The Turkish International Renewable Energy Awards Recognize Projects and Breakthroughs Leading the Next Stage of Turkish Renewables

The Turkish International Renewable Energy Congress ( ), the leading Turkish renewables conference, today announced the shortlisted nominees for the 2nd annual Turkish International Renewable Energy Awards.

An overwhelming number of nominations were received, an excellent indication to the number of worthy projects and innovative companies active in the Turkish Renewables market. The shortlisted nominees for the 2012 awards are:

Best Turkish Project
Antalya Metropolitan
Ayrinti Teknolojileri
Mavisis Teknoloji
Ormat – IREM I
Soma Wind Farm – Polat Energy/EDF using
Enercon Turbines

Most Innovative Renewable Energy Company
IBC Solar
MB Holding

Best Renewable Energy Collaboration
Soma Wind Farm – Polat Energy/EDF using
Enercon Turbines. Completed, January 2012
with a 140.4 MW output.
Gerlicher Solar/Canadian Solar. Canadian
Solar Supplies Modules for Turkey's First
and Largest Governmental PV Project
Installed by Gehrlicher Merk Solar

Green Energy Leadership Award
ataklı Enerji Eğitim Yayıncılık Danışmalık
ve Tic.Ltd.Şti
Clivet SpA
Ministry of Energy and Mines
iRES Energy

The nominations will be assessed by the independent awards judging panel, made up of experts and leading figures in the Turkish renewables industry:

Yusuf Yazar, General Manager, General Directorate of Renewable Energy

İsmail Hakkı Karaca, GENSED Board Member

Abdullah Ates, Engineering Department, Ankara University

Toros Ozbek, Geology Engineer, Adviser, Association of Geothermal Source Municipalities

Sreyya Ycel zden, President, World Energy Council Turkish National Committee

Burak Kartal, Finance Expert, TURSEFF Project, EBRD

Deniz Daştan, Energy Expert, EPDK

Yalın Kıroğlu, Chairman of the Board, Unlicensed Electricity Generation Association

Winners of the 2012 awards will be announced at the awards ceremony held alongside the Turkish International Renewable Energy Congress, being held in Istanbul next week. The congress, now in its 4th year, will bring together 550 renewable energy experts to discuss how to drive forward this promising market. To reserve you space at the congress and awards, please visit

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