EghtesadOnline: Iraq could lower its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity imports next year if (and when) OPEC's second largest oil producer can implement multi-billion deals signed with US companies and attract Saudi investments, the deputy prime minister said.
EghtesadOnline; Tehran Water and Wastewater Company, a subsidiary of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa), and state-owned Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization, aka Satba, signed a long-term agreement based on which the former will sell electricity generated with sewage to the latter, deputy operations manager at TWWC said Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of steam units has started in several power plants and more will be added soon, a senior executive at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Exporting electricity can be more profitable if private firms are also allowed to sell, without state interference, the power they generate, head of the Federation of Iranian Energy Exports Industries said in Tehran Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Following its calls to reduce power consumption and avoid outages in the hot summer months, the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has signed 250,000 contracts with heavy consumers (industrial and farming communities) to shift consumption from on-peak to off-peak hours, head of company’s distribution department said.
EghtesadOnline: Power load peaked at all-time high of 58,104 megawatts on Saturday, up 330 MW compared to the highest recorded in 2019, spokesman for the Energy Ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: Routine maintenance of 84 thermal power plants has been completed with a 33-day delay, head of Technical Affairs Department of the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: To help stabilize power supply in the desert Yazd Province, a small-scale power plant with distributed generation system came online in Taft County, the head of small scale power projects in the provincial electricity company said.
EghtesadOnline: So long as electricity export is the exclusive premise of the Energy Ministry, the power industry will remain far on the periphery due to the obvious reluctance of private firms to get involved with mega projects, an energy expert has warned.
EghtesadOnline: The average efficiency of thermal power plants reached 38.58% last year (ended in March), which was 0.48% more than the year before, managing director of Iran's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.