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Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:00

Coal: beneficial for Turkey's power generation

Gas will continue to lose out against coal in Turkey's power generation, according to a new report by Oxford Institute for Energy Studies published on Monday.

The report said that the Turkish government is prioritizing coal usage over gas for power generation because it does not have any binding obligations to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.

“However, Turkey expressed its readiness to join the global fight against climate change and is expected to reduce its 2020 emissions level of CO2, in line with the Paris Declaration,” the report stated, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to Anadolu Agency.

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Person in charge of the newsline: Jeyhun Bayramov

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