Turkey wants to cut industrial sector power bills by launching a project to produce energy savings and by using more efficient motors, according to the country’s industry and technology minister.

“The energy demands of Turkish industry have more than doubled over the past 17 years, and this rapid rise will continue in the future,” Mustafa Varank told an energy summit held in the capital Ankara on Tuesday.

He added that it is important to make improvements in industrial branches with heavy power demands.

Pointing to some 2 million people employed in 315 organized industrial zones in Turkey, he said

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