CoBenefits in Turkey

Based on capacity needs assessments, bilateral meetings with stakeholders and cobenefits council workshop conducted in 2017, political priorities and co-benefits were identified by major political stakeholders and leading research institutions for Turkey:

  • Co-benefit 1: Energy supply security: Domestic renewable energy generation as opportunity for energy independence and reconciling the import / export balance
  • Co-benefit 2: Local economic prosperity and sustainable employment with RE: Employment generation induced by renewables + skills and education needed (employment opportunities)
  • Co-benefit 3: Renewable energy as opportunity for business and trade in Turkey (investment and innovation opportunities)
  • Co-benefit 4: Improving the local environment, air quality protecting the culture and increasing the quality of life of Turkish people with renewables

These will be explored in more detail in research projects by national knowledge partner in country specific co-benefits assessment reports.

Overview of trainings in Turkey

RENAC will realise the following face-to-face-trainings in Turkey

  • Each seminar is designed for up to 15 participants
  • The participation in the seminar is free of charge and includes materials (colour printed hard copies), coffee / tea breaks, lunch for the duration of the seminar
  • Course materials are provided in English
  • Lecturers will present in English
  • Turkish translation
  • Selected participants will be informed in due time about the details of the venue for the seminar
No.Deadline for applicationOnline application
02.+03.09.2019 (tbc)Assessment on impacts of increased deployment of renewable energy in Turkey’s power sector on energy supply security (Ankara)
2 daysTR_1 tbaopen soon
04.+05.09.2019 (tbc)Assessment of improvements in air quality related to an increase in the share of renewable energy in Turkey’s electricity mix (Ankara)2 daysTR_2tbaopen soon

07.+08.10.2019 (tbc)
Assessment of industry development, trade and innovation induced by renewable power generation in Turkey (Istanbul)2 daysTR_3tbaopen soon
09.+10.10.2019 (tbc)Assessment of the future development of employment in the power sector and skills needed in Turkey (Istanbul)    2 daysTR_4tbaopen soon
02.+03.12.2019 (tbc)Applying and evaluate methods, tool and instruments to mobilize ambitious NDCs and climate change mitigation (Ankara)    2 daysTR_5tbaopen soon
04.-06.12.2019 (tbc)Sustainable power generation planning and IRP modelling for Turkey (Ankara)    3 daysTR_6tbaopen soon

How to register?

Interested key stakeholders and participants have to apply online and accept the terms of reference for applying to attend the training seminars. RENAC will choose participants according to the information provided in the application form, e.g. ensure that the participants are part of the target group. Participants accepted for a training will receive a confirmation email from RENAC.


Roman Buss, PhD
Project Director
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 47
Fax: +49 (0)30 58 70870 88
Email: buss[at]

Charlene Rossler
Project Manager
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 43
Fax: +49 (0)30 58 70870 88
Email: rossler[at]


IPC Istanbul Policy Centre / Sabanci University

Mr Mustafa Özgür Berke
Proje Koordinatörü / Project Coordinator
Istanbul Politikalar Merkezi / Istanbul Policy Center
Tel: +90  532 727 31 52
Email: moberke[at]

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