News & Announcements


02.07.2020

Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation and Transmission Symposium

The Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation and Transmission Symposium was held on February 24, 2020 in Ankara. Held in 4 sessions, the event focused on current trends and new technologies on energy efficiency wthin the context of electricity tr.. [...]

09.04.2020

CS01c Efficiency Measurement Methods Training

Energy efficiency training, held in March under Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project, focused on efficiency measurement methods for hydropower plants and equipments. The methods covered in training will be followed by on-site exercise.. [...]

09.04.2020

CS02a Seminar on Electricity Exchange and Market Surveillance

Seminar on Electricity Exchange and Market Surveillance was held in Ankara on 27th – 28th February, 2020 under Energy Markets Development project. Focusing on topics such as the future of Turkish Electricity Exchange and market survelliance; .. [...]

09.04.2020

CS01c Training on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Modelling and Reverse Engineering

The Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project training, held on January 27 - 29, 2020 in Ankara, offered an introductory look into a number of methods utilised under the project activities like "Computational Fluid Dynamics", modelling and.. [...]

24.02.2020

CS02a Turkish Natural Gas Market Workshop

Turkish Natural Gas Market Workshop was held under Energy Markets Development Project in Ankara on January 27, 2020. Focusing on possible long term developments in the Turkish natural gas sector, the event offered a platform for discussion on top.. [...]

24.02.2020

CS01d Training on Battery Integration in a Grid with DigSilent Software

The last training under Energy Storage Systems project was held on January 9-10, 2020 in Ankara. With 6 different exercises, the training offered participants a chance to apply their learning on battery integration to a grid using DigSilent Sof.. [...]

05.01.2020

Symposium Call for Papers

A call for papers was announced for the "Energy Efficiency Symposium on Electricity Transmission and Generation" that is expected to be held under IPA Projects in February 2020. Click now for more information on how to participate. (Available i.. [...]

05.01.2020

CS03 Training for the Implementation of Supply and Demand Modules and Scenarios

Building upon the previous trainings under Long Term Energy Planning and Scenarios project, "Training for the Implementation of Supply and Demand Modules and Scenarios" was held on December 16 - 20, 2019 in Ankara. All training topics were suppleme.. [...]

05.01.2020

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Suat Uğurlu)

Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project has concluded both the efficiency test equipment installations and the efficiency tests themselves during 7-day stay at Suat Uğurlu Hydropower Plant. [...]

05.01.2020

CS03 Site Visit to Belgium & The Netherlands

The Netherlands and Belgium site visit programme was held under Long Term Energy Planning and Scenarios project, with 11 meetings including a visit to ENTSO-E offices. [...]

05.01.2020

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Gezende)

15 NOVEMBER 2019 Efficiency monitoring system installations in Gezende Hydropower Plant, under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project, was concluded. [...]

05.01.2020

CS01d Energy Economics Training

"Energy Economics Training" was held under Energy Storage System project. The training offered an introduction to energy economics with concepts, models and actors. [...]

28.10.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Keban & Kralkızı)

21 - 25 OCTOBER 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Keban and Kralkızı Hydropower Plants to carry out efficiency performance tests. [...]

28.10.2019

NCS-03 Microsoft Virtualization Training and Training on Measurement of Value and Quantity in Natural Gas

"Microsoft Virtualization Training" and "Training on Measurement of Value and Quantity in Natural Gas" were held under Energy Sector Capacity Building Project on October 21 - 25, 2019. [...]

28.10.2019

CS01c Austria Site Visit

Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project held a site visit in Salzburg, Austria on October 21 - 25, 2019. After having toured Limberg ve Schwarzach Powerplants, the project team concluded the programme with a visit and meeting at Pöyry o.. [...]

28.10.2019

CS01d TEIAS Substation Site Visit

Analysis on Energy Storage Systems Project visited TEİAŞ Kumlimanı Substation on October 22, 2019 to carry out pre-feasibility studies to install a battery system. The project activities here targets security of supply improvements. [...]

