The 2nd evaluation meeting was held on 14-15 September 2017, with the participation of private and public stakeholders, at the Ataköş Hotel in Ankara.
In the scope of the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR); “Determination of Economic, Fiscal and Sectoral Factors of Carbon Pricing and Sectoral Marginal Abatement Cost Curves for Turkey” the project will model the potential impacts of carbon pricing. During the modeling , multiple modeling tools will be used together. These are: The Vivid Economy-wide Model (ViEW), The Industrial Market Model of Vivid Economics (IMM), The Integrated MARKAL-EFOM System (TIMES) Model and The Sectoral Marginal Abatement Cost Curves (MACC).
Executives of this project are; Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation – General Directorate of Environmental Management – Department of Climate Change, PMR Turkey Team and the World Bank.
Project advisors are experts of Ecofys, Vivid Economics, Life Enerji and Asst. Assoc. Dr. Kemal Sarıca, who is working at the Department of Industrial Engineering at Işık University as Assistant Professor.
Project activities started with the participation of private and public sectors stakeholders in between 8-9 March with the guidance meeting which performed in Ankara. Right after this meeting, modeling works have been initiated with the active participation of stakeholders in private and public sectors. The data to be used in the modeling works were collected until the first evaluation meeting, which was held on the date of July 5, 2017. At this evaluation meeting, preliminary results of the modeling works were shared with the stakeholders. These results were discussed in depth with sector-specific one-to-one meetings and valuable opinions from stakeholders were gathered.
Modeling works will be continued, as a result of this evaluation meeting. 3rd evaluation meeting is expected to be held in November.