Trial parallel operation of Turkish TSO TEIAS planned to start in September 2010. The island operation tests of the Turkish TSO TEIAS (Türkiye Elektrik İletim A.Ş.) were carried out successfully from 11 to 24 January 2010 in high load conditions, and from 22 March to 5 April in low load conditions. After the successful completion of these tests and the expected completion of remaining technical measures in the Turkish power system in June 2010, ENTSO-E plans to start trial parallel operation of the Turkish system with the synchronous area of Continental Europe from September 2010, for a period of one year.
Mavi Boncuk |
Turkey Joins Europe, Electrically Speaking By MATTHEW L. WALD 
The academic workshop at the University of Bielefeld titled ?Turkey-EU relations: an Uncertain Future?? was organised in 30 August 2010 with the particular contributions of Changing Turkey in a Changing World and Netzwerk Tuerkei, and the film screening was sponsored by the Bielefeld Graduate School of History and Sociology, University of Bielefeld.
The event started with the opening remarks of Prof. Mathias Albert, who is a professor of sociology at the University of Bielefeld. Prof. Albert began his talk by highlighting that the title of the event should be ?Turkey-EU relations: an Uncertain Future!? with an exclamation mark rather than a question mark, given the current developments.
Lawyer Hatemi: Dink family only seeks justice, not ‘agreement’
In addition, illegal structures should be disclosed, since Hrant’s death accelerated the process of unraveling Ergenekon’s makeup,? Hatemi added,
European court finds Turkey guilty in Dink case
from Hurriyet Dailynews
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of the family of slain journalist Hrant Dink, finding Turkey guilty of violating the right to life and the right to free expression.
from Bianet :: English
The family of Hrant Dink, killed Turkish-Armenian journalist, won their case at the European Court of Human Rights. PM Erdoğan on the other hand refused permission for an investigation into alleged negligence of MIT members related to the murder.
“A rising Turkey on the outside of the European circle
In the midst of European antipathy regarding Turkish accession to the EU, Turkey is attempting to chart an alternative path to secular democracy and economic prosperity. Yet Turkey should go one step further and question the unbridled axiom that, without Europe, it is destined to the scrapheap of Muslim radicalisation or unrepentant nationalism.