GKE Energy continues its turnkey energy solutions predominantly by focusing on R&D projects as well and to take these steps further, established its R&D Center in Muğla. GKE Energy R&D Center successfully passed audits and assessment commissions conducted by Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology on 21 December 2018 and entitled for “R&D Center Certificate”. By doing so, GKE Energy broke new ground in its sector and became the first R&D center of Muğla.

GKE’s R&D activities in energy sector, mainly in local energy resources, has received “2018’s R&D Award” during “3rd Clean Coal Summit and Fair” organized by Coal Producers Association (KömürDer) which took place on 18th and 19th of April, 2019.

In addition to its ongoing three (3) R&D projects financed by its own resources, GKE has started new R&D energy projects to get supports of TÜBİTAK/TEYDEB and similar entities. For this purpose, GKE collaborates with distinguished universities of the region and develops University-Industry partnership.

GKE Energy employs 34 personnel in its R&D center including many engineers holding Post-Graduate and Bachelor degrees. GKE puts emphasis on education and training and continues R&D, career and technical trainings.