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.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity generated in Manjil wind farm in Gilan Province (with an installed capacity of 90 megawatts), surged 80% in 2019 compared to the year before, head of the provincial power company said.
EghtesadOnline: Three thermal power plants in Tehran, namely Tarasht in west and Rey and Besat in the south, provide electricity to the megalopolis. However, since the start of fall and with decline in consumption, two of the stations have ceased operation, said the director of Technical Support Office at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has enough potential to produce higher amounts of electricity from renewable sources while the current power output from it is less than 1,000 MW, vice president of Iran Electrical Industry Syndicate said.
EghtesadOnline: Unprecedented volatility in the currency market over the last 15 months is adding financial pressure on private electricity producers and most are on the verge of bankruptcy, head of the board of directors of the Power Generation Companies Syndicate said Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity consumption during peak demand season (June to August) declined by 1,000 megawatts compared to the year before, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The National Iranian Gas Company and Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) have been instructed in the next fiscal budget (March 2020-21) bill to install smart meters for subscribers with heavy consumers topping the priority list.