Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has extended the transition period for acceptance procedures applicable to electricity generation facilities, from 6 November 2016 to now be 31 March 2017. Acceptance procedures under the Acceptance Regulation (dated 7 April 1995) will continue to apply until the transition period expires.

The Regulation Amending the Regulation on Acceptance of Electricity Generation Facilities was published in Official Gazette number 29524 on 6 November 2015, stating the transition period expiry as 6 November 2016. The date was extended by the Regulation Amending the Regulation on Acceptance of Electricity Generation Facilities (“Amendment Regulation”) published in Official Gazette number 29907 on 3 December 2016.

Please see the link for full text of the Amendment Regulation (only available in Turkish).

Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update newsletter produced by Moroğlu Arseven.