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U.S.-Turkish Energy Business Partnership

February 8, 2013

U.S. Mission Deputy Chief of Mission Jess Baily, Deputy Undersecretary of Turkish Treasury Cavit Dağdaş

February 8, 2013 - U.S. Mission Deputy Chief of Mission Jess Baily, Deputy Undersecretary of Turkish Treasury Cavit Dağdaş, US Commercial Counselor Michael Lally and Chairman and Director General of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation Kemal Yildir sign a grant agreement between the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the Undersecretariat of Treasury to finance a US$536,520 feasibility study to identify opportunities for smart grid applications on the Turkish national electricity transmission network.  TEIAŞ, the Turkish national electricity transmission company, will conduct the study in partnership with an American firm. 

 

This grant agreement is the latest in long-term energy cooperation between the United States and Turkey, spanning energy transportation, renewable energy, and energy efficiency.  To learn more about U.S.-Turkish energy business partnerships, visit www.export.gov/turkey or www.buyusa.gov/turkey (Türkçe).