Turkey’s Climate Change Policy is Beginning to Form

Turkey’s Climate Change Policy is Beginning to Form

Turkey, presented the National Contribution Intention (INDC) on September 30, 2015 to secretairat of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. According to this, Turkey aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 21% to 929 MtCO2e, which is estimated to be 1,175 MtCO2e in 2030 according to the reference scenario (BAU). The solar power plant capacity to 10

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Special Monitoring Rules that Need to be Followed in the Preparation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Monitoring Plans in the Iron and Steel Sector

Special Monitoring Rules that Need to be Followed in the Preparation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Monitoring Plans in the Iron and Steel Sector

As is known, the monitoring plans prepared within the framework of the Legislation on the Monitoring and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Regulation on the Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Communique) were submitted to the Ministry’s approval by the end of September 2014. There are some issues to be considered in the preparation and control

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Lima Climate Summit and Turkey’s Ahead Road

Lima Climate Summit and Turkey’s Ahead Road

The conference of 20th Parties in Lima, capital of Peru, enden with the “Lima Call for Climate Action” that is a result declaration towards the convention on the distribution of carbon loads to countries (Paris COP 21) for limiting global temperature with 2 0C. The conference did not go beyond repeating the main topics on the 2015 global

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Utilization Lessons from Comparative Solar Energy

Utilization Lessons from Comparative Solar Energy

Although Turkey is one of the countries with the most increasing demand for electricity and the highest solar potential among developing countries; it ranks last in solar power generation (PV). In fact, Turkey is the fourth largest country in the world in terms of solar heating after China, the United States and Germany with a little difference. So

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Unlicensed Electricity Generation: A Short Review

Unlicensed Electricity Generation: A Short Review

The final version of the Unlicensed Electricity Generation Regulation, which has been renewed several times, was put into force in October 2013 and the necessary legislative infrastructure was completed for the establishment of small-scale electricity generation facilities based on renewable energy sources. After the Regulation, unlicensed Solar Power Plants (GES) applications in high numbers...

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About the Regulation on Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

About the Regulation on Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Regulation on the Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions that I mentioned in my previous articles, published in the Official Gazette which is dated 25.04.2012 and numbered 28274  has been published again with some revised articles in the gazette dated 17.05.2014, numbered 29003. There are a few important changes according to the previous regulation, I find

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Reading Guidebook of the Regulation on Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Reading Guidebook of the Regulation on Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Regulation on monitoring, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas emissions was published in the official gazette dated 25.04.2012. I see the publication of this regulation as a turning point in Turkey’s work on climate change and I congratulate those who contributed to the preparation of the regulation. Because of the determination of the emission-causing sectors to monitor the...

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