EghtesadOnline: Iran's electricity consumption, which had leaped during the summer heat wave in the past few weeks, has fallen by some 15%, giving the government great relief.
EghtesadOnline: The caretaker energy minister last week outlined an unsurprising uptrend in Iran’s water and electricity use, rendering as insufficient government efforts and public pleas to a population of 80 million to rein in water and electricity consumption.
EghtesadOnline: Hardwiring the culture of judicious electricity consumption in domestic consumers can help the country make up for part of its electricity shortages in the hot season, a deputy manager at Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Imposing higher tariffs on those who exceed reasonable consumption limits is most effective way of convincing the public to consume electricity prudently, a veteran economist says.
EghtesadOnline: In an effort to curtail electricity consumption and alleviate power demand that soared to record-high levels in recent days, Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said it is charging consumers based on different consumption brackets, with the largest consumers charged up to three times the tariffs levied on regular users.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s electricity consumption reached a peak of 55,400 megawatts on Wednesday, experiencing a 7% rise compared with the consumption level in the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s electricity consumption reached a peak of 52,470 megawatts on Sunday, the highest in the current fiscal year that started in March and close to the 52,790-MW mark reached in the fiscal 2016-17. Electricity demand is forecast to reach as high as 56,000 MW this summer, according to ISNA, citing a report by the Energy Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry is adopting measures to ensure that growing power demand will be met during the hot summer season, a deputy energy minister said.