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 Consumer Price Index utilities (water, electricity, natural gas, etc.) in the 12-month period ending May 20 increased by 23% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Almost 25% of the electricity produced in the last fiscal (ended in March) was generated from renewable sources (steam, water, nuclear, wind and solar), chief executive officer of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Importing electricity from Iran is of vital importance for Iraq (both politically and economically), the Iraqi Minister of Electricity Majid Mahdi Hantoush said at the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity export from Iran s to neighboring countries shot up by 27.6% last year (March 2019-2020) compared to the year before, reaching more than 8 billion kilowatt hours – almost six times the power imported in the same year.
EghtesadOnline: The Producer Price Index for the electricity sector in the four-quarter period ending March 19 decreased by 3.96% compared with the same period of the year before, according to data reported by the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Decline in electricity output due to high gas consumption in the household sector will have adverse effects on the power export, vice president of Iran Electrical Industry Syndicate said.
EghtesadOnline: Heavy snow in northern Gilan Province in the last few days has killed seven people, blocked roads and cut off electricity to 200,000 subscribers.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has granted Iraq a 45-day sanctions waiver enabling the country to continue importing vital Iranian gas and electricity supplies.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption data between March to December 2019 shows an increase of 3.2% compared to the corresponding period in the previous year.