6/12/2009

Huge partnership in solar energy

Bugun – Portuguese investors have pushed the button to invest in Turkey following Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva's visit to the country. Fahri Gokyayla, Chairman of the Turkish – Portuguese Business Council, said Portuguese EDP, which is considering setting up a solar energy farm in the Konya Plain, is currently in negotiations with Turkish companies, and added, “Dogus, Koc and Sabanci groups are all involved in this project. A result is imminent and is soon to be determined. According to Gokyayla, Portuguese businessmen are interested in telecommunication and information technologies. He announced that they are holding talks with Turkcell and Avea to invest in Eurasian countries.