EghtesadOnline: Power plants in Gilan Province generated 1.5 million megawatt-hours of electricity between July 23 and August 22, of which 35% were delivered to the neighboring provinces, a deputy manager of the provincial power company said.
EghtesadOnline: An official at the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade denied “exaggerated” claims by the Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) about the role of illegal cryptominers in the ongoing power shortages.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity consumption in Iran sets a record on Tuesday by exceeding 67,000 megawatts, spokesman of Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Estimates show that Iran’s electricity consumption will be around 78,000 megawatts in the next five years, and in case the current level of electricity generation does not increase, the country will have a deficit of 18,000 MW, managing director of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Executive operations to harmonize Iran and Russia’s electricity grids are expected to start in September, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is the only country in the world where 20% of the annual GDP ($100 billion) are spent on energy consumption subsidies, the vice president of Iran Electrical Industry Syndicate said.
EghtesadOnline: Big power users, including automakers, steel complexes and cement factories who say load shedding will sound the death knell of their industry, want the government to pass regulations to help them generate their own electricity because they no longer want to be at the mercy of the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir), the Energy Ministry's deputy for economic and planning department said.
EghtesadOnline: Power exports to Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan have grounded to a halt to help stabilize power supply during peak hours, head of Iran Grid Management Company, an Energy Ministry subsidiary, said.
EghtesadOnline: The private sector is reluctant to embark on power projects due to the Energy Ministry's refusal to levy attractive tariffs for electricity generation, the vice president of Iran Electrical Industry Syndicate said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s electricity consumption reached an unprecedented record of 64,046 megawatts on Tuesday, the highest since keeping records started nearly a century ago.