EghtesadOnline: Transferring water from the Caspian Sea to Semnan Province would destroy the pristine nature in the region and convert it to another industrial zone like Yazd and Isfahan that have been grappling with water shortages and associated problems for decades, says an environmental activist and a researcher at the Research Institute for Forests and Rangelands.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of a 100-megawatt solar power plant started in Semnan on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 155,000 tons of goods worth $136 million were exported from Semnan Province during the seven months to Oct. 22, registering a 51% increase in value compared to last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: With almost 500 million cubic meters of water wasted in the industrial and farming sectors in Semnan Province, a plan to transfer water from the Caspian Sea in the north to the arid region would indeed be an exercise in futility, an expert at the Research Institute for Forests and Range and director of the Public Participation Office of the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: In line with the government's goal of linking 90% of suburban homes to the national gas network by 2022, the grid is passing through rugged mountain areas in Yazd, Gilan, Kurdestan, Semnan and Fars provinces.
EghtesadOnline: Amirkabir University of Technology's Garmsar branch in Semnan Province is planning to establish a science and technology park in Garmsar Special Economic Zone.
EghtesadOnline: Semnan Province Electric Power Distribution Company will set up 100 small-scale solar power systems for rural homes in the next calendar year (starts March 21), the managing director said Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Finland Ambassador to Tehran Harri Kamarainen said on Saturday that Finland is keen on cooperation with Semnan province in light of the industrial and mine capacities of the province.