The World Will Invest 37.4 Trillion Dollars in Energy
THE WORLD WİLL INVEST 37.4 TRILLION DOLLARS IN ENERGY
The Need for Energy will Increase by 50% within 10 Years
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel stated that no safety problems existed in Turkey in terms of energy supply and large-scale investments were needed on the energy supply infrastructure in order to renew the existing capacity and meet the increasing demand for energy.
Enerji Hanım, who travelled throughout the country for promoting efficient energy usage at homes, got together with ladies from Diyarbakır and discussed with them the subject of efficiency.
The training program organized in Diyarbakır’s Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı Culture Center was attended by Mrs. Mine Lök Beyaz, Mr. Mehmet Galip Ensarioğlu and Mrs.Oya Eronat, Deputies from AK Party, Mrs.Selma Yıldız, the spouse of Mr.Taner Yıldız, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources as well as many ladies from Diyarbakır.
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Energy Efficiency Association and who made the opening speech of the meeting, drew attention to the fact that just like other parts of the world, energy demand in our country also increased owing to population increase, urban development and industrialization and that therefore, efficient usage of resources bore vital importance due to environmental effects and their being limited in contrast to the increase for their demand.
Energy Investments of 37.4 Trillion Dollars will Made Until 2035
Mrs. Yüksel, who stated that primary energy demand in Turkey increased by 50% within the last decade and within the next 10 years this increase would continue, further said the following: “According to the forecasts of the International Energy Agency, world’s primary energy demand is expected to increase by 50% in 2035 if the current energy policies are maintained”. Investments of 37.4 trillion dollars are needed on the energy sector between 2012 and 2035 in order to meet this demand, two-third of which will arrive from countries outside the OECD. 17 trillion dollars of the total investment is planned to the used in the electricity and 19 trillion dollars thereof in the petroleum and gas sectors.
Savings of 4 Billion TL will be Made by Using Energy Consciously at Homes
Dr. Neslihan Yüksel underlined that all such investments could be reduced by a more efficient usage of energy and concluded her words as follows:
““We, youngsters, the aged, women, men as a whole have important duties and responsibilities in order to reduce energy importation and dependency abroad and to ensure an efficient usage thereof. Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Taner Yıldız stated that by efficiently using energy countrywide annual savings of 15 billion TL could be obtained. The Enerji Hanım Project is amongst those we have initiated for reaching this target. Just by heeding to the warnings by Enerji Hanım, we can make an annual contribution of 4 billion TL to the national economy by using electric gadgets consciously at home and preferring energy-smart bulbs”.”
Enerji Hanım was Pleased with the Interest of Ladies from Diyarbakır
Enerji Hanım took the stage after the opening speeches and made a small examination on Diyarbakır’s ladies by asking them several questions about energy efficiency. Enerji Hanım later gave examples on how wastage of household and national resources can be prevented via small measures and applications. At the end of the lottery held amongst the meeting’s participants following the educational program, the winners were awarded many energy-smart products such as refrigerator, washing machine, vacuum cleaner and kitchen robot.