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.
EghtesadOnline: In line with the expansion of renewable electricity, 20,000 small solar power installations will be set up to supply electricity to 20,000 rural and nomad families.
EghtesadOnline: In line with plans to attract investments for green energy projects, the private sector has been authorized to export electricity generated via renewables, head of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization said Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Renewable energy sources in Iran generated over 4.3 billion kilowatt hours of electricity since 2009.
EghtesadOnline: Despite installed power generation capacity surpassing 80 gigawatts and exports to some neighboring states, several industrial townships in East Azarbaijan Province are deprived of electricity due to lack of infrastructure, the provincial deputy governor general for civil affairs said.