EIB holds Renewable Energy and Sustainability Summit in Izmir, Turkiye – ThinkGeoEnergy

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Energy

Renewable energy and sustainability summit, second session (source: EIB)

The “Renewable Energy and Sustainability Summit” in Izmir, Turkiye, organized by the Aegean Exporters’ Associations, brought together all the stakeholders of the renewable energy sector.

The “Renewable Energy and Sustainability Summit” organized by Aegean Exporters’ Associations brought together all parties in the renewable energy sector on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The summit was organized to draw attention to the importance of renewable energy sources and the potential of the Aegean Region.

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Reminding of the carbon tax at the border that will come into effect with the European Green Agreement, Aegean Exporters’ Associations Coordinator President Jak Eskinazi underlined that the exports and competitiveness of many sectors, especially iron-steel, chemistry, automotive and textile, will be affected.
Aegean Exporters’ Unions Coordinator Chairman Jak Eskinazi said: “Increasing the use of renewable energy sources and providing reliable and low-cost energy in an environmentally sustainable manner in a growing economy is the primary energy policy of our country. The share of Wind, Solar, Biomass and Geothermal energy, which are considered “renewable and clean energy sources”, has reached the level of 22 per cent in Turkey’s installed power of 100 thousand 334 Megawatts. We have reached this level with the investments we have made in the last 15 years. Truly a success story. Izmir is a renewable energy centre, in other words, it’s capital. We expect and desire that renewable energy technologies in Izmir will have an important share in the future of the energy market. As Aegean Exporters’ Associations, we would like to contribute to our industry, which is developing rapidly and has a very important potential in our region. Field studies show that Turkey’s renewable energy equipment exports exceed 500 million dollars annually.”
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources General Manager of Energy Affairs Dr Omer Erdem said, “Thanks to the additional 2,787 MW capacity allocated for renewable resources …

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