28.10.2019

CS01d Workshop on Preliminary Market Research and Feasibility Study Results

"Workshop on Preliminary Market Research and Feasibility Study Results" was held on October 21, 2019 in Ankara under Analysis on Energy Storage Systems Project. [...]

28.10.2019

NCS-03 Microsoft SQL Management and Query Training

"Microsoft SQL Management and Query Training" was held under Energy Sector Capacity Building Project on October 14 - 18, 2019 in Ankara. [...]

17.10.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits

1 - 10 OCTOBER 2019 4 new hydropower plants have been added to Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project, bringing the total number of plants being assessed for energy efficiency to 18. Efficiency monitoring system installations were c.. [...]

17.10.2019

CS02a Training on Gas Trading and Pricing

Training on Gas Trading and Pricing was held under the Energy Markets Development Project on October 9 - 11, 2019. All training documents are now available on project website . [...]

14.10.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Gezende)

4 OCTOBER 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Gezende Hydropower Plant to install vibration monitoring systems. [...]

14.10.2019

CS02a Seminar on Ancillary Services and Transmission Congestion Management

"Seminar on Ancillary Services and Transmission Congestion Management" was held under Energy Markets Development Project on September 27th, 2019 in Ankra. All documents from the event are available on the project website . [...]

14.10.2019

CS02a Training on Risk Management in Gas Trading

"Training on Risk Management in Gas Trading" was held in Ankara on September 25 - 27th, 2019 under Energy Markets Development Project. Visit project website for more information on the project activities. [...]

23.09.2019

CS01e EMT Training

EMT Training under the Technical Review, Analysis and Assessment of Energy Efficiency on Transmission Grids Project was held on September 17 - 19, 2019. The training focused on electromagnetic transients. [...]

16.09.2019

CS02a Training on Auctions on Grid Capacity Allocation

"Training on Auctions on Grid Capacity Allocation" was held on September 9 - 11, 2019 in Ankara under Energy Markets Development Project. The training offered detailed information on topics such as cross-border capacity auctions and storage capacit.. [...]

16.09.2019

CS01e Working Group

Technical Review, Analysis and Assessment of Energy Efficiency on Transmission Grids Project working groups has focused on insulation coordination and determination of security distances in a three-day event held on September 10 - 12, 2019. The day.. [...]

14.08.2019

CS02a Training on the Preparation of Network Development Plans

The Energy Markets Development Project Training on the Preparation of Network Development Plans was held on August 6-8 th , 2019 at BOTAŞ training premise in Ankara. All training documents are available at the project website.  Click now.. [...]

29.07.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kılıçkaya)

26 JULY 2019 A plant efficiency performance test was held at Kılıçkaya Hydropower Plant under Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. [...]

29.07.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Hasan Uğurlu)

24 - 25 JULY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Hasan Uğurlu Hydropower Plant to carry out efficiency performance tests using acoustic flow measurement method. [...]

29.07.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Altınkaya)

22 - 23 JULY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Altınkaya Hydropower Plant to carry out efficiency performance tests using acoustic flow measurement method. [...]

29.07.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kapulukaya)

19 JULY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Kapulukaya Hydropower Plant to carry out turbine efficiency tests. [...]

11.07.2019

CS01d Battery Technical Specifications Training

Battery Technical Specifications Training under the Analysis of Energy Storage Systems project was held on July 10 - 11 th , 2019 in Ankara. The training offered an in-depth look into BESS projects and covered a number of topics from main tech.. [...]

11.07.2019

CS02a Electricity Exchange Workshop

Electricity Exchange Workshop was held in Ankara on July 5th, 2019 under Energy Markets Development Project. Visit project website for event press release and workshop documents. [...]

11.07.2019

CS02a Power Exchange and Balancing Power Market Seminar

Power Exchange and Balancing Power Market Seminar was held in Ankara on July 4th, 2019 under Energy Markets Development Project. Visit project website for the more information on the project: https://www.epgprojesi.com [...]

