The heavy price of being a visionary entrepreneur in Turkey

A hectic schedule awaited us in Turkey when we returned from Houston last month, where we had just received GNF’s first ever Innovation Award. Along with my colleagues, supporters and volunteers, I celebrated our achievement at various events. But I wasn’t able to fully savor our success. And that’s because I continue to pay a heavy price for being an entrepreneur in Turkey. read more...

Singapore: a city-state ideal for business

Before traveling to Singapore, I couldn’t really picture the kind of place that awaited me. I’d heard a lot of stories about the country, some good, some bad. Heading there on business after a great vacation in Thailand, I had a raft of questions running through my mind. And I was to find a raft of favorable answers, particularly in terms of business environment and culture. read more...

To be voted successful is one thing; to be voted successful by doing good is quite another..

I have to thank Fortune Turkey firstly for including me in last month’s “40 under 40” list of the most influential young people in business, secondly for publishing a detailed interview I did with the magazine and thirdly for giving the interview such a great title. With the promise of keeping it brief, I’d like to share the positive sides, as well as the few needless mistakes that appeared in the piece. And then I’ll talk about the success criteria and values that I truly believe in. read more...

New targets and hopes for a New Year…

We have recently left behind an eventful year marked by much sadness for our society, but a year in which we have also enjoyed some great successes as we forged ahead despite the uncertain business climate.  In this, the last post of 2016, I would like to evaluate our achievements over the past year and list our targets for 2017. read more...

Creation vs Destruction: The Battle for a Better World

The recent terrorist attack outside a football stadium in Istanbul once again highlighted the horrific contrast between two very different groups: the people working with all their might to hand on a more livable world to future generations, which was the original subject of this post, and the monsters who mercilessly plan massacres to further their dark interests. We will never allow the second group to win this battle.  read more...

The massive YEKA tender and EkoRE expertise

In this week’s post, I’m writing about the exciting aspects of and examining the framework of the upcoming YEKA tender, which has caught the attention of the Global Renewable Energy Markets. I’d also like to point out that we at EkoRE are not only strong contenders for the tender, but are also ready to support with our expertise all relevant companies and organizations.  read more...

We’re proud of our story of progress: EkoRE

EkoRE existed as an exciting idea for some ten years before conditions allowed the founding of the company, whereupon we quickly made great strides based on knowledge, technology, teamwork and determination to become a company that today is young but still capable of undertaking major renewable energy projects. I would like to share with the you the story of our company, which is well on its way to achieving our goal of becoming a global brand.  read more...

Witnessing History at the UN (4)

This week I’m finally able to share some important information as well as my impressions of the historical ceremony held at the New York headquarters of the United Nations on April 22.  The past weeks and months have been so eventful that this final instalment in the series was postponed. I’ll begin by sharing links to the other articles in the series.   read more...

Witnessing history at the UN (2)

I have already shared in recent weeks my first impressions of being a guest of the United Nations at the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, (http://www.serhansuzer.com/2016/05/07/birlesmis-milletlerde-tarihe-taniklik-etmek-1/), recounting what it was like to enter the UN building and take my place on the balcony. Now it’s time for the second installment of a series of posts on what I believe is a critical subject… read more...

Solar energy provides water

In my previous post I mentioned that I had begun an undertaking that would make my grandfather truly happy: an agricultural development project that has given me great satisfaction. It all began last April with a trip to Niğde exploring added value production. read more...

The Tourism Sector Is About To Discover Solar Energy

The tourism sector’s gravitation towards renewable energy, chief among them solar energy, means it is assuming its responsibility toward nature, from which it earns revenue, as well as making its mid- and long-term investments more profitable and more sustainable. Furthermore, the designation of “green” hotel/restaurant makes it possible to appeal to the growing number of the environmentally conscious and to be eligible for various grants and credits at the investment stage. read more...

Solar Electric Cars And A Pleasant Weekend Visit To ITU (Istanbul Technical University)

Everyone is curious about the future of automobiles and the transportation vehicles. There’s always a discussion about it. The design cars of the future are exhibited in fairs or in the media and they are shared with those who are curious.​ read more...

How Can Mankind Restore the Balance In Nature and Secure Its Future?

It took billions of years for the Earth to be formed and to have such a perfect ecological balance so that organisms are able to live on it.​ read more...

Energy And Environment: Where Is The World Heading?

In my mind, I have many issues related to each other which I want to share with you. Both energy and environment are huge topics.​ read more...

DSG, Hybridisation And Parabolic Trough Innovation:Praving The Fure For CSP?

Hittite Solar, an Istanbul based company, has developed a parabolic trough design capable of first “superheated” Direct Steam Generation. read more...

The Energy Policy of Turkey

Have you noticed that power blackouts happen very often these days? Most of these blackouts happen in the middle of the night while most of us are sleeping.​ read more...