YK Energy Adds 3 Year 1 Million Trees Turkey.
YK Energy Environment Manager Banu Göle " 18.12.2019'da General Directorate of Forestry (OGM) and Yeniköy Kemerköy electricity generation and trade A.P. in accordance with the afforestation Cooperation Protocol signed between us, our company has committed to planting 1 million seedlings in 3 years (during 2020, 2021 and 2022), so it is under the obligation to pay TL 6.1 million in total in 3 years. According to the information provided to us by OGM as YK energy, in 2020, 125,000 seedlings were planted on 120 hectares in Amasya on behalf of our institution, 110,000 seedlings were planted on 110 hectares in Sivas province and 70 thousand seedlings were planted on 70 hectares in Bingel province, in total 305,000 seedlings were planted on 370 hectares. In addition, in addition to these figures, a total of 406,000 seedlings were planted in 2020, including 100,000 units through the Coal Producers Association (Kömürder) and 1,000 units within the scope of the breath into the future event organized by the Ministry of Forestry.
Considering that 66 thousand hectares of woodland has been lost in our country due to fires in the last 10 years, the importance of 1 million tree saplings in 3 years will be gained by YK energy to our country is more clearly understood,” he said.
“As you know, in our country, the Ministry of energy and Natural Resources Environment and Urban Planning Ministry and the Ministry of Agriculture and forestry policies and legislation, they are also eco-friendly management based on the principle of local people in support of the principles of socio-economic added value in terms of providing mining is planned.“in this context, Yeniköy Kemerköy thermal power plants operated by IC Holding and Limak Holding Investment Partnership plan their activities in order to support the claim of “environmentally sensitive mining is possible”, " Göle said.
YK Energy Environment Manager Banu Göle explained:;
“The place of mines in the development of the country due to the use of our domestic resources and their contribution to the economy cannot be ignored in any way. Since it is not possible to give up operations related to mining, it is necessary to adopt a planned business approach that supports social welfare in mining in our country and works in cooperation with local people, is environmentally sensitive, is based on engineering designs and best applies the principles of Science and technology”