EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry plans to boost power plants’ efficiency by phasing out outdated plants and building new ones in line with its strategic plan by 2025.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has launched plans to establish 40 small-scale power plants with distributed generation systems in the northern provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan with the help of the private sector, an energy official said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry is reviewing plans to expand the use of renewable forms of energy by supplying nomads with cheap and light solar photovoltaic panels.
EghtesadOnline: In line with efforts to attract much-needed foreign funds to expand power output capacity, the Energy Ministry has signed preliminary deals worth $6 billion to build new thermal power plants since early 2016, when sanctions against Tehran were lifted, managing director of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPHC) said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry is keen to make good on a promise to add at least 1,000 megawatts, or 1 GW, to total power generating capacity each year through 2022 with the help of the private sector, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has privatized over 50% of power plants in the last few years and Iranian Privatization Organization is assessing the value of other power stations, Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said.
EghtesadOnline: The rehabilitation of power transmission lines and the construction of new electrical substations will help the Energy Ministry handle peak-hour demands, vice chairman of the Iran Electrical Industry Syndicate said.