11.07.2019

CS02a Milan Study Visit

Energy Market Development Project was visiting Milan between June 17 - 21st, 2019 to study the Italian natural gas market. For more information on the project and site visit programme - which included visits to the market's biggest player ENI,.. [...]

11.07.2019

CS03 Energy Modelling Training

The fourth energy modelling training under Long Term Energy Planning and Scenarios was held on June 17-21 st , 2019 in Ankara. Building on the previous introductionary training to GAMS interface, the training focused on incorporating variables.. [...]

20.06.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kapulukaya & Suat Uğurlu)

11 - 14 JUNE 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Kapulukaya and Suat Uğurlu hydropower plants to install efficiency monitoring systems. [...]

31.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Aslantaş & Dicle & Batman)

17 - 29 MAY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Aslantaş, Dicle ve Batman hydropower plants to carry out dye dilution tests to monitor the plants' efficiency performances. [...]

30.05.2019

Consulting Services for Enhancing Visibility of IPA 2013 Projects Outputs and Raising Public Awareness on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Consulting Services for Enhancing Visibility of IPA 2013 Projects Outputs and Raising Public Awareness on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency contract was signed today with Reta Reklamcılık ve Tanıtım Limited Şirketi. [...]

28.05.2019

CS02a Technical Meeting on Market Coupling

Energy Market Development Project has held a technical meeting on market coupling of Turkey and its neighbours. Click now for all project events and trainings. [...]

28.05.2019

CS02a Guarantees of Origin Workshop

Guarantees of Origin Workshop for Energy Markets Development Project was held on May 28th, 2019 in Ankara. More information on the project and the project events is available at the project website. [...]

28.05.2019

CS02a Seminar on Influence of Renewable Support Mechanisms on Competitive Wholesale Markets and Non-Renewable Generation

Energy Markets Development Project held a Seminar on Influence of Renewable Support Mechanisms on Competitive Wholesale Markets and Non-Renewable Generation in Ankara on May 16 th , 2019 with representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Natural .. [...]

28.05.2019

CS02a Electricity Market Workshop

Electricity Market Workshop was held under the Energy Markets Development Project in Ankara on May 15 th , 2019 with representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, EPİAŞ, TEİAŞ, BOTAŞ and EMRA. More information on the event.. [...]

12.05.2019

EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center

G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center Project contract was signed on May 10 th , 2019 with the tender winner KoçSistem. Expected to last 44 weeks, the project will replace the internet portal system and and survey module used by the Ministry.. [...]

10.05.2019

CS02a Workshop on Natural Gas Market and Continuous Trading Platform

The Workshop on Natural Gas Market and Continuous Trading Platform under the Energy Market Development project was held on May 8 - 9 th , 2019 in Ankara. Among the key issues discussed on the event were institutional structure, price formation, mar.. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Çatalan)

25 - 26 APRIL 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Çatalan hydropower plant to carry out efficiency tests. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Alparslan 1)

16 - 19 APRIL 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project tested turbine efficiency at Alparslan 1 hydropower plant. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Aslantaş & Çatalan)

8 - 12 APRIL 2019 Efficiency monitoring systems were installed to Aslantaş and Çatalan hydropower plants under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Çatalan & Gezende)

10 APRIL 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project was at Çatalan and Gezende hydropower plants for condition assessment studies on mechanical equipment. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits

20 - 28 MARCH 2019 Monitoring system installations in 3 different hydropower plants - Alparslan 1, Batman and Dicle - were carried out under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kılıçkaya)

18 MARCH 2019 An acoustic flow meter was installed at Kılıçkaya Hydropower Plant for monitoring purposes under Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Dicle)

19 - 20 FEBRUARY 2019 Turbine and mechanical equipment inspections were held at Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project site visit to Dicle Hydropower Plant. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Batman)

18 - 19 FEBRUARY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project has held a site visit to Batman Hydropower Plant to inspect plant's turbines, butterfly valves, compressors, diesel generators. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Alparslan 1)

15 - 16 FEBRUARY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project was at Alparslan 1 Hydropower Plant to inspect the plant's mechanical equipment. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kılıçkaya)

11 FEBRUARY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project visited Kılıçkaya hydropower plant under the project's site visit programme. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Hasan Uğurlu)

7 FEBRUARY 2019 Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation carried out mechanical equipment assessment studies is Hasan Uğurlu Hydropower Plant. The site visit was accompanied by Katsuyuki Fukui from World Bank. [...]

