In order to recognize the investment environment in the city, the Japanese delegation visited the solar power plant built by the Metropolitan Municipality on the roof of ESHOT workshops for electric buses.
With the organization of Izmir Development Agency and Zafer Development Agency, Japanese investors visited Izmir to examine the electric bus project carried out by the Metropolitan Municipality and the solar energy system supporting this project in order to reduce the carbon emissions in the city. The Japanese delegation, which included the President of Japan, Takashi Oika, Director Wayama Takako, and Reina Maeda of the Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Tokyo Office, the Japanese delegation to Japan, along with Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard; After visiting the bus, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality visited the workshops of the General Directorate of ESHOT in Gediz.
Vahyettin Akyol, Head of Building Facilities Department of ESHOT, gave information about the production of electricity for electric buses. The members of the delegation wanted to see the solar power plant built on the roof of the workshops. ESHOT managers who did not break this request, Japanese investors took to the roof.
64 is worth a thousand trees
ESHOT officials said that all of their energy needs for electric buses were met with solar power plants built on the roof of Gediz's workshops. tons of carbon dioxide emissions, they said. Guest delegation members were informed that this value is equal to the amount of CO2017 that the 1,5 bin 722 tree can filter in one day.
Coordinator of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Tokyo, Ferda Gelegen stated that they are an organization based in Vienna and said that they have been working in Japan since 1981 and that the companies in Japan are a very full region and that the Japanese companies are focusing on investment in different centers of the country. Gelegen, Izmir is also the beginning of these cities, he said.
New solar power stations on the road
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality General Directorate of ESHOT has completed the feasibility studies of solar power plants with a total capacity of 2 MW to be installed in the garages of Adatepe and Çiğli after Gediz. Taking action to complete project approvals and tender preparations by the end of the year, ESHOT, along with these investments, will be able to cover much of the electricity consumed by the enterprise from the sun.
To be told in the USA
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which has been awarded the Büyük Environment and Sustainable Development Award Bel by UITP last year, won the second prize with this project. "Zero Emission Transportation Project", Turkey Healthy Cities Association 2018 year's Best Practices Contest "Healthy Environment" category was awarded the first prize in the Metropolitan 12.
The success of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will be announced to the world as an example of the ”World Resources Institute bulunan which is located in Washington, the capital of the United States of America.