8th International Energy Congress and Fair

Underlining the need for energy resources diversification through deployment of renewable and indigenous sources, Minister Alaboyun stated: “We have a very important shortfall and it is nuclear energy. Turkey without nuclear means Turkey with no energy in the future. I assume that one or two reactors in our first nuclear power plant Akkuyu will be taken into operation by 2023.”

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In his speech delivered at the 8th International Energy Congress and Fair, Minister Alaboyun stated that organizing such events in the capital city Ankara bears a particular importance. Underlining the fact that Turkey is a poor country in terms of crude oil and natural gas resources, although has a high potential in renewables and in other indigenous energy sources, Minister Alaboyun expressed that Turkey’s target is to double its installed capacity in the forthcoming 8 years.