19 December 2008 Istanbul, Turkey

The number of investors recognizing the appeal of geothermal energy in Turkey is growing from day to day. Yet, there are many risks and barriers associated with geothermal energy investments and tapping the large potential of Turkish geothermal resources requires in-depth know how. This
exclusive meeting, organised by SAM provided an overview of possibilities and challenges of developing geothermal projects, especially for the production of electricity. Selected participants exchanged information and dialogue with SAM`s finance and geothermal experts; Mr Gerhard Sabathiel, Mr Asu Ergüler, Mr Larus Elliason and World Bank GeoFund director Mr Helmut Schreiber.