07.05.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Suat Uğurlu)

5 FEBRUARY 2019 Mechanical assessment studies on ventilation unit, drainage system, cooling system etc. on Suat Uğurlu HPP were carried out under Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. [...]

05.04.2019

CS01f Site Visits

Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission project held its first evaluations at BOTAŞ Mucur Compressor Station in a site visit on March 27th, 2019. [...]

27.03.2019

EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center - Request for Bids - Addendum No. 3

Addendum No.3 for Request for Bids for EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center is now available. Please click the following link for more information: Addendum 3   [...]

27.03.2019

CS01f - Kick-off Meeting

Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission Project has kicked-off with a meeting at BOTAŞ (Petroleum Pipeline Corporation) Yapracık Facilities, followed right after with a site visit to BOTAŞ Çorum and Kırşehir Compressor Stations. The project a.. [...]

22.03.2019

EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center - Request for Bids - Addendum No. 2

Addendum No.2 for Request for Bids for EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center and "Replies to Queries and Clarifications regarding the Request for Bids" are now available. Please click the following links for more information: .. [...]

19.03.2019

EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center - Request for Bids - Addendum No. 1

Addendum No. 1 for Request for Bids for EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center has been published. For more information please click below:​ Addendum 1 [...]

08.02.2019

Procurement Notice for EU-IPA13/G-SI-01 Establishment of Energy Data Center

The procurement notice for the project titled " Supply and Installation for Establishment of Energy Data Center " has been published. Bids will be received by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources General Directorate of Foreign Relations and.. [...]

04.02.2019

CS03 Energy Modelling Training II

Long Term Energy Scenarios and Capacity Building project held its second training on January 28 - February 1, 2019 in Ankara. The training included energy sector modelling tools, energy supply models, data requirements and QA/QC procedures, as wel.. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01d EES Modelling Training

Analysis of Energy Storage Systems Project held an EES Modeling Training on January 29 - 30, 2019 in Ankara. The training included several sessions on optimum battery size determination, arbitrage assessment etc. and an applied training on Excel. T.. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Altınkaya)

31 JANUARY - 1 FEBRUARY 2019 Turbines and mechanical equipments screenings began under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project site visit programme with a visit to Altınkaya Hydropower Plant. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Obruk)

28 - 29 JANUARY 2019 Turbine equipments were screened druing the Obruk Hydropower Plant site visit under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Altınkaya)

28 JANUARY 2019 Electrical equipment assessments including turbine speed measurement studies were carried out in Altınkaya Hydropower Plant during a site visit.  [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Suat Uğurlu)

25 JANUARY 2019 A site visit to inspect the electrical equipment at Suat Uğurlu Hydropower Plant was held under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Hasan Uğurlu)

24 JANUARY 2019 A site visit to Hasan Uğurlu Hydropower Plant was held under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. The visit assessed the status of electrical equipment in the plant.  [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Sır)

23 JANUARY 2019 The Sır Hydropower Plant site visit under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project carried out inspections on security systems, main transformer and generator in the plant. [...]

04.02.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Karkamış)

22 JANUARY 2019 A site visit was held at Karkamış Hydropower Plan for electricity equipment assessment studies under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project. [...]

31.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kılıçkaya)

21 JANUARY 2019 Electricity equipment assessment studies were held at Kılıçkaya Hydropower Plant under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation. [...]

30.01.2019

CS01f Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission

Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission Project's contract was signed with DNV GL Energy Turkey on 30.01.2019. The project will be carrying out energy consumption and system management optimisation studies in natural gas transmission system. [...]

