Report says Turkey to face power shortage by 2016

The report prepared by Turkey's national electricity grid company offers projections over electricity demand and supply in the country within the next ten years.

Report says Turkey to face power shortage by 2016

A report in Turkey on Wednesday warned that the country could run a painful electricity shortage by as early as 2016 if countermeasures were not introduced in the shortest possible time.

The report prepared by Turkey's national electricity grid company offers projections over electricity demand and supply in the country within the next ten years.

The report says that demand will increase by 5 percent to 7.5 percent every year until 2019 with an additional capacity of 15,600 to 17,238 megawatts is expected to be generated over the next ten-years time, according to two separate scenarios drafted in line with ongoing power plant constructions.

Demand in electricity will rise by 5 percent this year, 7.5 percent in 2012, 2013, 2014 and in 2015, and 7.4 percent in 2016, 2017, 2018 and in 2019, according to a high-demand scenario.


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