ENERJİ HANIM AT VAN
Enerji Hanım Met Ladies from Van
Conflux-like Participation in the Energy Efficiency Lesson
Participation to the education meeting in Van of Enerji Hanım, who arrived to the city for explaining energy efficiency and making savings, virtually turned into a conflux.
Mr. Adnan Ersoy Ulubaş, the Vice President of the Energy Efficiency Association, said that Van Meeting of the project targeting savings at 4 billion Liras, turned into an “expansion of efficiency”.
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel, the Department Head of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, underlined that the demand for energy increased rapidly and further said the following: “The importance of efficiency is better understood when we think about the limitation of resources”.
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 Van. The meeting drew large interest from women from Van. The crowd did not fit into the hall, the lounge and the garden were also full of women.
Expansion for Efficiency
Mr. Adnan Ersoy Ulubaş, the Vice President of the Energy Efficiency Association, who spoke during the meeting that drew intense attention, said that an efficient use of energy would provide 4 billion Liras of savings to the country.
Mr. Ulubaş said that in Van, they organized the 6th meeting of the Enerji Hanım project and that they will conduct educational meetings on energy efficiency in a total of 20 cities. Mr. Adnan Ersoy Ulubaş, who stated that the economic development of the region would accelerate with the contribution made by the peace process, said the following: “This intense participation shows that this meeting in a way represented an expansion for energy efficiency. I ask you support the development phase started with the peace process by increasing energy efficiency”.
Resources are Limited and Efficiency is Important
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 contribute 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”.