29.01.2019

Ali'nin Enerji Serüveni (Ali's Energy Adventure)

The second issue of “Ali’nin Enerji Serüveni” (“Ali’s Energy Adventure”), which was prepared for children to raise awareness on energy resources, electricity generation, environment-energy nexus and energy efficiency, was distributed to students be.. [...]

21.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Obruk & Dicle)

19 JANUARY 2019 The site visit programme under CS01c Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project continued over the weekend. The electrical equipment of Obruk HPP and Dicle HPP were assessed during the visits. [...]

21.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Batman)

18 JANUARY 2019 A site visit to Batman Hydropower Plant was held under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project  programme. The visit assessed the plant's electrical equipment. As the 5 th stop in the programme, the Batman Hydropo.. [...]

21.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Karkamış)

17 JANUARY 2019 Karkamış Hydropower Plant was visited within the site visit programme planned under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project. More information on the visit, where turbine equipment was scanned for CFD analysis studi.. [...]

21.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Gezende)

16 JANUARY 2019 The third stop on the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project site visits programme was Gezende Plant in Mersin. More information on the project is available at  the project website . [...]

15.01.2019

CS01c Hydropower Plant Site Visits (Kapulukaya & Alparslan 1)

14 JANUARY 2019 The hydropower plant site visits anticipated under the Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation Project began with trips to Kapulukaya and Alparslan 1 HPPs on January 14 th , 2019. The visits, which are expected to last until .. [...]

10.01.2019

CS02a Gas Tariffs Training

IPA 2013 Energy Markets Development Project set off with a training on natural gas tariffs held on January 7 - 9, 2019. The event, which was held with participation from BOTAS, EMRA and MENR (DG Foreign Relations and International Projects and.. [...]

28.12.2018

CS01d EDF Storage R&D Site Visit

12 TEİAŞ experts visited EDF's biggest R&D lab facilities at Les Renardières and Paris-Saclay for 2 days under IPA 2013 Analysis of Electricity Storage Systems Project. The site visit, which was held on 19-20 December 2018, allowed participants.. [...]

17.12.2018

CS03 Energy Modelling Training I

IPA 2013 Long Term Energy Scenarios and Capacity Building project's first training was held on 10 - 14 December 2018 in Ankara. MENR experts received trainings on several topics including energy sector modeling, basic concepts in projection and pla.. [...]

10.12.2018

CS01c Kick-Off Meeting

The Kick-off Meeting for Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation project took place on December 3, 2018, at MENR in Ankara. The event successfully brought together all project stakeholders, with EUAS, MENR, World Bank, Hatch and the Directorate.. [...]

06.12.2018

CS03 Kick-Off and Inception Meeting

The Kick-Off and Inception Meeting of IPA 2013 Long Term Energy Scenarios and Capacity Building Project was held on November 9, 2018 with participation from Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MENR), World Bank and representatives of the four.. [...]

24.07.2018

Request for Expressions of Interest for EU/IPA13/CS-01f Consulting Services for Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission System

The contract notice for the project titled " Consulting Services for Energy Efficiency in Natural Gas Transmission System " has been published. Expressions of interest will be received by the General Directorate of Foreign Relations and Internationa.. [...]

18.05.2018

Contract Notice for the Project "Supply of Equipment for Improvement of Gas Network Infrastructure"

The contract notice for the project titled " Supply of Equipment for Improvement of Gas Network Infrastructure " has been published. Tenders will be submitted to the Central Finance and Contracts Unit by June 5, 2018. For more information ple.. [...]

18.05.2018

Request for Expressions of Interest for EU/IPA13/CS-04a Consulting Services for Establishment of Energy Data Center – Restructuring Internet Portal System

The contract notice for the project titled " Consulting Services for Establishment of Energy Data Center – Restructuring Internet Portal System " has been published. Expressions of interest will be received by the General Directorate of Foreign Rel.. [...]