Minister: Turkey's energy sector should grow at least 8 pc

Minister said that Turkey's energy sector should grow at least 8 percent in 2011 and 2012.

Minister: Turkey's energy sector should grow at least 8 pc

Turkey's energy and natural resources minister said on Thursday that Turkey's energy sector should grow at least 8 percent in 2011 and 2012.

Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz spoke at the signing ceremony of share transfer of Firat Electricity Distribution Corp. to Aksa Electricity Corp..

Yildiz urged private sector to display a better performance to improve the quality of services and to raise competition in electricity distribution.

Yildiz said Turkey's privatization income exceeded 16 billion USD in 2010, which was above the targets, and eulogized performance of energy sector in 2010.

Referring to investment need in energy sector, Yildiz said approximately 9.9billion TL-10 billion TL investment would be made to electricity distribution services in five years.

Yildiz said investments of energy sector till the year 2023 would be more than 125 billion USD.



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