Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak said that Istanbul could face serious electricity shortages in the next few years if the necessary big investments are not made.
Minister Albayrak explained that if required investments in the modernization of outdated infrastructure are not immediately made, Istanbul will face electricity cuts in the next three to five years. The Marmara region, where Istanbul is located, consumes about a third of Turkish total electricity use. He noted that currently large quantities of electricity has been carried from Anatolia and the Black Sea region to Istanbul, which poses a serious risk.
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Tags: electricity, investment, power shortage, Turkey