HISTORY OF BOĞAZİÇİ ELEKTRİK DAĞITIM A.Ş.
The distribution works that were carried out under the responsibility of Turkish Electricity Administration was turned into an organization with 'limited liability' on the region which encompassed the cities of Edirne, Kırklareli, Tekirdağ, Kocaeli, Sakarya and Istanbul which is the center on February 23, 1983 and took the name of 'Bogazici Elektrik Dağıtım Müessesesi' (Bogazici Electricity Distribution Institute).
Bogazici Electricity Distribution Institute was organized as State Controlled Entities reporting to the Ministry of Energy and National Resources in line with the legislative decree that was enforced about State Controlled Entities numbered 18435 on June 18, 1984.
Its field of operation was re-defined on December 24, 1989 so that it encompassed the city of Istanbul and the districts and villages which depended on it and other cities were separated and its name was changed to Istanbul Electricity Distribution Institute.
The operational right of Istanbul Electricity Distribution Institute on the Asian side with its field of operation was transferred to Aktaş Elektrik Ticaret A.Ş in 1990 in line with the law numbered 3096 which was enforced in 1984 about companies in charge.
After the Turkish Electricity Administration was re-organized as Türkiye Elektrik Üretim Anonim Şirketi (EÜAŞ) and Türkiye Elektrik Dağıtım Anonim Şirketi (TEDAŞ) on September 15, 1983, Istanbul Electricity Distribution Institute started to report to TEDAŞ.
Its name was changed to “Boğaziçi Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş.” on July 12, 1995 and started to operate with a partnership organization that reported to TEDAŞ.
BEDAŞ was privatized like all the other distribution regions upon decision that was taken on April 2, 2004 and its privatization process was completed on May 28, 2013 and it continues to offer service under Cengiz Holding, Limak Holding and Kolin Construction Partnership.