EghtesadOnline: The Producer Price Index of the electricity sector (using 2011 as the base year) stood at 193.58 in the second quarter of the current Iranian year (June 21-Sept. 21), indicating a growth of 44.11% compared with the same quarter of last year.
EghtesadOnline: The second gas unit of Qeshm Combined Cycle Power Plant in Qeshm Island, off the Persian Gulf, was inaugurated Thursday making the island self-sufficient in electricity generation.
EghtesadOnline: The number of electricity meters nationwide in household, agro and industrial sectors has grown 12 times in four decades, the Energy Ministry spokesman for the power department said.
EghtesadOnline: The average volume of water used to produce electricity in Besat Combined-Cycle Power Plant in south Tehran is 45 times above other power stations in the capital.
EghtesadOnline: A deputy energy minister has expressed the hope that Iran and Afghanistan would expand cooperation in all areas of trade, transit, and electricity.
EghtesadOnline: Low power tariffs and the volatile currency market have put private electricity producers under mounting financial pressure, head of the board of directors of the Power Generation Companies Syndicate said.
EghtesadOnline: Since the beginning of the current water year last September the amount of water in dams around Tehran has plunged by 100 million cubic meters compared to the same period last year, head of hydropower installations at the Tehran Regional Electricity Company said.
EghtesadOnline: A study on the synchronization of Iran’s and Russian electricity networks is to be completed in the next few months and if all goes well executive operation will begin, the energy minister said Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Two solar farms and two small-scale power stations were inaugurated in Yazd Province on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Free or subsidized electricity cannot help tackle the array economic ills and challenges, but wrong policies will certainly lead to more complex issues, a veteran economist says.