Nigerian Senators on Study tour visit Turkey’s electricity plant in Istanbul

On day four of the executive study program of Turkey electricity and exchange, Nigerian Senators went on a tour guide of Turkey’s electricity plant in Istanbul.

The lawmakers after a three-day exhaustive lectures on Electricity Distribution and Systems Operator in
Turkey-The Energy Exchange (EXIST-EPIAS) on day four visited the Electricity System: Generation, Transmission plant, in Karpowership, Istanbul.

Recall that Turkey used more electricity per person than the global average, but less than the European average, with demanded peaking in summer due to air conditioning. Most electricity is generated from coal, gas and hydropower, with hydroelectricity from the east transmitted to big cities in the west. Electricity prices are state-controlled, but wholesale prices are heavily influenced by the cost of imported gas.

Former Deputy Governor of Taraba State, who is also Senator representing Taraba Central Senatorial District,Senator Haruna Manu alongside his fellow lawmakers were captured on camera at the tour.

See photos of the tour below


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