Solar Now Turkey - Policy update, speaker announcements & last chance on Early Bird

Solar Now Turkey - Policy update, speaker announcements & last chance on Early Bird
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Solar Now Turkey - PV in the Commercial Segment | 22-27 November 2013 | Istanbul
Dear Solarplaza follower,

With the recently announced policy update for unlicensed solar projects (>1 MW) and new projects coming online as we speak, the timing is perfect for the upcoming event "Solar Now Turkey: PV in the Commercial Segment", from 25 to 27 November.

We have a lot of updates to share with you, so dig in right away and feel free to get in contact with us:
Or go directly to the website for an updated programme, list of speakers and registration page.

Kind regards,

Paul van der Linden | +31 10 280 9198
Receive more information, by visiting the website or getting in touch via e-mail
As of 02.10.2013, everyone will be able to produce his/her own electrical energy in certain amounts. Due to the Regulation on Electrical Energy Production without License which has been entered on 02.10.2013 into force, every residence of business may produce a certain amount of its electricity and sell the surplus. Read more.

With this update the commercial segment finally really takes off. Several projects are already online, realizing payback times of 7 years and based on 100% self-consumption.

+ More News & Updates
New Confirmed Speakers

We're very pleased to announce an amazing line-up of expert speakers to present at Solar Now Turkey. Let us highlight a few and do check out the full list of speakers on the website:

Mustuafa Herdem - General Manager & Owner, Else Enerji
Leading Turkish EPC, recently realized 100% selfconsumption 500kWp rooftop system near Ankara.

Ozan Korkmaz - Founder & Managing Partner, APLUS Energy
Consultant for electricity distributors and traders. Knows all about electricity forecasts and dynamics relevant for the solar PV business case.

Prof.Dr. Şener Oktik - Chairman, GENSED
Over 15 years experience in Turkish solar market. Chairman of GENSED, the national solar association.

Jeremy Leggett - Founder of Solarcentury, writer
Author of "The Energy of Nations", "The Carbon War" and "Half Gone". Founder and non-executive chairman of Solarcentury and founder and chairman of SolarAid. Described by the Observer as "Britain’s most respected green energy boss," he writes and blogs for the Guardian, the Financial Times, and Sublime Magazine. He was the first Hillary Laureate for International Leadership on Climate Change, a CNN Principal Voice, and Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy Awards. He is on the associate faculties, lecturing in business and environment, at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and St Gallen.

See the full list of speakers here
Partner & Sponsor update

JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar PV industry with production operations in China and many sales and marketing offices around the world. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.5 GW each for silicon ingots and wafers, solar PV cells, and solar PV modules, as of June 30, 2013. JinkoSolar is Gold Sponsor for Solar Now Turkey and a perfect partner for your projects in Turkey.Solarplaza is working with strong local partners to ensure the success of this event. Therefore we're very proud to introduce these partners to you:

PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. They have a strong energy advisory team in Turkey and are actively involved in renewable energy development discussions at the highest level. During Solar Turkey Now, PwC will give the "Introduction to doing business in Turkey" on 25 November and speak about "Tax incentives and regulation for solar PV energy projects" on 26 November.

Apricum is a global management consulting and transaction advisory firm specialized in clean technology. They help organizations improve their results and create business opportunities, with a strong expertise on market-entry strategies in emerging markets like Turkey. As the main content-partner, Apricum is involved in the development of the programme for Solar Turkey Now, and Matthias Kittler, Principal at Apricum, will chair the conference on 26 November.

Solarbaba is Turkey's largest non-governmental solar energy platform, broadcasting on Linkedin, Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter. So far, they are reaching >150,000 individuals and companies per week interested in solar energy. Solarbaba is the main media partner for this event, and it's founder Ates Ugurel is a solar authority in Turkey in itself. Mr. Ugurel will speak about the "Business case for commercial PV application" on 26 November.

GENSED is Turkey's solar energy (photovoltaic) association and was founded in 2009.

Register here and benefit from special
Early Bird rates (discounts up to €140,-) until 30 October

What to expect?

Sponsorship opportunities

The 'Solar Now: Turkey' conference provides your company with extensive opportunities to gain visibility and promote your brand. You will reach both international border-crossing professionals and local industry players involved in the event. Furthermore, you will benefit from a global promotional campaign leading up to the event, with visibility in e-mailings to a database of 50,000+ international solar industry professionals and presence on the event website. For more information on the opportunities, please contact us through or leave your contact details behind, so we can get in contact and discuss the possibilities.
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