The German-Turkish Energy Partnership was launched in 2011 with the aim of boosting bilateral cooperation in energy matters and anchoring it formally in an annual Energy Forum with ministerial participation. At the German-Turkish Energy Forum in autumn 2018, the two countries agreed to implement common initiatives in the areas of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, energy infrastructure and linking sectors.
For this purpose, institutions, associations and stakeholders from private industry in both countries were networked together and involved in the implementation of the agreed measures. The process is supported by intensive consulting, joint events and systematic sharing of German expertise.
The German-Turkish Energy Forum is organised into four working groups. dena occupies the German Co-chair positions in the following working groups:
dena deals with the key topics specified above through workshops, study trips and specialist events, in close consultation with the responsible ministers and the German Energy Forum Secretariat (Chambers of Commerce Abroad).
The pilot projects and events dealing with these topic areas of energy policy reinforce German-Turkish collaboration on the political and economic level. The key themes of this collaboration are constantly undergoing further refinement in the ongoing working group meetings.
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