EghtesadOnline: In the present conditions allowing private companies to get involved electricity export will deprive the Energy Ministry of crucial forex revenue, the energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Energy companies in Asalouyeh, Bushehr Province, which store sulfur in open-air conditions have two months to build roofed warehouses and handle hazardous chemicals in enclosed areas, the provincial chief prosecutor said.
EghtesadOnline: Water stored in dams across Iran has reached 26.63 billion cubic meters, which is 1% less than the same time last year, the Energy Ministry news portal Paven reported.
EghtesadOnline: Fifty-five million dollars was allocated for the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba) in this Persian calendar year (March 2020-2021) and will be doubled next year to $102 million, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian held talks with Iraqi officials in Baghdad on Tuesday including the Minister of Electricity Majid Mahdi Hantoush.
EghtesadOnline: The main index of Tehran Stock Exchange, TEDPIX, gained 7,727.15 points or 0.53%, Tuesday to end trading at 1,473,701.9.
EghrtesadOnline: Power loss in transmission and distribution networks in Iran now is near 9.7% and should decline to 9.2% by the end of the current Persian calendar year (March 2021), the deputy energy minister for electricity affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: The Caspian Sea has been shrinking since 1995 and the trend is not expected to end in the foreseeable future due to a variety of reasons, namely rising temperatures linked to global warming and climate change, head of the National Center for Research and Studies of the Caspian Sea, affiliated to the Energy Ministry Water Research Center (WRC), said.
EghtesadOnline: The first phase of the first geothermal power plant near the city of Meshkinshahr in Ardebil Province is scheduled to come online in March 2021; however, some experts in the power industry believe construction of such facilities are economically unfeasible.
EghtesadOnline: Dam projects in Ilam Province have either been abandoned or making little progress if any and the Energy Ministry has not fulfilled its promises to help accelerate the construction.