2/10/2010

German companies to take part in Turkey’s energy investments

 

Referans - Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, has met with a group of businessmen from Germany to discuss Turkey’s investment opportunities in the energy sector and the forthcoming privatizations. Yildiz noted that the companies attending the meeting have a turnover of around half a trillion dollars, adding that Germany will be one of the leading partners in energy investments in the future. 

 

Minister Yildiz hinted at a German company’s planned energy investment with a 625-megawatt capacity, without disclosing the name of the company.

 

Yildiz said topics addressed in the meeting included energy-saving policies, Afsin-Elbistan C and D privatizations, and issues relating to nuclear power plants. Yildiz also stated that preparations for the Afsin-Elbistan C-D privatizations are in progress and that they want to hold a tender this year. He said that German companies are also interested in the privatization of the Baskent Natural Gas.

 

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