3 speeches at 3 conference and 1 award in just 1 week (2)

In my previous article, I mentioned that the last week was quite fast paced and beside my intense daily work, I had attended 3 different conferences in the field of sustainability, in which I presented 3 speeches on some important matters. In this article, I will talk about my speech titled “Self-Sufficient Buildings” which I spoke about at the Archisections conference.   read more...

Turkey finally gets access to 100% Local Solar Panels for energy independence!

In April this year, we established our ‘100% local solar panels and free from energy dependence’ vision and under the “Project Based Initiative” we gained a $3.8 billion initiative which was formalised by a ceremony and made public via the newspapers. I will write about the stages we went through to get here and what will happen from here onwards and also explain the strategic importance of this project for Turkey.  read more...

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...

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...

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...

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...