Enerji ve Tabii Kaynaklar Bakan Yardımcısı Alparslan Bayraktar, TÜSİAD tarafından düzenlenen “İklim Değişikliği ile Mücadele ve Enerji Sektörünün Dönüşümü” toplantısına katıldı. İnternet üzerinden gerçekleştirilen toplantıda önemli açıklamalar yapan Bayraktar, Türkiye’nin yenilenebilir enerji konusunda Avrupa’da 5., dünyada ise 12. sırada olduğunu söyledi.
Explaining that 27 billion dollars of support has been provided in the last 10 years within the scope of the Renewable Energy Resources Support Mechanism (YEKDEMAlparslan Bayraktar said that the support made only last year was 6 billion dollars. Stating that the installed capacity of renewable energy in Turkey is approaching 100 thousand megawatts, the deputy minister said that the sector has evolved to a new place with these steps.
Alparslan Bayraktar, who mentioned about energy transformation to the natural gas reserve discovered in the Black Sea, said that Turkey's energy transformation shall become easier with natural gas. Deputy Minister stated that the natural gas that will start to be extracted in 2023 shall contribute 15-16 billion cubic meters annually to Turkey between 2025-2026 and it shall be very important for Turkey. natural gas reserves discovered in the Black Sea, said that Turkey's energy transformation will become even easier with natural gas. Stating that the natural gas, which will start to be extracted in 2023, will contribute 15-16 billion cubic meters annually to Turkey between 2025-2026, the deputy minister said that this is very important for Turkey.
Another person speaking within the scope of the meeting was TÜSİAD Vice President Murat Özyeğin. He emphasized the need to establish an “Emissions Trading System” in Turkey in order to reduce carbon emissions in the business world and argued that this would accelerate the renewable energy transformation of the private sector in particular. Emphasizing that an "Emissions Trading System" should be established in Turkey in order to reduce carbon emissions in the business world, Özyeğin argued that this would accelerate the renewable energy transformation of the private sector.