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Private Financing of Renewable Energy - A Guide for policymakers

Private Financing of Renewable Energy – A Guide for policymakers

Written by Sophie Justice Sophie Justice Ph.D., Financial Consultant. Corporate financier with over 10 years international banking experience within the Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Sectors. Laterally a Director at RBC Capital Markets heading up the Renewable Energy Team advising on the sale, acquisition and financing of low carbon companies and renewable energy projects. Contact: justicesophie@gmail.com. Produced by...

Would Turkey be in the ‘winners’ club’ or ‘losers’ pit’ by 2023?

www.ikv.org.tr | download pdf  Would Turkey be in the ‘winners’ club’ or ‘losers’ pit’ by 2023? A “Devil’s Advocate” perspective1 Mehmet Öğütçü London | ogutcudunya@yahoo.co.uk If I could look into my crystal ball to predict who the winners and losers of the global system would be by 2023 (the centenary year marking the founding of the Turkish Republic),...
Enhancing cultural awareness crucial for international business success

Enhancing cultural awareness crucial for international business success

www.hurriyetdailynews.com| February 20 2018 Ferhan Alesi and Mehmet Öğütçü In today’s world, the rate of return, supply chain, regulatory requirements, compliance, tax incentives, infrastructure, enabling environment and shareholder value are all crucial factors in business decisions and executing deals between contracted parties. But business leaders must also know that cultural awareness is equally important – not...
Will Turkey and Russia become ‘strategic allies’ or sustain a ‘marriage of convenience’?

Will Turkey and Russia become ‘strategic allies’ or sustain a ‘marriage of convenience’?

www.hurriyetdailynews.com February 16 2018 | By MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ There is never a dull moment between Russia and Turkey. The last three years have seen a crisis triggered by a shot-down Russian warplane, a flurry of economic sanctions, signing multibillion dollar energy projects, coordinated diplomatic efforts in Syria, Ankara’s purchase of advanced Russian weapons systems, Presidents Recep Tayyip...
Upgraded customs union should serve as bedrock of EU-Turkey ties

Upgraded customs union should serve as bedrock of EU-Turkey ties

www.euractiv.com | February 14 2018 By Mehmet Öğütçü and Stephen Jones | Global Resources Partnership Treating Turkey like a naughty child has proved to be a failed strategy for Brussels. It’s time to look anew at the elements of the relationship that could work, both now and in the long term, write Mehmet Öğütçü and Stephen Jones. Mehmet Öğütçü is the...

Let’s conserve Turkey’s EU Customs Union modernization deal

www.hurriyetdailynews.com | February 12 2018 By Mehmet ÖĞÜTÇÜ Turkey and the European Union are at a critical turning point in their decades-long relationship. The key question now is: Will they give each other one more chance to improve their strategically vital ties, despite deep-seated differences, or continue on the path to divorce after many decades...

How to Mitigate Risks and Grasp Opportunities Globally and in Turkey in 2018?

Hyatt Regency, Istanbul, 26 January 2018 “Yes, markets are soaring, and the economy isn’t bad, but citizens are divided. Governments aren’t doing much governing. Liberal democracy currently has less legitimacy than at any time since World War II. And the global order is unraveling. Something big could happen to shake the world unlike anything in a...
Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü at World Petroleum Congress (in Serbian and English)

Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü at World Petroleum Congress (in Serbian and English)

www.wpcserbia.rs |  Bulten 26, January 2018 INTERVIEW: Mehmet Ogutcu, chairman of Global Resources Partnership and Bosphorus Energy Club Oil markets’ new dynamics and unknowns: What to expect and how to prepare in 2018? “Oil prices rallied in the first week of 2018, supported by increased geopolitical risk and severely cold weather in the eastern US, but the...
"China’s Expanding Energy and Geopolitical Linkages with Central Asia and Russia: Implications for Businesses and Governments"

“China’s Expanding Energy and Geopolitical Linkages with Central Asia and Russia: Implications for Businesses and Governments”

www.ocppc.ma  September 2017 Can ÖĞÜTÇÜ – Mehmet ÖĞÜTÇÜ China’s Expanding Energy and Geopolitical Linkages with Central Asia and Russia: Implications for Businesses and Governments   About OCP Policy Center   The OCP Policy Center is a Moroccan policy-oriented think tank based in Rabat, Morocco, striving to promote knowledge sharing and to contribute to an enriched reflection on...
PM Plenkovic in a difficult position as Croatia stumbles

PM Plenkovic in a difficult position as Croatia stumbles

blogactiv.eu | July 19 2017 Guest blog post by Mehmet Ögütçü, chairman of the Global Resources Partnership, a boutique energy investment and geopolitical advisory consultancy Millions of tourists are descending on Croatia’s sun-kissed coast for the summer season, enjoying the tranquil Mediterranean waters. If only Croatia’s domestic political situation and external environment were as calm and...
YLE temsilcileri “Yenilenebilir Enerji için Sürdürülebilir Ortaklık Projesi”ne katıldı

YLE temsilcileri “Yenilenebilir Enerji için Sürdürülebilir Ortaklık Projesi”ne katıldı

Quake risk for Japanese-French nuclear plant in Turkey lowered to keep costs down, sources say

Quake risk for Japanese-French nuclear plant in Turkey lowered to keep costs down, sources say

www.japantimes.co.jp | JAN 8, 2017 Government-commissioned research firms have come up with a questionably low estimate for how badly an earthquake could rattle a nuclear power plant being built in Turkey by a Japanese-French venture, sources say. The estimated “peak ground acceleration” — the term for ground motion caused by a quake — for the plant...