Solar electricity generation approaches 8000 megawatts, and Turkey’s exports amounted to 458 million dollars

Turkey's exports amounted to 458 million dollars

Turkey has seen a significant increase in investment in renewable energy and increased generation of installed solar power. From 40 megawatts to 7816 megawatts.

The world’s energy and electricity production needs are largely met from sources such as coal, oil and natural gas, which are declining from year to year.

Consumption of fossil fuels pollutes the surroundings and will increase the consequences of world warming and global climate change.

In recent years, Turkey has increased its efforts to meet its energy needs by relying on renewable energy sources, called clean energy, and by reducing external dependence in energy.

According to the information of the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources:

1- Turkey started installing solar power generation in 2014 and its production reached 40 megawatts that year.
2- In 2015, Turkey managed to increase its production of installed solar energy, bringing the total production to 249 MW.
3- The installed solar power generation in 2016 amounted to 833 megawatts.
4- In 2017, Turkey managed to increase the volume of its installed solar power generation. to 3,421 megawatts, an increase of nearly 311% compared to 2016.
5- Last year (2021), a new solar power plant with a capacity of 1149 MW was opened. Incorporating it into the public grid, bringing the installed solar energy in the country to 7,816 megawatts.

Big increase in solar energy

said Tolga Shalli, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Green Energy Association. Turkey’s increase in installed solar energy is enormous.

He pointed out that the state’s support for the environment-friendly energy sector contributed. In increasing the state’s capacity in the field of solar power generation.

He stressed the importance of renewable energy sources in facing the crises of climate change. And reduce foreign dependency in the energy sector.

“Turkey has a crucial geographical position that permits it to be additional exposed to the sun and take pleasure in alternative energy,” aforementioned aforementioned،There is no place within Turkey’s borders that cannot benefit from solar energy.”

He pointed out that solar power plants are concentrated in the Aegean region and around the states of Karaman and Antalya (south) and Isparta (west). Pointing to the importance of addressing the climate change crisis, and Parliament’s approval of the Paris Climate Agreement. Increasing the percentage of investment in renewable energy and sustainable clean energy.

Shalli explained that renewable energy sources ar of nice importance to commercialism firms. And that these resources enable local companies to compete in the European market in the future.

Our beautiful country has important clean energy resources. Especially wind energy, solar energy, geothermal energy and other resources.

He added that providing electric energy from these sources will enable Turkey to take important steps in combating the climate change crisis, as well as reducing external dependence on energy.

Also, Turkey’s exports of air conditioners amounted to 458 million dollars in January

Turkey’s exports of air conditioners amounted to 458 million dollars in January and according to the data of the Turkish Exporters Association, Turkey’s exports of air conditioners amounted to 458 million dollars in January.

The Turkish Exporters Association said in a statement that Turkey’s total exports in January of last year amounted to $17.6 billion. An increase of 17.3% compared to the same month in the previous year.

Air conditioner exports increased by 14.6% in January. Compared to the same month in 2021, it achieved revenues of 458 million and 580 thousand dollars.

During the mentioned period, Turkish air conditioners reached the market of 167 countries and at the level of importers, the European Union topped the list with 221 million dollars. As for the countries of the Middle East, it is worth 49 million dollars.

Turkey .. Expects to sell 5 million roses on “Valentine’s Day”

On the other hand, Savaş Akcan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Ornamental Plant Producers Association, expected. That the number of roses that will be sold in Turkey will reach 5 million roses on Valentine’s Day, which falls on February 14.

He stated that preparations for Valentine’s Day have been completed, noting that sales of roses on Valentine’s Day increased significantly compared to the rest of the year, and pointed to a slight increase in prices compared to last year as a result of increased production needs.

In addition to our domestic sales, we have a tendency to conjointly export abroad. Last year, the sector’s export revenue amounted to $76 million. On February 14, the world celebrates the so-called Valentine’s Day and the streets are lined with red roses and the colors that show their details.

According to Roman mythology, “Valentine’s Day” is the day of “Saint Valentine,” whose name is associated with the concept of romantic love. This day is a special day when lovers express their feelings by sending Valentine cards or giving red flowers.

Turkey lifts ban on commercialism rubbish from Asian nation

Lebanese Economy Minister Amin Salam announced that Turkey has lifted the ban imposed on scrap metal imports from Lebanon since 2018 due to security conditions.

“Turkish Trade Minister Mehmet Muş called me and informed me that the decision has been officially taken and Lebanon can return to exporting scrap metal immediately,” Salam said in a statement.

He added that it is the result of our bilateral meetings with the Turkish authorities. We succeeded in lifting the ban on the export of “scrap metal” to Turkey in the first stage.

He praised Turkey’s move, saying it was “very positive and supports the Lebanese economy at a sensitive stage.” He called on all brotherly countries to get Lebanon out of its severe crisis.

Lebanon has been living through the worst economic crisis in its history for nearly two years. With the collapse of the local lira, shortages of medicine, fuel and other basic commodities, and a sharp decline in the purchasing power of its citizens.

Prior to the imposition of the ban, Lebanon exported more than 40 percent of the total “scrap metal” exported to Turkey. This saved the Lebanese economy about $100 million a year.

It is reported that a delegation of Lebanese ministers headed by Prime Minister Najib Mikati visited Ankara earlier. He discussed with Turkish officials ways to improve cooperation between the two countries in many fields.

Mikati said, during his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ، Lebanon goes through nearly the worst crisis within the world, economically, financially and socially, and that we want support altogether fields.

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