of...

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MW100 specifies top 100 electricity generation giants

The energy news platform Enerji Gunlugu and international consultancy company Kearney, have released their annual Largest Electricity Generation Companies report. The MW100- 2021 report, based on the Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (EPDK) data from December 31, 2020, was launched at an online meeting bringing together the major players in the sector. PUBLIC COMPANY EUAS TOPS...

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FIBA Group adds 4-new wind energy plants

Fiba Group has added four new wind energy plants with total 200MW capacity to its renewable energy portfolio. The group will now reach a total of 580MW capacity, 550MW from wind and 30MW from solar.Established by Fina Energy, an affiliate of FIBA Group, the wind power plants are based in Van, Balikesir, Yalova and Istanbul...

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Ankara seeking better terms to renew gas supply contracts

Ankara seeking better terms to renew gas supply contracts

Ankara expects gas suppliers to offer more competitive pricing and flexibility if they want to renew long-term contracts totaling 16 billion cubic meters a year, a senior energy ministry official said. More than a quarter of Turkey’s longterm gas contracts expire next year, including imports via pipeline from Russia’s Gazprom and Azerbaijan’s SOCAR and a...

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Suffering fuel sector gives up 24/7 service

Suffering fuel sector gives up 24/7 service

The measures taken against the pandemic have seriously disrupted economic life. While more actions are being taken in sectors that have a direct role in controlling the epidemic, especially health, other sectors, such as logistics, accommodation, on-site consumption, iron and steel, are still suffering. One of the areas where the slowdown has been felt hardest...

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Public sector’s domination in energy continues

Public sector’s domination in energy continues

International consulting firm Kearney and Enerji Gunlugu, the leading news source in the energy sector, has published the ‘MW100, Turkey’s Top 100 Electricity Producers Survey.’ Electrik Uretim Anonim Sirketi (EUAS) took first place among Turkey’s largest electricity producers list at 20,541 MWe while ENKA followed with 3,830 MWe and Enerjisa with 3,598 MWe. Other companies...