EghtesadOnline: Electricity wastage in the national grid is planned to decline and reach 9% in the next four years from the current rate of 10.9%, a deputy energy minister said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Reducing electricity wastage in the national power grid and promoting prudent consumption can help tackle the country's occasional power shortage, a deputy at Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is pursuing plans to connect its power grid with European electrical systems, and Armenia, a nation of about 3 million people northwest of Iran, is seen as playing a key role in the linkup.
EghtesadOnline: Power plants with a combined production capacity of about 3,500 megawatts, or 3.5 gigawatts, are under construction and will join the national power grid by the summer of next year.
EghtesadOnline: In line with efforts to expand electricity output capacity, the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company has signed three preliminary deals to build new thermal power plants that will add 8,400 megawatts to the country's total electricity production capacity by 2023, the company's deputy for planning said.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 3,500 megawatts in new electricity production capacity will be added to the national power grid by the summer of next year, deputy energy minister for planning said on Wednesday.
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.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 2,000 megawatts in new installed power capacity will be added to the national grid this month to help avoid possible blackouts during summer, said Mohsen Tarztalab, managing director of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPHC).