Upcoming Events

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Past Events / Activities

12.12.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center director Değer Saygın presented information on the new released report “The Role of Battery Technologies in the Transition of Energy and Transport Sectors” at Electricity Producers Association.

06.12.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center was at the UN Climate Change Conference presenting its study on innovation for the energy transition in Turkey.

27.11.2019

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in partnership with SHURA Energy Transition Centre and the Ministry of Energy of Turkey organized “Innovation Day” event in Ankara, Turkey on 27th November 2019.

30-31.10.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın was a speaker at the panel entitled “Opportunities for urban renewable energy generation” and “Urban renewable energy generation” of the “World Cities Day 2019” organised by UN Habitat held on 31 October 2019, in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

18.10.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated as speaker in the panel “The Impact of Electric Vehicles in the 2030 Scenario on Pilot Regions of the Largest Distribution Grids in Turkey” in the Sixth National Electricity Equipment Congress organized by the TMMOB Chamber of Electrical Engineers.

18.10.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center  presented information on its upcoming report on “Electrical Vehicles” at the Fifth Energy Efficiency Congress organized by TMMOB Chamber of Mechanical Engineers.

17.10.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın  participated as keynote speaker in the “Challenges in renewable financing: YEKA projects and outlook post-2020” panel organized by IPFA Turkey and Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı.

07-08.10.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center participated as a speaker at the “10th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development” hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok.

26.09.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated as a discussant at the IICEC (Sabancı University Istanbul International Center for Energy and Climate) Seminar titled ‘‘Exploring the Rapidly Changing Energy System’’ by Dr. Emre Gençer.

28.08.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center together with TÜBİTAK MAM Institute held a workshop in Ankara on battery energy storage.

26-28.08.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center was a panelist at the WESCE ( World Energy Strategies Congress and Exhibition)  Fair titled “Renewable Energy Policies and Strategies”.

20.08.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın  gave a lecture on learnings from Turkey’s energy transition experiences at the 15th Regional Summer School titled “Energy and Climate Planning” organized by the Regional Education and Information Center for Sustainable Development in South-East Europe in Ethno Village Čardaci.

08.08.2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center organised a stakeholder consultation meeting together with the Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources titled  “Integrating electricity demand of electric vehicles in the distribution grid” on 8 August 2019. More than 100 experts from the public and private sectors as well as the civil society attended the meeting.

30 May 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın  participated “Energy Storage Turkey” session  as part of  ICCI 2019.

30 May 2019

As part of ICCI 2019, a session entitled “Finance and Investments”  was moderated by Selahattin Hakman, Chair of Steering Committee of the SHURA Energy Transition Center.

29 May 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center  organized a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Değer Saygın entitled “Financing the Energy Transition in Turkey” as part of  ICCI 2019.

28 May 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın  participated in the Working Group III on Sector Coupling & Infrastructure at the Turkish German Energy Forum under ICCI 2019 with a presentation titled “Cost and Benefits of Options to Increase System Flexibility”

20 May 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated as a speaker at the “Energy in Anatolia” panel at the 3. Ilgaz Energy Workshop on May 20.

8-9 May 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center has participated EBRD Annual Meeting 2019 Just Transition Panel on 8-9 May 2019.

29 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Chair of Steering Committee Selahattin Hakman has participated panel organized by 4. Energy Trading Supply Summit as a moderator on April 29.

27 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın presented on the energy storing at the METU Alumni Association Energy Commission as a guest speaker on April 27.

26 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated the 7th International Istanbul Smart Grids and Cities Congress and Fair (ICSG Istanbul 2019) as a guest speaker on April 26.

19 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın will hold a stakeholders meeting about battery storage technologies at the EPDK (Energy Market Regulatory Authority) on April 19.

12 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated the 10th Energy Efficiency Forum and Fair as a guest speaker on April 12.

9-10 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center will be attending Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) 2019, an event with over 2000 participants from 90 countries on 9-10 April 2019.

5 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın will participate Solarex 2019 as a guest speaker on energy storing and electric vehicles session on April

5 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center will host a panel in Solarex İstanbul 2019 on April 5. For detailed information of the Solarex İstanbul program please click here.

3 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın participated as a guest speaker on the event organised by ELDER on April 3.

2 April 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın presented on  “Transport sector transformation in Turkey: The role of electric mobility” titled presentation in “Reducing emissions from passenger cars in Turkey” event organised by ICCT on April 2.

26 March 2019

In order to discuss the role of private sector in energy transition, Energy Efficiency Round Table Meeting was organized on March 26 with participants from variety of sectors.

23 March 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın presented on the Role of Innovation for Energy Transition at the Bootcamp event of InnoEnergy Power Up organised by SUCOOL on March 23.

19 March 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın presented on the role of renewable energy in Turkey at the METU Alumni Association Energy Commission as a guest speaker on March 19.

21 February 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın attended to Energy Talks event organized by Kadir Has University Center for Energy and Sustainable Development as a guest speaker on February 21.  

21 February 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın attended a panel organised by Yildiz Technical University titled “Milli ve Bağımsız Enerji” as a panelist on February 21.  

13 February 2019 – Long-term prospects for accelerating short-term investment in Turkey’s energy transition

SHURA Energy Transition Center and BloombergNEF are jointly organised “Long-term Prospects for Accelerating Short-term Investment in Turkey’s Energy Transition” event to discuss the long-term potential of renewables and what planning for this could mean against the current progress and market situation for energy transition in Turkey.

29 January 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center, Chair of Steering Committee Selahattin Hakman made a presentation at METU alumni association.

22 January 2019

The first event of SHURA ” Energy Transition in Turkey: Investments and Opportunities” event series first event “Investing in a low-emission, resilient future: opportunities for Turkey” was jointly organised with the OECD on January 22 in Istanbul. Please click here to access the summary report.

19 December 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın made a presentation titled “Türkiye Enerji Sektörünün Dönüşümü ve Yarattığı Fırsatlar” in the seminar which organised by Haliç University on 19 December.

6 December 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Center contributed as a key note speaker to “Opportunities of Energy Transition in an Emerging Economy” event in Turkish Pavilion at COP24 in Katowice on December 6th.

25-26 October 2018

Ayşe Ceren Sarı from SHURA attended “Sustainable City Approaches for Local Governments” seminar as a lecturer on 25-26 October. The seminar introduced planetary boundaries, and discussed policy and approaches for energy transition in cities and resilient city management.

SHURA Energy Transition Center attended the German-Turkish Energy Forum that brought together German and Turkish delegations from the government, private sector, NGOs and think tanks to discuss renewables, energy efficiency, grid integration and energy markets. The forum is participated by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey and Minister of Economics of Germany.

24 October 2018

SHURA participated in Solarvizyon, an event bringing together generators, equipment suppliers, NGOs and policy makes, held in Izmir on October 24th. The program consists of panels on the future of solar energy, technology, new business models and the energy transition.

29 January 2019

SHURA Energy Transition Center, Chair of Steering Committee Selahattin Hakman made a presentation at METU alumni association.

22 January 2019

The first event of SHURA ” Energy Transition in Turkey: Investments and Opportunities” event series’ first event “Investing in a low-emission, resilient future: opportunities for Turkey” was jointly organized with OECD on January 22 in Istanbul. Please click here to access summary report.

19 December 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Dr. Değer Saygın made a presentation titled “Türkiye Enerji Sektörünün Dönüşümü ve Yarattığı Fırsatlar” in the seminar which organised by Haliç University on 19 December.

6 December 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Center contributed as a key note speaker to “Opportunities of Energy Transition in an Emerging Economy” event in Turkish Pavilion at COP24 in Katowice on December 6th.

25-26 October 2018

Ayşe Ceren Sarı from SHURA attended “Sustainable City Approaches for Local Governments” seminar as a lecturer on 25-26 October. The seminar introduced planetary boundaries, and discussed policy and approaches for energy transition in cities and resilient city management.

SHURA Energy Transition Center attended the German-Turkish Energy Forum that brought together German and Turkish delegations from the government, private sector, NGOs and think tanks to discuss renewables, energy efficiency, grid integration and energy markets. The forum is participated by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey and Minister of Economics of Germany.

24 October 2018

SHURA participated in Solarvizyon, an event bringing together generators, equipment suppliers, NGOs and policy makes, held in Izmir on October 24th. The program consists of panels on the future of solar energy, technology, new business models and the energy transition.

24 October 2018

Dr. Değer Saygın attended as moderator to the 6th Livable Cities Symposium on 24th October which is organized by the WRI with the strategical support of SHURA Energy Transition Center.

9-10 October 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Center presented two major events in 9. Türkiye Enerji Zirvesi that organised by Republic of Turkey Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and Energy Market Regulatory Authority in Antalya on 9-10 October.

2 October 2018

Dr. Değer Saygın attended as keynote speaker to the “Sektörün Sürdürülebilirliğini Sağlamak” event that organised by GÜNDER on 2th October.

28 September 2018

Dr. Değer Saygın gave a lecture on energy transition in Turkey at the Institut des sciences de l’environnement of the Université de Genève on 28th September.

27 September 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Centre presented its “grid integration study” at UNECE’s (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) 27th Session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy in Genova at special session called “Deep Transformation of the Energy System through Electricity“ on 27th September.

5-7 September 2018

Dr. Değer Saygın attended as panelist at IRENA’s (International Renewable Energy Agency) Innovation Week 2018 in Bonn at special session called “Electrification of Heat” on 5th-7th September.

10 July 2018

Değer Saygın presented SHURA’s newly released “grid integration study” at the AHK Turkey (Die Deutsch-Türkisch Industrie und Handelskammer) energy working group on 10th of July.

29 June 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Centre has organised a “system integration workshop” with European Comission’s ENTSO-E (Europe Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity) in Brussels on 29th of June.

29 June 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Centre has organised a “system integration workshop” with European Comission’s DG ENER and DG NEAR in Brussels on 29th of June.

28 June 2018

Değer Saygın presented  “grid integration study” at the sidelines of the ECF retreat in Ghent at a special session called “Innovation” on 28th of June.

27 June 2018

SHURA Energy Transition Centre has organised a webinar about its  “grid integration study” with CAN Europe (Climate Action Network) at 13.00-14.00 on 27th of June.

26 June 2018

As the part of the European road tour to present “grid integration study”, Değer Saygın held meetings with the OECD Environment Division and IEA System Integration Division in Paris on 26th of June.

21 June 2018

As the part of the road tour to present “grid integration study”, SHURA Energy Transition Centre had meetings with the private sector representatives in Istanbul on 21st of June. You can find details here.

20 June 2018

As the part of the road tour to present “grid integration study”, SHURA Energy Transition Centre had meetings with civil society representatives in Istanbul on 20th of June. You can find details here.

10 May 2018

On 10 May 2018, SHURA attended the solar roadmap workshop of GÜNDER in Ankara. Dr. Deger Saygin presented SHURA Energy Transition Centre’s new grid study and share international best practices on how to create solar PV markets.

9 May 2018

On 9 May 2018, SHURA Energy Transition Center was officially launched in Istanbul. At the launch event, SHURA’s first study: “Increasing the share of renewables in Turkey’s power system” was also released.

5 May 2018

On 5 May 2018, Dr. Deger Saygin has participated as one of the mentors of the Sabanci University SUCOOL InnoEnergy PowerUp Bootcamp.

24 April 2018

On 24 April 2018, SHURA attended the 8. Green Economy Conference organised by the Green Thought Association. Dr. Deger Saygin presented: “Investment opportunities in Turkey’s renewable power sector until 2026”.

19 April 2018

On 19 April 2018, SHURA attended the System Reliability in Renewables-driven Power Systems workshop organised by the Agora Energiewende. Dr. Deger Saygin presented: “Assessing the abilities of the Turkish grid to integrate wind and solar” at the workshop.

30 March 2018

On 30 March 2018, SHURA attended the 9th Energy Efficiency Forum and Fair organised by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. Dr. Deger Saygin presented: “New business models in energy efficiency” at the Forum.