Edirne's Ladies Made Enerji Hanım Surprised
EDIRNE'S LADIES MADE ENERJİ HANIM SURPRISED
Edirne Uses its Energy Efficiently
Enerji Hanım, who started-off for explaining energy efficiency conscience and savings to women, left Edirne with satisfaction. Enerji Hanım, who was pleased with the correct answers that women from Edirne gave to her questions, congratulated them.
Mr. Adnan Ersoy Ulubaş, the Vice President of the Energy Efficiency Association, said that Turkey had to use its energy efficiently. Mr. Ulubaş said that only with the 4 billion savings to be obtained from Enerji Hanım each year, a thousand schools and 200 pcs of full-fledge hospital could be erected.
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel, the Department Head of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, and a Board of Directors Member of the Energy Efficiency Association, stated that demand towards energy resources increased rapidly and said: “energy efficiency represents one of our most important energy resources in our world where such resources are limited”.
This time, Enerji Hanım arrived in Edirne. Enerji Hanım, the symbol of the project, the latter being created by the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies, which was materialized by the organization of the Energy Efficiency Association and which aims at increasing efficiency in energy usage, has met up with ladies from Edirne. Enerji Hanım explains the key points of using energy efficiently in every city she visits where, by small exams she makes, in a way measures women’s level of energy conscience. Enerji Hanım was pleased with the highly correct answers that women from Edirne gave to her questions.
Expansion for Efficiency
Mr. Adnan Ersoy Ulubaş, the Vice President of the Energy Efficiency Association who made the opening speech of the educational program, said that details we never notice or take seriously would in fact reduce wastage of resources significantly. Mr.Ulubaş stated that the Enerji Hanım Project emerged after wide-scope studies and that with this project alone, Turkey would make annual savings up to 4 billion Liras. Mr.Ulubaş said that people hearing about the campaign often asked him about whether an energy shortcut existed in Turkey. He further said the following: “Thanks to God, there is no such inconvenience. We call upon people to make savings, not to refrain from using energy. Our request is for a more smart and efficient use of energy. Turkey is growing and its need for energy does so in parallel. We have to use this energy correctly. That’s all we ask. Edirne connects Anatolia to Europe and throughout its history; it has hosted many civilizations and mesmerizes people with its cultural richness. This beautiful city will mesmerize us with its achievements in energy efficiency”.
Resources of Energy are not Indefinite
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel, the Department Head of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, and a Board of Directors Member of the Energy Efficiency Association called upon women to use efficiently and thus contributing to both household and national economies.
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel, who stated that by raising awareness with the Enerji Hanım Project, they tried to develop a conscience for an efficient use of energy, further said the following: “We have started the work with women. We believe that just like in everything else, our women will also succeed in using energy efficiently”.
Dr. Yüksel, who stated that the Enerji Hanım Project that pertains to efficient energy usage at homes would be followed by energy efficiency projects in transportation and industry, further said the following: “Within the last 10 years, Turkey’s energy consumption approximately increased by 50 percent. And within the upcoming 10 years, the energy demand will increase at this ratio. However, resources of energy are not indefinite. The importance of efficient energy usage is better understood when one looks into it from this aspect. The savings introduced by efficiency will create very significant gains for our country”.
Enerji Hanım, who took the stage following opening speeches, was met with enthusiasm by the women from Edirne. Enerji Hanım, who warmed up the environment with her joy and created moments of pleasure for the participants, explained women the key points for contributing to the household budget and efficiently using the country’s resources. Following the educational program, a lottery was held amongst the meeting’s participant women and 20 participants were awarded several electrical home gadgets such as refrigerators, vacuum cleaners and flat irons.