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Largest-ever power cuts hit Turkey's industrial production: Report

The government has imposed three days of power outages a week in the country's hundreds of organised industrial zones

The Ministry of Power has suggested that the 33 kV system be handed over from discoms to the STUs for better planning, loss reduction and increased supply reliability.

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Turkey slashed electricity supplies to industry after Iran announced a temporary halt in natural gas exports, a move that threatens to hit critical sales abroad.
The government has imposed three days of power outages a week in the country’s hundreds of organised industrial zones. The main electricity distribution company TEIAS verbally informed zone managers over the weekend and said written notices would follow.

Car maker Renault SA announced it will stop production at its Bursa plant for 15 days, according to reports in the Turkish press, as the outages compound the global chip shortage already battering the automotive

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First Published: Jan 25 2022 | 12:09 AM IST

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