Saturday, December 12, 2009

Facing Reality

Dear Colleagues
Your writer tries to write articles on local energy issues to evaluate the ongoing events, energy news, assess problems in energy projects, try to share formal information, and even sometimes informal news based on face-to-face conversations, site visits, plant observations.

Your writer writes in English in order to have an international response as a local voice so that you may use these articles in your own daily work in letters, memos, reports, responses to international counterparts, if they match your views.

Your writer sincerely wonders if our colleagues are interested in these open letters, if they share the similar responses, if they share the information with other colleagues, if they share articles with peers in their companies, or they base these articles in their reports, or they use articles in their evaluations in feasibilities, annual reports, in-house evaluations, or receive any reference from overseas, such as from financial institutions, banks, engineering companies.

Your writer will be too pleased if you would recommend any new topic on energy, thermal power plants, basic design softwares etc. Your writer will be too pleased to receive your feedback, comments, clarifications, contributions. All your responses will be kept confidential.

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Friday, December 04, 2009

Energy Forum in Iskenderun on 5th December 2009 Saturday

Dear Colleagues,
Ongoing privatization applications in local electric and energy markets in free market model and further restructuring without proper early planning created poverty in our daily life for electricity services which are an essential element of human life today. We are organizing an "Energy Forum" special for Hatay region, to evaluate energy generation and consumption potential, to examine the current problems, to propose solutions, to bring recommendations to the region as well as to our country for better energy policies in future. We shall be meeting in Iskenderun Municipal Council Conference hall on Saturday, December 5, 2009 as organized by the Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO) Adana Branch, with EMO representatives of Antakya, Iskenderun and Osmaniye. All interested parties are welcome. Participation is free-of charge.